Dr. Fred Farrokh breaks down the when, what, and why of Hajj, the pilgrimage of Muslims traveling to Mecca. He looks at the significance of pilgrimages in the Hebrew scriptures and in light of the New Testament.
Dr. Fred Farrokh has served as a missionary for decades and currently trains other missionaries internationally. He is a Christian from a Muslim background.
How pilgrimage differs for Christians compared to the commands in the Hebrew scriptures
Unique congregational needs of Christians brothers and sisters who come from a Muslim background
About the Guest:
Dr. Fred Farrokh is an ordained missionary with Elim Fellowship. He is an International Trainer with Global Initiative: Reaching Muslim Peoples. Before he became a believer in college, he was raised in a Muslim family.
He has served as the Executive Director of Jesus for Muslims in the metro NYC area, its mission is to network individuals, churches and ministries that are engaged in outreach to Muslims for prayer, outreach and strengthening believers from a Muslim background.
Additionally, he has served as the Special Projects Officer with SAT-7 in Cyprus. It is a ministry that broadcasts throughout the Middle East and North Africa to “encourage and strengthen often-isolated Christians in their faith and provide a fresh perspective of faith for those asking questions about Jesus.”
In 2014, Fred received his PhD in Intercultural Studies through Assemblies of God Theological Seminary with his dissertation on Muslim Identity. He is the author of Journey with Jesus: A Spiritual Pilgrimage through the Psalms of Ascent and Prepare for Persecution: Lessons from Acts.