Skip to comments.Muslim converts breathe new life into Europe’s struggling Christian churches
Posted on 12/31/2017 7:13:24 PM PST by GoldenState_Rose
A soaring number of Muslims, many of them refugees from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, are converting to Christianity, breathing new life into Europes once floundering Christian churches. The Muslims are flocking to various Christian denominations, experts said, including becoming Protestants, evangelical or Catholic.
As many parts of Europe are becoming more secular and houses of worship are seeing congregants leave in droves, it is Muslim converts who are reviving struggling Christian churches.
"European churches have struggled for decades to share the gospel with modern secular Europeans, Matthew Kaemingk, a professor at the Fuller Theological Seminary in Seattle, told Fox News. They have found Muslim immigrants to be much more open to the message of Christianity."
Kaemingk, who has done research focused on Christian responses to Muslim immigration in the Netherlands, and has written a book titled Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear that will be published this fall, said secular Europeans rarely sense a deep need for the type of healing and salvation the church offers.
Europeans are wealthy, comfortable, healthy, and powerful, Kaemingk said. In short, they don't think they need God.
But, he added, Muslim immigrants are quite the opposite they are intensely spiritual. But they are leaving their own religion for a variety of reasons.
"It's illegal in many Muslim countries to convert to another religion. It's safer to convert to Christianity in Europe." - Timothy Furnish, author of books on Islam
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We can only hope.
Might be the only thing that saves Western Europe.
This was not worth destroying Europe for.
Go to their countries and evangelize them there.
“If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” - Romans 10:9
But are they believing in their heart or just saying so?
God works in mysterious ways,doesnt he?
Then where are all the Muslim converts in America? Not buying this story.
Probably many are just saying so for the freebies...
“But are they believing in their heart or just saying so?”
Wheat will grow alongside tares as Jesus said, so I’m sure there are both. But the wheat are definitely real and it isn’t the first account I’ve read on the matter.
When I was in England, it was the African immigrants from former British colonies keeping the oldest churches afloat (both Protestant and Catholic.) Interesting how God works indeed...
The conversion rate is about 10 to 1 Western to Muslim vs Muslim to Christain. Christianity is a widely despised low-status religion in the west. Unless leftest are tossed out of power current trends will continue.
We have invoked the names of Charles Martel and other medieval Christian heroes who fought to defend Christianity in the past but we have ignored the name of the only true Christian Warrior who can save the West from the evil of Islam.
Viva Christo Rey!!!
I remember an article a few years ago on this very topic. Seems in that article Muslim’s were converting to Christianity far more than people were converting to Islam.
If it can happen in Iran, .........
Let’s not forget that Christianity started in the Middle East...yup...
The Devil would have us believe otherwise, but the fact of the matter is:
Interesting...I hope they will find Jesus and his Father!!
There is a well-recognized phenomenon called reverse, or return migration, in which a certain percentage of immigrants return to their country of origin. In this way, Christian converts carry their new faith back to Mohammedan countries, where it can grow -- to the extent the Holy Spirit moves in the home country. It is yet another means by which Mohammedanism will be extirpated.
After having lived in the M.E. for 20 years I don’t buy this story either.
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