Welcome to 5:9 Ministries

5:9 exists to promote peace and build bridges between the Muslim and Christian communities through interfaith dialogue and interaction, for the overall good of our culture, and to teach Christians how to engage in interfaith dialogue.

Our ministry name is based off of Matthew 5:9 where Jesus says, “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called sons of God.” We promote peace in our community through interfaith dialogue and peace with God through proclaiming the Good News that Jesus has made peace with God possible.

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Jesus Contradicts Himself? “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword.” – Matthew 10:34 At the face of it this saying of Jesus certainly seems to undermine his other words which are the foundation of our ministry: “Blessed are the …

Iftar 2019 Recap

We put a short video together recapping our recent group trip we took to break fast for Ramadan. Enjoy!

Is It True? – Jesus Did Not Die

You might be asking yourself, “Is this really a question?” And depending on your background you’d be asking that question for different reasons. Let’s look at why this question matters. Islam’s Perspective The Sahih International translation of the Quran translates Surah 4:157 as follows, “And [for] their saying, “Indeed, we have killed the Messiah, Jesus, …