Post Tagged with: "Egypt"

What Will Become of Libyan Refugees? 0
by / on March 8, 2011 at 9:26 am / in Broken World, Current Events

What Will Become of Libyan Refugees?

A friend emailed me yesterday to ask what the process would look like for Libyan refugees to come to the United States. After all, the U.S. is proud of its reputation as a haven for the persecuted and those seeking freedom. I thought it might serve as a good opportunity to explain how our refugee system works.

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Open Letter to John MacArthur: Quit proof-texting with lives at risk in the Middle East 22
by / on February 24, 2011 at 1:01 pm / in Misplaced Jesus, Theology

Open Letter to John MacArthur: Quit proof-texting with lives at risk in the Middle East

Dear Reverend MacArthur, As an Egyptian American and brother in Christ I was saddened and disturbed by your recent claim that the protests of oppressed people across the Middle East are unbiblical.

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Pharaoh Flees Egypt 1
by / on February 11, 2011 at 11:19 am / in Broken World, Current Events

Pharaoh Flees Egypt

President Hosni Mubarak’s thirty-year regime has officially come to an end. Even strong words from the defiant leader yesterday evening were not enough to keep the Egyptian people at bay. Their message during the past two weeks of demonstrations and protests has been loud and clear — echoing the words of Moses: “Let my people go.”

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Muslims and Christians unite against Mubarak 1
by / on February 10, 2011 at 1:58 pm / in Broken World, Current Events

Muslims and Christians unite against Mubarak

In the face of recent news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak refuses to step down from power, God is on the move. Over the weekend the Coptic Orthodox Church got involved in the protest for the first time, scheduling a Christian Mass in Tahrir Square — the epicenter of demonstrations aimed at ousting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak from power.

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