Many Christians are looking for ice-breakers to talk about their faith with Muslim neighbors and friends. One way is to share elegant calligraphy Bible verses in Arabic from a translation understandable for those with little familiarity with church terminology. These can be shared as memes over social media, printed out as posters, or special-ordered as posters from Etsy. Believers have framed these and put them on the wall to start conversations, and given them as attractive gifts to open-minded Muslim neighbors. They are easily shareable to those with little knowledge of the Bible.
Financial cost: Free or for sale (roughly $10 to $20) on Etsy
Scriptures used or referenced: selected verses
What personnel are needed to bring this resource to fruition, (make the resource available in another language)?
Media expert, Distributor
What kind of technical expertise is needed to adapt this resource to your situation?
Perhaps adapting captions at bottom into local languages.
How much time is required to do all the work required to bring the resource to completion?
Can be distributed as-is.
What sort of logistical setting is needed? (e.g. quiet space for recording, good Internet access)
How long does it typically take to watch, read or otherwise engage?
What challenges or difficulties are there using this resource?
These products may not be appealing to Arabs from Christian background.
What level of help is available?
Basic – i.e. provide materials and instructions
What particular themes are included that might be a ‘bridge’ to a target audience?
These posters can help Christians create bridges to their Muslim neighbors in an attractive and shareable way. They are also appropriate to share on special social occasions or at time of need (sickness, crisis, depression).