2013 NEWS ITEMS:
1. SPRING BANQUET RECAP
2. PRAYER MEETINGS IN MAY
3. ETHNIC MINISTRY SCHEDULE
4. UPCOMING EVENTS
5. INTERNET RESOURCES
1. SPRING BANQUET RECAP
Over 300 people attended the JFM Spring Banquet on Saturday, May 4th. It was the largest attendance to date at a JFM banquet. We thank Calvary Temple International Assembly in Wayne, NJ for hosting this event. The guest speaker, Pastor Muhammad, stated that just as Jesus gave Lazarus life from the dead, so He can bring Muslims to spiritual life and salvation.
2. PRAYER MEETINGS IN MAY: Let us join in prayer during these significant days.
- NJ: A JFM women’s prayer meeting is now being held every Thursday at 2 pm in Clifton, NJ. Please contact us for more details.
- NYC: No prayer meeting Memorial Day Weekend.
- CT: Please contact us for more details.
3. ETHNIC MINISTRY MEETING SCHEDULE
JFM English Language Fellowship will meet on Sunday, May 26that 4:30 pm. The location is First Baptist Church, 142-10 Sanford Ave, Flushing, NY 11355. Please bring a dish to pass for the fellowship meal.
Turkish Church meets Sundays, 2 PM at Grace Church, 45 Hazel St., Clifton 07011. The service is in Turkish. Please contact us for more information.
A French service is held at Living Waters Christian Center, hosted at Bethel Gospel Assembly, 2 E. 120 th Street, NY, NY 10035. The service is every Sunday at 9 am.
South Asian Fellowship is held the first Saturday of each month in South Amboy, NJ. The time is 5:30 pm. The location is FFM Church, 2707 Main Street, Sayreville, NJ 08872, Room 101. Please enter the building through the Chapel door. Everyone is welcome to come join in for worship, testimonies, fellowship, prayer and preaching of the Word.
4. UPCOMING EVENTS:
- 10th Annual MBB Convention: Labor Day Weekend, Alexandria, VA.
- JFM Fall Banquet, Saturday, November 9th.
5. GREAT RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET : WEB SITES YOU SHOULD VISIT:
Christian web sites for Muslims and MBBs:
The petition to Bible translators and missions groups to retain “Father” and “Son”: http://www.change.org/petitions/lost-in-translation-keep-father-son-in-the-bible
http://www.answering-islam.org - The most comprehensive web site for Christian answers to Muslim objections and questions. Sections in English and 28 other languages. Also includes a number of MBB testimonies (click on “Why They Converted”). www.BiblicalMissiology.org: a new site on Muslim evangelism methodology, contextualization, etc.
www.I2ministries.org: A global ministry preparing Christians to minister to Muslims.
www.engagingislam.org: Features a new book by the same name.
www.exodusfromdarkness.org. A site featuring the ministry of Dr. Daniel Shayesteh.
www.KoomeMinistries.org. A site featuring the ministry of Kamal Saleem.
http://wwwmuhammadanism.org/Urdu/testimony/default.htm - similar to Answering Islam site; contains the largest Urdu Christian website for Muslims. The same Urdu material is on www.noor-ul-huda.com including 12 testimonies of MBB scholars of the past.
http://www.muslimjourneytohope.com contains at least 49 video testimonies of MBBs conversion stories.
http://www.youtube.com/user/Muslims4Jesus This site has over 150 videos by MBBs, along with an extensive list of web sites about, or by, MBBs:
http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=PfanderFilms - 62 video critiques of Islam for Muslims by Jay Smith (5-10 minutes each) on Youtube. Smith, an American missionary to Muslims in the U.K., was born in India, has a PhD in Muslim studies, and often debates with Muslims in Hyde Park London.
http://www.exmuslim.com - A website hosted by an MBB, includes many articles about former Muslims as well as links to other web sites with MBB testimonies from www.muslimjourneytohope.com and www.answering-islam.org
www.persianwo.org – An all-purpose site for the Persian-speaking world. Includes easy to use Persian song sheets, and listings of Persian speaking churches around the world.
www.ArabHopeMinistry.com: A ministry to Arabs and others.
www.unreachednewyork.com: A site featuring many of the major unreached, unevangelized people groups in Metro NY.
http://www.shahadat.net or http://www.hesavedme.net - 11 Afghan MBB testimonies , 8 of which are in Dari.
www.ReachingtheNationsAmongUs.org: A resource site for materials such as the multi-language Jesus Film DVD.
www.JourneyAnswers.com: A site featuring video responses to life’s problems. Email correspondence and follow up are available. Muslim languages currently available: Farsi – www.pasokhha.com; Indonesian – www.teranghidup.com; as well as English – www.JourneyAnswers.com.
http://www.ruhallah.org contains a number of articles written for Muslims.
http://www.morethandreams.tv/ - 5 stories of former Muslims who now know Jesus as their Savior, recreated in docu-drama format, in their original languages with English subtitles. Also available on DVD.
http://www.FatherZakaria.net includes the written material in full from a Coptic Egyptian priest who is one of the best evangelists of Muslims .
http://www.mohabat.tv/ TV programs in Farsi are on the Mohabat Channel on Thursdays and Fridays.
http://www.noor-ul-huda.org an all Urdu site:- includes: a) testimonies of 12 Indo-Pak MBB scholars of the past; b) entire Urdu NT, c) over 100 banned or out of print Urdu Christian books, many written by MBBs and d) 30+ half hour – one hour audio lectures by a Pakistani MBB scholar.
http://www.iranianchristianradio.com - Iranian Christian Radio on the Web.
http://www.arabicbible.com site for Arabic speakers by Voice of Preaching the Gospel in Colorado; includes Arabic audio Bible readings and other information.
www.AnsweringMuslims.com. A website from Acts 17 Apologetics.
www.cennetvaadi.com. A new web site in Turkish.
http://www.danielali.org - Testimony and resources provided by an Iraqi Kurdish convert from Islam to Christ.
www.HisChoiceStones.org. A new site describing a new program that will provide housing and shelter for persecuted women.
www.radiomojdeh.com - Short messages, music, and scripture readings in Farsi geared to a radio audience.
Pastor Tim Snell addresses Insider Movements and Contextualization: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ybqw8NvYts
Raymonda Samawi’s web site : check out www.bsamawi.com to see how you can order tee shirts with unique Christian designs. They are geared to be a witness to Muslims.