Fred Farrokh

Rev. Fred Farrokh is an Iranian-American Christian of Muslim background. He is an ordained missionary with Elim Fellowship. He has a PhD in Intercultural Studies from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.
Is This What Victory Looks Like?

Is This What Victory Looks Like?

This article considers the momentous things God is doing in our generation. The Lord Jesus is calling many people from Muslim backgrounds into His Kingdom. This is God’s work, which has been strategized by the Holy Spirit. Many committed Christians in past generations...

Is the Scandal for Muslims the How or the Who?

Is the Scandal for Muslims the How or the Who?

As a Christian of Muslim background, I can appreciate the many challenges the Church has faced over the past fourteen centuries in presenting the Gospel to Muslims. It is not surprising there is much debate in Christian circles on how best to accomplish this...

Diversity, Monoliths and Essentialism

Diversity, Monoliths and Essentialism

Preparing servants of Christ to participate in the Great Commission is an important task which requires continual evaluation and honing. We live in an exciting time in history in which Muslims in various contexts have opened their hearts to the gospel. Coming from a...

“I Have Decided . . . to Worship Jesus!”

“I Have Decided . . . to Worship Jesus!”

For about a decade I had the privilege to serve alongside a wonderful group of MBBs (Muslim background believers in Christ) and other Christians in the Metro New York area. At the end of each of our local gatherings and national conferences, we sang our theme song, “I...

Saluting Fresh Research on Muslim-idiom Translations

Saluting Fresh Research on Muslim-idiom Translations

Adam Simnowitz makes an important contribution to missiology with his recent thesis regarding Eugene Nida’s influence on Muslim Idiom Bible Translations (MITs). I believe that in future decades people will look back on Simnowitz’ research as a turning point—a hinge in...

Muhammad’s Options Regarding Jesus

Muhammad’s Options Regarding Jesus

Nearly six centuries before the advent of Muhammad, the aged prophet Simeon took the baby Jesus in his arms and said, “This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts of many...

Is the Iranian Revival an “Insider Movement?”

Is the Iranian Revival an “Insider Movement?”

Is the Iranian Revival an "Insider Movement?" Nothing could be further from the truth.  The blood of Iranian martyrs for Christ is crying to me from the ground, so I must offer this reflection in their memory. I write specifically in response to a post on the...

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