Afshin Ziafat is the lead Pastor of Providence Church Frisco. He is a PCA North parent and has spoken at many chapels for our PCA students. We discussed how to do life well when you are in college, married life and having a family. His passion is to teach the word of God as the authority and guide for life, to preach Jesus Christ as the only Savior and Redeemer of mankind, and to proclaim the love of Christ as the greatest treasure and hope in life. He and his wife, Meredith, currently reside in Frisco with their three children. You don’t want to miss this incredible episode!
Everyone has a story that is connected to God’s bigger story. In this podcast Afshin shares his incredible story of how as a Muslim he came to faith and had to chose between his earthly and heavenly father. He then provides very practical advice on how each one of us can share our story with others, and how we can share the gospel with those in our sphere of influence. Timestamps: 0:00 – With Afshin Ziafat 7:00 – The cost of following Christ 10:55 – The cost of sharing your story 15:15 – Principals for evangelism
This week, Matt, Danielle, and Afshin cover: -Growing up as a Muslim in Iran -Moving to the US during a time of anti-Iranian prejudice -Having numerous encounters with Christianity growing up -Being disowned by his family when he changed his faith -Encouraging new Christians to remain loyal to God no matter the cost
How Do You Know That God Has Called You to Preach? (With Guest Pastor Afshin Ziafat)
Verse By Verse Preaching Podcast
Raised Muslim and abandoned by his family upon conversion there is nobody better to discuss the calling of the Christian Preacher than Pastor Afshin Ziafat. Join in on this conversation about the calling to preach.
COM Missions Night with Afshin Ziafat & Tim Devane
COM Resources - CO Minneapolis
Afshin Ziafat shares his story of being raised in Islam but coming to faith in Christianity and explains what the true will of God is for our life and how we can follow it. Tim Devane shares how we can and should practically give our lives away for Christ for the lost wherever we may be; in the United States or abroad.