(George Thomas) Shahid is proof that God is moving powerfully across parts of Muslim-majority Middle East and North Africa. Shahid (not his real name for security purposes), is from Libya and grew up a devout Muslim. “As every Libyan, when I was a little boy, I used to go to the Koranic school,” Shahid told Leading The Way with Dr. Joseph Youssef, a Christian television and radio ministry that broadcasts in more than 190 countries around the world.

Shahid spent 14 years of his life attending Muslim schools, where a strict interpretation of Islamic jurisprudence was taught. He became an expert in the Koran, even memorizing the entire Muslim holy book. But the closer he examined the Muslim laws, the more he become disillusioned with what he read. “Islam was completely exposed with its hidden reality,” Shahid said of studying Islam. “Little by little, I had serious concerns about Islam.” READ MORE