John Dickson’s Letter to his Church about Islam

John Dickson’s Letter to his Church about Islam October 6, 2014

Over at ABC’s The Drum, John Dickson (Senior Minister of St. Andrews Anglican Church and Co-Director of CPX) has written a letter to his church about Islam that is worth reading.

In the end, I have a simple thing to say, and I feel a strong sense of God’s pleasure in saying it. Common sense and Christian faith urge us to shun both a naïve recasting of Islam as the mirror-image of liberal democracy, and a hateful projection of our own tribalism onto Australian Muslims. Instead, let’s go out of our way in the coming weeks and months to pray for the Muslims around us and to convey love and friendship toward them. I commit to pray for every Muslim I see, and when I meet Muslims personally, I will try to express friendship in Christ’s name.

"I haven't read either of these, but for me it would be hard to top ..."

Two Books on Doubt and Faith
"The new blog can be found at: https://secundumscripturas.com"

New Podcast – Church Grammarly
"I'm sorry to see that Hill has been taken in by the Warmist cult. So ..."

What Makes Romans So Powerful? – ..."
"Regarding "More than any time I can recall, our cultural moment is marked by a ..."

What Makes Romans So Powerful? – ..."

Browse Our Archives



TRENDING AT PATHEOS Evangelical
What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment