“It seems like it’s a lot easier to talk about religious things if you’re talking about someone else’s beliefs … before bringing up your own,” he said. And just as Christianity consists of various denominations, all Muslims don’t believe the same, either. They have different levels of knowledge and involvement in their faith, he said.
“Every person you speak to is an individual, so no one fits into an exact mold,” . That goes both ways: We may assume things about Muslims that aren’t true, and vice versa.
After touching on the topic of God, you might make the point that although most people try to live their best and please God, no one is perfect. And that imperfection, that sin, is in direct opposition to God’s will for us. So how can we pay off that “sin debt”?
That’s where Jesus Christ comes in. A Christian can show a Muslim friend how Jesus was the only one to pay for our sins and how our debts can be forgiven through Him.
“going from the known to the unknown.” Start with something Christianity and Islam agree on, and deal with one issue at a time.
“Ask yourself: What is the next thing they need to know?”.
A Muslim converted Christian told about how he was evangelized, When Kimberly first started sharing her faith, she said, she was overwhelmed by having a person’s soul in the balance. But she reminds herself that the Holy Spirit is also at work, and it’s up to each person what he or she does with the Gospel.
“I am not responsible for making sure they respond a certain way,” Kimberly said. Many will hear it an average of seven times before they respond, she added.