Duane Miller is an Anglican Christian and the author of Living Among the Breakage: Contextual Theology-Making and Ex-Muslim Christians, which covers a few reasons why Muslims are being converted to Christianity. He has a B.A. in Philosophy, an M.A. in Theology, a diploma in Arabic, and a Ph.D. in Divinity.  During the interview, Kurt talks to Duane about how, as Christians, we can reach out to Muslims in love.

Episode Highlights:

  • The reason for candles in the Catholic Church (6:21)
  • Duane explains how he became interested in understanding the conversion of Muslims to Christianity (7:45)
  • Social media stories about Muslims converting: #ExMuslim (9:15)
  • How many Muslims are converting? Global Census of Believers from a Muslim background (10:16)
  • Religious conversion is both a turning away from something old and turning to something new (11:28)
  • One reason why Muslims are attracted to Christianity is because of the non-violent example of the Savior (13:00)
  • Are people leaving Islam and then becoming agnostic? (14:36)
  • Muslims believe in Jesus, as a prophet (16:00)
  • Do Muslims convert in order to seek asylum? (18:10)
  • Are Muslims converted because people reach out to them or because they reach out? (19:24)
  • Quest for truth (20:22)
  • Sharing the gospel through interpersonal relationships (22:40)
  • Getting to know your Muslim friends and co-workers (24:17)
  • How did the research change you as a person? (25:52)
  • The best way to reach out to a Muslim? (30:15)
  • The Quran is not like the Bible (31:50)
  • Duane helped Nazareth Evangelical Theological Seminary (35:06)

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