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Muslims Converting to Christ by the Millions

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  • Muslims Converting to Christ by the Millions

    I know there are people who don't like Dinesh D'Souza, but I have been hearing through channels for the past 5 years about Muslims converting to Christianity.

    I personally know a pastor who has led several Muslims to Christ following dreams and visions where Muslims have had visions of Christ (Isa) coming to them, but they seem to understand that it's the "Muslim Prophet" Jesus - but the Son of God Jesus.

    The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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    Conversions are definitely happening but by the millions seems to be an exaggeration.

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      Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
      Conversions are definitely happening but by the millions seems to be an exaggeration.
      I first started talking about this about 5 years ago, and I keep checking back. The claim is about 6 million a year.
      The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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      • #4
        Daniel Pipes is a guy I have known well (lost touch with him about 25 years ago) but he also picks up on this...

        The Perilous Path from Muslim to Christian

        “More Muslims have come to faith in Jesus Christ over the last thirty years—and specifically over the last seven to ten years—than at any other time in human history,” wrote Joel Rosenberg in 2008, and the pace has intensified since then. Uwe Siemon-Netto confirmed in 2016 that “a global phenomenon is underway: Muslims are converting to various Christian denominations in droves in every part of the world.” Indeed, Christian missionaries have even coined a name and an abbreviation for them: Muslim-background believers, or MBBs.
        The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
          Daniel Pipes is a guy I have known well (lost touch with him about 25 years ago) but he also picks up on this...

          The Perilous Path from Muslim to Christian

          “More Muslims have come to faith in Jesus Christ over the last thirty years—and specifically over the last seven to ten years—than at any other time in human history,” wrote Joel Rosenberg in 2008, and the pace has intensified since then. Uwe Siemon-Netto confirmed in 2016 that “a global phenomenon is underway: Muslims are converting to various Christian denominations in droves in every part of the world.” Indeed, Christian missionaries have even coined a name and an abbreviation for them: Muslim-background believers, or MBBs.
          From that same article...

          MBBs can be notoriously difficult to quantify because of their discretion and even dissimulation. Still, some startling estimates exist. Duane Alexander Miller and Patrick Johnstone estimate the total number of MBBs in 2010 at nearly 10 million, marking a 50-fold increase over the fewer than 200,000 converts of fifty years earlier. Reports of widespread conversions of Muslims to Christianity come from regions as disparate as Algeria, Albania, Syria, and Kurdistan. Countries with the largest indigenous numbers include Algeria, 380,000; Ethiopia, 400,000; Iran, 500,000 (versus only 500 in 1979); Nigeria, 600,000; and Indonesia, an astounding 6,500,000 (due to unique circumstances). According to Andrew van der Bijl and Al Janssen, there are “even Christians in Medina and Mecca.”


          The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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          • #6
            I wonder what their lifespan is after converting. In some places I don’t think it’s very long.


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            • #7
              Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

              From that same article...

              MBBs can be notoriously difficult to quantify because of their discretion and even dissimulation. Still, some startling estimates exist. Duane Alexander Miller and Patrick Johnstone estimate the total number of MBBs in 2010 at nearly 10 million, marking a 50-fold increase over the fewer than 200,000 converts of fifty years earlier. Reports of widespread conversions of Muslims to Christianity come from regions as disparate as Algeria, Albania, Syria, and Kurdistan. Countries with the largest indigenous numbers include Algeria, 380,000; Ethiopia, 400,000; Iran, 500,000 (versus only 500 in 1979); Nigeria, 600,000; and Indonesia, an astounding 6,500,000 (due to unique circumstances). According to Andrew van der Bijl and Al Janssen, there are “even Christians in Medina and Mecca.”

              If that is indeed the case then Hallelujah!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                If that is indeed the case then Hallelujah!
                What's interesting is that most of the Christians I hear from (particularly Pastors) express "wonder" over the "dreams" and "visions" - but it all seems so legit, and, when questioned, it's the "Christian" Jesus who appears to them, not the Prophet Jesus of Islam.
                The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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                  Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

                  What's interesting is that most of the Christians I hear from (particularly Pastors) express "wonder" over the "dreams" and "visions" - but it all seems so legit, and, when questioned, it's the "Christian" Jesus who appears to them, not the Prophet Jesus of Islam.
                  Interesting.
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