Tag Archives: Egypt

Leaving Home is at the Heart of Mission, Part I

February 16, 2011


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Want to change the world?  Leave home.  Tell the folks ‘goodbye’ and your friends ‘see ya later’.  Get used to different foods, a different climate, new cultures, languages, and ways of doing things.  It seems to be God’s way. Believers in Scripture Who Left Home Abraham left Ur to father a church-planting movement in the […]

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Suffering, Perseverance, Character, Hope and the Missionary Life

February 3, 2011


The journey from suffering to hope is not an easy one. My heart is heavy this week as I watch open battle on the streets of my former home, Cairo, Egypt.  What is God’s perspective? See, the LORD is riding on a swift cloud and comes to Egypt…I will stir up Egyptians against Egyptians…neighbor against […]

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Seven Safety Measures for Missionaries in These Days of Uprisings

January 30, 2011

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I’ve spent much of the weekend in front of the television and online watching the uprising in Egypt unfold.  I am grateful that these turbulent times did not occur when my family and I lived in Egypt.  Many times I reflected over the city of Cairo and prayed for God’s Spirit to be poured out […]

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