Bernie’s area of expertise is in the comparative study of Islam and Christianity. He lectures on the life of Muhammad, the Qur’an, the Hadith, Apologetics, and Christian Ministry in Islamic contexts.
Bernie grew up in Sydney. He has lived and taught in Australia and the UK and various countries in Asia and the Middle East. In his spare time he enjoys reading, bike riding and bushwalking.


Doctor of Theology (Early Islamic texts). Melbourne School of Theology.

Master of Arts in Theology (Hons). Ridley College, University of Melbourne.

Bachelor of Theology (Hons). Bible College of Victoria.

Certificate in TEFL. Trinity College, Retford, UK.

Diploma of Education. Sydney Teachers College.

Bachelor of Science. University of Sydney.


Introduction to the Qur’an

12 Lectures

1. Origin of the Qur’an.
2. The Structure and Content of the Qur’an.
3. Problems in the Qur’an.
4. Allah.
5. The Creation.
6. The Messengers.
7. The Holy Books.
8. The Qur’anic Messenger and The People of the Book.
9. Ethics and Laws for Living in the World.
10. War and Peace in the Qur’an.
11. Judgement, Heaven and Hell.
12. Using the Qur’an in witness.

Lecturer: Bernie Power, PhD.

Channel of instruction: Zoom.
Language of instruction: English with no interpretation into other languages.


Saturdays, 12:00-13:00
Sep 4, 11, 18, 25
Oct 2, 9, 16
Nov 13, 20, 27
Dec 4, 11

Course Fee:
HKD1,200 (USD150) for applications received before or by August 15.
HKD1,400 (USD180) for applications received between August 16-27.
A group discount of 10 percent will be given to 3 or more participants who belong to or work at the same church or mission agency.
We regret that applications submitted after August 27 will not be considered.

Students attending this course who live in Hong Kong and who have not completed 穆宣課程1.0 (in Cantonese) are required to complete it before the end of this course. The upcoming 1.0 course is on 07 Aug, register here.

If your application is approved, you must meet the following requirements:

A. Before the course starts on Sep 4:
1. Purchase and finish reading “What Every Christian Needs To Know About The Qur’an” by James R White.
Please note that this book is not on sale at HIA’s office and neither HIA nor RAMI can purchase the book on your behalf. It’s available on Amazon in Kindle format.
2. Read the Qur’an in chronological order. You will receive details when we inform you that your application has been approved.

B. During the course:
Participate in weekly street evangelism. You will receive more information after the course starts.


Bernie Power Interview

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+ (852) 5190-1338


Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Course:Introduction to the Qur'an

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