The church began among Middle Easterners. Sadly, the Middle East today is a place of continual conflict that the church finds difficult to influence. The Acts 2:11 Project exists to encourage the church to love her Middle Eastern neighbors and break down the barriers of fear, misunderstanding and bias. We invite you to read, learn and join the conversation.

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Quotes to ponder

At what point are we no longer obligated to follow the commands of Jesus?

Does the possibility that a “neighbor” might be an “enemy” change anything about the way in which we are supposed to interact with that person?

Jesus said clearly we are to love both. Read More

Collin Abbey

Collin Abbey

Middle East Development Veteran

“As gospel loving Christians we should not be concerned about the inter-Islamic debate or ISIS theology at the expense of a focus on Jesus and the good news of the gospel.  Many times our questions stray far from center, and we seek to confirm our own fear, rather than build bridges.  We are concerned about many things in the Middle East… and the gospel seems very far down the list.” Read More

Scott Gustafson

Scott Gustafson

Principal - Purpose Global Strategies