Seven Themes of Fruitfulness > an article from International Journal of Frontier Missiology - “The authors are members of the Fruitful Practices Taskforce, which is a collaborative, multi-agency network of missiologists who are studying effective ﬁeld practitioners and how God is working through them. Through this they identify and publicize practices that are demonstrably “fruitful” in facilitating faith movements among Muslim peoples.”
rmuller.com Rolland Muller's home page lists his books, printed and electronic, and his resources link at the bottom left of his home page gives a healthy list of resources that can be downloaded for free.
No God but One: Allah or Jesus? A former Muslim investigates the evidence for Islam & Christianity by Nabeel Qureshi. Reviewed by Gary Ridley on the SEND U blog. The investigation is framed under two main questions: Question 1: What are the differences between Islam and Christianity? (pages 23-148) Question 2: Can we know whether Islam or Christianity is true? (pages 149-296)
Answering-Islam.org is a website that has many different Christian contributors. (Note: A few of these contributors are a bit strident, but most are not.) There are also links to other resources and websites that might prove helpful.
Muslim Ministry Training
I Heart Muslim Video Series and Study Guide, produced by SEND International
6 month Internships in the Philippines with SEND - contact the SEND International Office
One year internship with TAG in Dearborn, Michigan - contact SEND International Office - Training Apprentices to Go is Ward Church's (Michigan) 10-month program to train interns to start Jesus-community planting movements in the Muslim world. It is for busy people who have full-time jobs or are full-time students, but who will give 12-14 hours per week to developing their passion for Jesus, their passion for his Kingdom, and their passion for Going to see Jesus-communities growing in places where they currently don’t exist.
Crescent Project > Crescent Project's mission is to inspire, equip and serve the Church to reach Muslims with the Gospel of Christ for the Glory of God.
Training is essential for effective ministry among Muslims. Our Bridges Seminar (1-day seminar) and Bridges DVD study provide a practical understanding of Muslims, as well as methods that any Christian can use to effectively communicate the Gospel.
Our three-day Oasis Conference is an introduction and affirmation to what God is doing in the Muslim world.
Our one-week Sahara Challenge, a one-week summer training in Atlanta, takes a deeper look at Islam, culture, and ministry skills to prepare leaders for work among Muslims.
Zwemer Courses and Seminars > Most classes are one-week intensives offered on Columbia International University campus (South Carolina) in January and throughout the Summer, some are available online year-round, and a few are offered on-campus during the regular semester. All intensive courses may also be taken as a seminar for $250 (non-credit).
carlmedearis.com is now offering free teaching videos on line. He also offers a 7 week video course for $29 USD, which is more in-depth than the free ones, but his stuff is pretty good. I wouldn't agree with him on everything he says, but I really like his attitude and down to earth interactions in terms of relating to Muslims, and I find his talks challenging. His two best books - Muslims, Christians and Jesus and Speaking of Jesus, are great challenging reads. (Tim M)
EP training catalog - contact Ken Guenther for information about many different training seminars for those working with Muslim peoples
Woman to Woman, Sharing Jesus with a Muslim Friend > book by Joy Loewen. In this practical and very personal book, Joy shares not only her insights into befriending Muslim women, but many helpful stories from her own experiences. Her goal is to help readers “move from fear to love and compassion” so that they, too, can love as Christ does. Woman to Woman is essential reading for Christian leaders, ministries, and any layperson who wants to grow in love for and understanding of Muslims.