Christian witness in a changing Egypt

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

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