One of the most profound stories in the scriptures is that of Joseph in Egypt. It tells us a valuable lesson about leadership. In Genesis 41 the Pharaoh had a dream no one could interpret. Then he was told of an imprisoned Hebrew who could interpret the dream. Which Joseph
In Egypt the man of peace is sowing peace again. On Thursday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi repeated last year’s visit to an Orthodox Christmas Mass. He showed up, unannounced, in Cairo’s Coptic Cathedral where Egyptian Pope Tawadros II was celebrating Christmas Eve Mass. Al-Sisi has a pattern of such
Earlier this year we wrote about the hope that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi may be a man of peace. That idea was based on a couple of historical developments: On New Year’s Day 2015, Sisi spoke at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, considered the world’s leading center for Islamic studies.
North Africa and the Middle East are in flames. The revolt began in Tunisia and inspired the Egyptian people to follow suit. The world stood in shock and wonder for two weeks as the people of Egypt stood up to Hosni Mubarak, the man who had controlled their nation for
Today Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak sent a confusing signal to the world about his intentions. As we publish this post, he has not resigned. In a few hours, Muslims will be at their Friday prayers. Possible scenarios include Islamist foment and control. While God alone sees the future, He calls us
The world is watching, and blogging about, Egypt. We don’t have an insider’s perspective, but every human story evokes one or more of DNA’s teachings. As history unfolds in Egypt before our eyes, what should Christians derive from the picture? Of course a big concern is the influence of Jihadists,