Why do they hate us?

It is hard to understand why some Muslim Fundamentalists would hate us so much. We can find some clues from the lives of two pillars of Islamic Fundamentalism, Hasan al Banna and Sayid Qutb, especially  after the tragic events of 9/11.

Islamic Fundamentalism: Implications for Missions

Looking at a Picasso painting and finding out that it was sold for a huge sum of money is a cultural shock. Why would anybody pay so much money for such a "strange" painting? Of course it has tremendous value as an investment, but I have a hard time finding the beauty in that kind of art. If this reveals anything, it reveals my ignorance with that kind of art. I need someone who understands the genius of Picasso to interpret his art for me.


An open letter from Leighton Ford to young Christian leaders written just before the Iraq War, and I highly recommend it. Formerly Dr. L. Ford was with the Billy Graham organization and now he has his leadership development ministry.