If Christians, or just truth-seekers, want to know how utterly opposite Christianity and Islam are, download our Table of Truth: Islam versus the Bible. Or buy our book, Cults and Isms: True or False? Which tells you all you need to know about this false faith. This doesn't stop people like Rick Warren muddying the waters in an attempt to build some kind of weird "faith coalition," which could exist only in their fevered imaginations. For, if they read the Koran, they would soon understand that Islam means submission - and there can be no compromise with it. There follows a great article taken from The Wake-Up Herald. AF.
Churches to Embrace ‘Chrislam’
By Robert McCurry
Chrislam= An attempt to syncretize Christianity with Islam. While it began in Nigeria in the 1980s, Chrislamic ideas have spread throughout much of the world. The essential concept of Chrislam is that Christianity and Islam are compatible, that one can be a Christian and a Muslim at the same time. Chrislam is not an actual religion of its own, but rather is a blurring of the differences and distinctions between Christianity and Islam.
Discerning Christians knew this day was going to come, when the liberal “love gospel” preachers who, desiring to fill their seats and bank accounts, would find a way to merge apostate ‘Christianity’ with Satan’s religion of Islam. That day is here.
In July of 2008, a conference was held at Yale University to “promote understanding and peace between Christianity and Islam.” The gathering [was] a direct response to a letter signed by 138 Muslim leaders in October 2007 that called for peace between Muslims and Christians for the sake of world peace. The letter, entitled “A Common Word Between Us and You,” urged followers of the two faiths to find “common ground” in the love of God and engage in more sincere discussions on peace rather than simply just “polite ecumenical dialogue” between certain religious leaders.
This document says that Muslims and Christians worship the same God and claims that “the future of the world depends on peace between Muslims and Christians.” The statement says, “... we must engage in interfaith dialogue as those who seek each other’s good, for the one God unceasingly seeks our good.”
"If we can achieve religious peace between these two religious communities, peace in the world will clearly be easier to attain," they wrote. They called for interfaith dialogue to build relations that will "reshape" the two communities to "genuinely reflect our common love for God and for one another." And they asked the Muslim leaders to forgive Christians for their sins – including the Crusades and "the excesses of the war on terrorism."
Among more than 300 theologians, ministry leaders and prominent pastors signing the response letter were Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, Bill Hybels, pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, Robert Schuller, pastor of Crystal Cathedral, theologian John Stott, Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners and Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals.
Quote of the Day: “Before we “shake your hand” in responding to your letter, we ask forgiveness of the All-Merciful One and of the Muslim community around the world.” – Rick Warren in a speech to Muslims.
On July 4, 2010, Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Community Church in California, addressed the convention of nearly 8,000 Muslims at the Islamic Society of North America. Warren stated that Muslims and Christians must work together to combat stereotypes, promote peace and freedom, and solve global problems.
Warren called on Muslims and Christians to form an interfaith coalition to combat prejudice and stereotypes.
“Tolerance is not enough,” Warren said. “People don’t want to be tolerated, they want to be respected, they want to be listened to. They want to be valued.” Armed with four ideas for action, Warren called on Muslims and Christians to work together to create respect, restore civility to civilization, promote peace and tackle major world problems. “I am not interested in interfaith dialogue, I am interested in interfaith projects,” Warren said.
"Talk is cheap ... but love is something we do together," he added. "As the two largest faiths on this planet - more than 1 billion Muslims and 2 billion Christians - as Muslims and Christians, we must believe in this. As more than half the world, we must do something to model what it is to live in peace, to live in harmony."
Christians and Moslems – faith mates, soul mates and now work mates! Chrislam!
The Chrislam movement has gained impetus by statements from President George W. Bush that Christians, Jews, and Muslims all worship the same God and by Rick Warren’s reference to Isa (the Muslim name for Jesus) in his prayer at the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Chrislam has grown dramatically and now has infected many hundreds of churches and denominations all across America. A group called Faith Shared is now spearheading the move to merge Christianity with Islam. The following is taken from their web site:
“Faith Shared asks houses of worship across the country to organize events involving clergy reading from each other’s sacred texts on April 26, 2011. An example would be a Christian Minister, Jewish Rabbi and Muslim Imam participating in a worship service or other events of Christian churches. Suggested readings will be provided from the Torah, the Gospels, and the Qur’an, but communities are encouraged to choose readings that will resonate with their congregations. Involvement of members from the Muslim community is key. We will also provide suggestions on how to incorporate this program into your regular worship services. And we will assist local congregations in their media and communications efforts.
While there is a strong preference for all of the events to happen on the same day, a number of congregations held interfaith services in January and February giving us wonderful examples of how communities can come together in support and fellowship. We will be posting photos, sample programs and audio files from theses services. Faith Shared will collect images and videos from these events to use in our efforts to spread this message of respect and understanding from America.”
Congregations in several metropolitan areas — Houston, Atlanta, Seattle, and Detroit — preached sermons and held Sunday school lessons recently on the founder of Islam, Mohammad, whom Muslims consider a prophet.
Qurans were also placed in the pews next to Bibles. Proponents of the Chrislam movement claim that Christians cannot love their neighbors without having a relationship and fellowship with them. But God’s Word says otherwise.
“Can two walk together, except they be agreed?” (Amos 3:3).
“Have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness,
but rather reprove them” (Eph 5:11).
Wake-up, Pastors! Wake-up, Christians!
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