Serving in a Muslim Culture
How can you share the gospel with someone in a Muslim culture? This podcast with Pierre Houssney of Horizons International explores some key doctrines of Islam including their view of God, forgiveness, and much more. He also provides some basic ideas that will help you build friendships with muslims and have the confidence to share the gospel in a meaningful and relevant way.
Pierre Rashad Houssney / Executive Director, Horizons International
Pierre Rashad Houssney is a Lebanese-American who grew up in the context of cross-cultural ministry among Muslims and international students. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, and is fluent in English and Arabic. He has been in full-time ministry with Horizons International since 2006, and has been an active member of Horizons’ teaching staff and curriculum development team since 2002.
He played a lead role in the development and teaching of the Engaging Islam and Cubs to Lions training curricula, and co-edited Engaging Islam (Georges Houssney, Treeline Publishing, Boulder, CO, 2010). Pierre has traveled to over 30 countries, and his field experience in the Middle East began when he spent summers doing outreach in Lebanon as a teenager and spent a gap year during university doing music ministry in Beirut.
Pierre lives in Beirut, Lebanon, with his wife, Gigi, and their three children -Rami, Talia, and Jana – where he leads a team of 98 nationals and missionaries who run 8 centers for evangelism and discipleship in Lebanon and surrounding countries, the School of Hope for refugee children, and the Middle East Center forWorld Missions (MEC) in Beirut, Lebanon, through which Horizons partners with a network of over 80 Lebanese churches and hundreds of foreign churches and organizations who minister to Muslims in the Middle East. As a key part ofHorizons’ teaching staff, he trains Arab and Western Christians for effective ministry to Muslims, and is active in missiological advocacy among the global missions community. Pierre is a team player, and loves to see new leaders thrive and work together to glorify God.