Growing up in a Muslim home, Pastor Ishmael Ali had no choice but to attend a mosque and study Islam. He grew up knowing the importance of his father's religion. So how did he end up as a pastor in a Christian church today? Listen as he shares his incredible story. Guest: Pastor Ishmael Ali


Episode Chapters

  • Growing up in a Muslim home

    Starting at 10 min 
    05 sec

    What is it like for a kid to grow up in the Muslim faith?

  • From a Muslim home to a Christian church

    Starting at 20 min 
    28 sec

    How did Pastor Ali go from growing up in a Muslim home to pastoring a Christian church today?

  • Ishmael's sister

    Starting at 24 min 
    07 sec


    At the age of 15, Ishmael's sister starts to have problems with her health. She foams at the mouth and speaks in a man's voice.

  • Ishmael asks about the Sabbath

    Starting at 39 min 
    21 sec

    Curious about the Sabbath, Ishmael begins to study the Bible for answers.

  • How can we share Jesus with our Muslim friends?

    Starting at 48 min 
    00 sec

    According to the Muslim faith, Jesus was a prophet but was not the son of God.

  • Episode Notes

    Picture of Stanley Hotel "ghost" mentioned in program