What Students Say

  • This course aims to enable Christians to better understand the roots and realities of Islam and to respond in a way that is Biblical, sensitive, informed and bold.
  • "It was just brilliant. People were saying today [last day of the course] that it has transformed their whole understanding and attitude, they just want to go out and love people that come from the Muslim community now, with full understanding of- everybody's different. They have a huge amount of insight, but that's too much to go into detail - Take the course!" -Course Tutor reflecting on student feedback.

Islamics Short Course

Course Tutor

Dr L. Mak

This course is facilitated by All Nations' Islamics lecturer, Dr L. Mak. A variety of specialist guest speakers will share throughout the course. Course sponsors include: OM, Frontiers, Interserve and Al-Massira.

Engaging Islam Today

8th - 14th December, 2019
application closing date - Sunday 1st December

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for those who have a particular interest in Muslim people. If you are currently involved in or preparing to work in Muslim countries or among ethnic minorities in the West, or if you are simply interested in studying Islam, then you will find this course invaluable.

What is the programme?

Amidst current world realities many are asking "what are we to think?", "what are we to do?" and this course gives you the opportunity to learn from a range of speakers sharing insights from a depth of experience and academic understanding. This course aims to enable Christians to better understand the roots and realities of Islam and how to respond in a way that is Biblical, sensitive, informed and bold. Sessions will include lectures and interactive case studies, role plays and practicalactivities related to engaging with Muslims. There will also be time for private study and sharing of personal experiences and insights.

This week long course will conclude with a special Saturday event that is also open to the public. This event is co-sponsored by All Nations, Frontiers, Interserve, Operation Mobilisation and Al-Massira. If you would like to know more about this day to invite your friends and/ or church contacts, please see 'Key Information' below.

Topics include:

Sunday 8th December - Friday 13th December

  • The Historical Impact of Islam
  • Sacred texts: Qur'an and Hadith
  • Tawhid and Trinity
  • Comparative Theology from creation to end times
  • Jesus Christ in Islam
  • Forgiveness & salvation in Islam and Christianity
  • Shi'ism
  • Sufism
  • Roots and responses to violence and extremism
  • Diversity of Christian responses to Islam
  • Storying Christian and Muslim faith
  • Women in Islam
  • Practical Evangelism
  • Contextualisation
  • The UK church and discipleship of believers
  • The church as a family
  • Reaching Muslim communities

Saturday 14th December, open day event: 'Tools for Engagement'

  • Friendship First - an interactive short course for Christians to engage with Muslims
  • Joining the Family - a tool to equip churches to be 'family' to new believers
  • Al-Massira - a video resource that presents the Christian faith to Muslims
  • Tools to inspire us to reach the nations
  • Discipleship Networks - using YouTube and social media tools


Martin and Elizabeth Goldsmith
Chawkat Moucarry
Richard McCallum
Roxy Foulkes
Georgina Jardim
Miriam Williams
Colin Bearup
Mike Jones
Andy James
Martin (OM Muslim Ministry Ambassador)
Afsar Ahmed
Amjad Mahand
Jonathan & Joanne B

Application Closing Date

The application closing date for this course is Sunday 1st December

Key Information

  • Cost
  • Course Flyer
  • Day Event
  • 2019

    Residential rate: £535*
    Non residential rate: £404*

    Discounts will be available for current and former All Nations students: to find out more please contact Katharine Shaw on 01920 443500 or email enquiries@allnations.ac.uk

    *Your £80 non-returnable registration fee (payable on application), will be deducted from this amount.

  • FREE

    On Saturday 14th December 2019, All Nations will extend the 'Engaging Islam Today' programme, to host a special FREE event sponsored by Frontiers, Interserve, Operation Mobilisation and Al-Massira.

    This year the event is entitled: 'Tools for Engagment' and will highlight practical tools for our interaction with Muslims.
    It is open for you to invite any of your friends /aquaintences who would like to learn more.

    Click here to find out more about the 'Tools for Engagement' event.

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