Christian Urban Narratives

Another London Attack, and Another Lesson

London has been stricken again. Another van was used to run over people in an attempt to spread terror and confusion. The difference this time around is the target audience—which is the Muslim community. It seems that London cannot get a break. The extremely diverse city that once held the status of being the capital […]

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Divided New York City, An Invitation For Terrorists

Those who love New York City and celebrate its diversity seem to be less concerned about the political divide within the city. Unfortunately, protesters of all kinds make this city their destination of choice to make their opinion known. Perhaps protesters should hold their protest campaigns in Washington D.C., where law makers, and representatives of […]

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What is Sharia (Shariah) Law to Western Nations?

According to Islamic scholars, Muslims worldwide ought to follow Sharia law. However, it is hard to understand what Sharia law is, and more importantly how to find a consensus. Many pro-Sharia writers are giving misinformed reasons for why the West should tolerate Sharia law. The Huffington Post states that “Asking a Muslim to stop believing […]

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Serving Two Authorities: God and Culture

I asked a General Theological Seminarian, “Does going to General shake up your faith?” She responded that it has been one of the greatest experiences in her life. Probing deeper, I asked about some of the untraditional/unbiblical teachings General seems to promote. “Well, I already believed in committed same-sex relationships before I ever came to […]

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Dr. A. R. Javed

Understanding Western Insanity

When I harden my heart and mind against my wife because I don’t approve of the way she cleans the apartment, I harden myself against my wife, period, and no longer appreciate anything that she does. When we harden our hearts and minds against one thing, we harden ourselves against everything. When we take drugs […]

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The Illogical Of A Repentant-Less Gospel

Let’s imagine a man who claims he believes but refuses to give up his adulterous relationship. He is baptized, and the congregation extends to him the right hand of fellowship. But then they must withdraw their right hand when he refuses to repent. Absurd? To the max! Instead, faith includes repentance – a turning from […]

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What is Sharia (Shariah) Law?

Sharia (Shariah) law is the Islamic law by which Muslims ought to live their lives. However, there is hardly any consensus on the interpretation and application of this Islamic law throughout the world. The post 9/11 world is redefining Islam, Muslims, and the general practices of the adherents of Islam in the context of Islamic […]

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Informational and Incarnational Witnessing by Dr. Alfonse Javed

Informational Gospel: This is the massage of the Gospel, the proclamation of the Gospel, and the verbal communication of the Gospel. Incarnational Gospel: This is the action and implementation of the Gospel. It is the living out of the Gospel and being an embodiment of the Gospel. In lay terms, it is to help someone, […]

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