In this episode, Rachel Pieh Jones joins Justin and Stephen again to discuss her new book Pillars: How Muslim Friends led me Closer to Jesus. She shares more about what her Muslim friends have taught her, especially about prayer and giving.

Rachel also talks about what she wished American Christians understood about Muslims, and what brings her delight as she walks through life with her Muslim friends.

Also in this episode, Justin and Stephen discuss end of year transitions – espeically within academics, doing good for its own sake, and Stephen’s upcoming move. as they talk through their highlights, lowlights, and insights for the week.

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About Rachel Pieh Jones

Rachel Pieh Jones

Rachel Pieh Jones moved to Somaliland in 2003 and has lived in Djibouti since 2004. She and her husband run a school in Djibouti and she writes about life at the crossroads of faith and culture. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Christianity Today, Runners World, and more. Her writing is influenced by living in the Horn of Africa, raising Third Culture Kids, and adventurous exploration of the natural world. She is the author of Stronger than Death: How Annalena Tonelli Defied Terror and Tuberculosis in the Horn of Africa and her newest book, just out in April is Pillars: How Muslim Friends Led Me Closer to Jesus.

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