Christian witness in a changing Egypt

Standing in Tahrir Square, Cario_ Note burned out government building behind Brian

Over the last few days, I’ve been talking to Christian leaders here in Cairo, and asking them who would make the best president: Mohammed Morsi, the candidate from the Muslim Brotherhood, or Mubarak-era Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq. One replied: “One offers poison in a spoon, the other in a cup.” Everyone agrees that neither candidate … Continue reading

When Thousands Gather for Prayer

Jakarta, Indonesia

At the World Prayer Assembly in Jakarta in May, I watched 9,000 people from 60 countries fill a marvelous facility owned by Christians in a Muslim country. On the last day, 100,000 joined at the Bung Karno Stadium. Prayer is tough, at least when taken seriously. Nothing is harder for me. I can preach, organize, … Continue reading