Global discipleship for a changing world

Mahabba Network International

Mahabba Network International helps everyday Christians engage positively with Muslims, by facilitating opportunities to pray, increase understanding of Muslims and Islam and get equipped to share Jesus with Muslims locally.


WHAT IS OUR VISION?
• Our vision is to see networks of churches and Christians partnering together locally to reach out with love to their Muslim neighbours.
• We also want to see large numbers of Muslim people having an encounter with Jesus, becoming followers, and either joining local fellowships, or starting new movements of church growth.


WHAT IS OUR MISSION STATEMENT? - “MOTIVATING, MOBILISING, MENTORING, MULTIPLYING”
• To Motivate and Mobilise ordinary Christians to love their Muslim neighbours in word and deed
• To help churches to Mentor and Multiply dynamic communities of disciples


WHAT ARE OUR AIMS?
• To break the fear of Islam and equip people to love Muslims, and know how to befriend them.
• To teach people to differentiate between Islam, as a Religion, and precious Muslims as people.
• To impart faith that Christians don’t need to be “specialists” to introduce Jesus to Muslim people.
• To care for Muslims who wish to follow Jesus, and equip churches to disciple them.
• To equip Muslim Background Believers to reach their immediate friends and family community.

HOW DOES MAHABBA BENEFIT LOCAL CHURCH MEMBERS?
• Increases their passion for prayer, and love and concern for local and global Muslim people
• Equips them with an awareness of Islam, and the ability to befriend and reach out to Muslims
• Strengthens their own ministry and networks them with others with a similar passion
• Enables them to work with others across the locality to do joint outreach


WHAT DOES MAHABBA OFFER IN AN AREA OR CITY?
• Support from a Regional Mahabba Facilitator
• Networking with other local Church Leaders
• Help in starting a united Prayer Movement
• Equipping with different Resources
• Connecting with the wider Mahabba Network
• Giving access to the Online Mahabba Community
• Advice in discipleship of Believers and Church Planting


WHAT ARE THE CORE VALUES (THE DNA) OF MAHABBA?
• Persistent prayer
• Love for Muslim people
• Ordinary Christians, resourced by specialists
• Championed by church leaders in unity
• Growing believers

National Gathering in Derby

Mahabba Network are holding their third National Gathering on Saturday 13 May in Derby which will be based around the theme of ‘The Lord is my Shepherd’, Psalm 23. It will be a day of encouraging, equipping and inspiration, and will also focus on Mahabba activity around the UK as well as on refugees and what God is doing across Europe.

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Just do it !

A member of Faith2Share member movement Mahabba Network International writes, "I was visiting with a family of Syrian refugees who had come to the UK on the government’s Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme from refugee camps in the Middle East. They were one of the first refugee families in our area, helping those who came after them to settle. In the process, they’ve become central figures in the resettled community. Many local Mahabba members have helped them along the...

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