A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

RamadanLast night, my wife Janny and I had the honor of sharing a table with a gathering of local Muslim’s for an Iftar meal. It is currently Ramadan, which means the Muslim community around the globe fasts everyday day from sunrise to sunset. No food. No water. No tobacco. No sex. Each night they have a celebration feast to break their daily fast called the Iftar meal. It is sacred, joyous and a time to sit with those they love to worship the One they love, Allah (the Arabic translation of God).

WE DON’T COMPROMISE OUR FAITH BY HANGING OUT WITH PEOPLE WE MAY NOT AGREE WITH. NO, IN FACT, WE REFLECT THE VERY BEST OF OUR FAITH.

It was into that sacred gathering that they expanded the table and pulled up a seat for us and a few other Christian and political leaders throughout San Diego. Their hope was simply to…

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