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A Response to Joseph Cumming's 'Muslim Followers of Jesus?'

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For the past 2,000 years, the Kingdom of God has expanded as people groups representing the world's "minor religious traditions" (animistic and polytheistic) in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas ...

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Contextualization of the gospel message to the Muslim audience is a hot topic in mission circles. What I find distressing is the proliferation of noted evangelical leaders and authors who have written ...

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As a follower of Jesus with a Christian family background, as a Lebanese having grown up and currently living on the Muslim-majority side of Beirut, as the grandson and son of grandparents and parents ...

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As a Muslim follower of Jesus, I would like to briefly comment on the current discussion. A Muslim follower of Jesus is someone, like me, who comes from a Muslim family and chooses to maintain his or ...

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C5 believers are defined as Muslims who follow Jesus as Lord and Savior. From Cumming's paper and more recent writings of proponents of the Insider Movement, the point is made that C5 is a divine initiative ...

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