15 Aug Episode 35 | A Light Has Dawned
The greater Washington DC area is a very diverse place. You’re exposed to people of different races, cultures and religions There are all types of faith groups represented in the DMV. Often times we think of spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people who don’t belong to any particular faith group but what about evangelizing to people who belong to another faith group? They need Jesus as well.
On this episode of Good News For The City we highlight a ministry that reaches out and spreads to Gospel of Jesus to Muslims.
Dr. Berty Abdelmasih was born and raised in Egypt. He holds a degree in Medicine from Egyptian University, a Bachelor of Theology, and Post-Graduate Diploma in comparative religious Studies from London Bible College (LBC), now London School of Theology.
Berty has previously served as a missionary doctor in Nigeria, pastor in Cairo and England, and worked in an organization aimed at helping the persecuted church.
Currently, Berty serves as the Director of the Outreach Training Center (OTC); a new ministry aimed at helping and training churches to reach out to peoples of other faiths with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Berty is also the Director of CMR (Christians-Muslims Relation) and Missionary in Residence of McLean Bible Church. Berty is a guest lecturer on Islam and Muslims outreach in different schools including Liberty University.
Berty and his wife, Salwa, serve with the OTAN (Outreach to Asia Nationals) as their mission board and Capital Baptist Church, Annandale is their sending church.
Pastor Steve Reynolds
In 1982, Steve Reynolds was called to the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area to plant a church. For over 35 years, He has been committed to the Great Commission and fulfilling that dream in the NOVA area. Pastor Reynolds is also the author of Bod4God on Baker publishers and the creator of the Losing to Live weight loss program that has been featured in local, national and international media, including FOX News, CNN, the Washington Post and the Chicago Tribune. Steve is a graduate of Liberty University and Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Debbie have three grown children, six grandchildren and three awesome grand-dogs, Xander, Bubbles and Simba!