Egypt/English

“No Hate Was Being Preached” Praying in a Burnt Church, Minya, Egypt

“No hate was being preached: ‘This will teach us to be better Christians.’” Sunday morning a Dutch and Belgian television crew attended the service in a burnt church in Minya (250 km / 160 miles south of Cairo): the Gad al-Seed evangelical presbyterian church of my former master student and friend pastor Sameh Ibrahim, about … Lees verder

De Lonely Planet-reisgids voor Egypte moet worden aangepast
Egypte

De Lonely Planet-reisgids voor Egypte moet worden aangepast

“This old Nile sailing boat has been moored along the Corniche near the tourist office for many years. Refurbished some five years ago, it is Minya’s most unusal address, with a restaurant on the upper deck and accommodation below.” Zo prijst de bekende Lonely Planet-reisgids voor Egypte (editie 2012) de Dahabiyya in Minya (250km ten … Lees verder

Egypt/English

Bookshops of the Egyptian Bible Society Burnt and Destroyed

Dr. Ramez Atallah, director of the Bible Society of Egypt, writes today (August 14, 2013): Dear friends, I have just received the sad news of the complete burning and destruction (by Muslim fundamentalists) of our Bible Society’s bookshops in Assiut & Minia (the largest cities in Southern Egypt). These were both very beautiful, fully equipped … Lees verder

Egypt/English

Message from the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo

“Please pray for our students who are doing their summer field ministry now in difficult situations that sometimes includes threats . . ., especially in small villages in the south. We ask your prayers for them, not only for protection, but also for bravery, wisdom and tender hearts that are willing to reflect the love, graciousness and care of our Heavenly Father.” Lees verder