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From Garbage to Glory

From Garbage to Glory

From my new article for Christianity Today’s Behemoth publication: The Pyramids of Giza used to be in the middle of the desert. Eventually Cairo’s urban sprawl pushed right up to the Sphinx. The Citadel of Saladin towers over the city. The southern approach requires an overpass straddling the City of the Dead. In Tahrir Square, … Continue reading

Mama Maggie, by Makary and Vaughn: A Review

Mama Maggie, by Makary and Vaughn: A Review

How much good can one person do? Why do anything when the need is so great? One woman’s mission to love the forgotten children of Egypt’s garbage slums offers a glimpse into answers for these questions. A rich Egyptian girl who grew up in a doctor’s family and continued her affluent lifestyle into her 30s, … Continue reading