• Inside Islam Article by Abdul Saleeb

    FROM TABLETALK | April 1998

    Although the religion of Islam is more characterized by its focus on the law, or shari’a, Islam also offers a comprehensive system of theology. Muslims often proudly point out that their doctrinal system is internally consistent, simple to understand, and devoid of the many mysteries surrounding the Christian faith. Traditionally, Islamic theology has been described in terms of the “five pillars” of faith (iman). These five teachings consist of belief in God, the angels, the prophets, their scriptures, and the day of judgment. God The cornerstone of Islam is the unshakable belief in the absolute oneness, sovereignty, and transcendence of … View Resource

  • Opportunity and Opposition Article by Abdul Saleeb

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2007

    What is happening with the church in the Muslim world in the beginning years of the twenty-first century? In the past, it was quite common for missionaries to spend a lifetime of faithful service to the Gospel and see very little or no tangible result in terms of Muslims coming to faith in Christ. But today we know of significant numbers of Muslims — sometimes in thousands and sometimes in tens of thousands — who have come to faith in the last fifteen years. Students of missions detect a number of factors that God is using for the advancement of … View Resource

  • Reaching Muslims with the Gospel of God: An Interview with Abdul Saleeb Article by Abdul Saleeb

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2013

    Tabletalk: Tell us how the Lord led you out of Islam to Christianity. Abdul Saleeb: My first encounter with the gospel and the Christian faith was through the ministry of a group of American missionaries in Europe. When I discovered that Christians did not believe that Jesus was simply a prophet but God incarnate who had died on the cross for our sins, my first reactions were: 1. Christians are insane. 2. How can anyone believe such blasphemies? Through many months of attending church, reading the Bible and comparing it with the Qur’an, and debating with my Christian friends … View Resource