Tagged with Evangelism

Is Coptic Evangelism in Africa Really on the Rise?

Is Coptic Evangelism in Africa Really on the Rise?

From my latest article on Christianity Today, published March 28, 2013: Many Egyptian Christians wear their faith on their sleeve—literally. The cross tattooed on the wrist of Coptic Orthodox believers is a public display which marks their identity for all to see. Such a quiet witness usually avoids reproach. But recently in Libya, radical Muslim … Continue reading

Teaching Evangelism in Egypt

Teaching Evangelism in Egypt

‘Should we sacrifice evangelism for coexistence, or coexistence for evangelism? This debate will concern us for the next several years.’ This quote from Rev. Andrea Zaki ended a presentation by the Evangelical Theological Seminary of Cairo. Founded in 1863 by American Presbyterian missionaries, preaching the Gospel has been a core component of the Coptic evangelical … Continue reading