April 14, 2017 by Tony Perkins
“Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation.” — 2 Corinthians 5:18
This weekend, as we celebrate the most significant Christian holiday of the year, the Resurrection, churches in Egypt — which have been the target of Islamists — will either meet in secret or be forced to forego meeting altogether. The Coptic believers make up one of the oldest Christian churches in the world, dating back to 55 A.D. As ISIS’s reign of terror spreads throughout the Middle East, some may be tempted to think the terrorists and the tyrants have won, that Christianity is in retreat. Such a notion couldn’t be farther from the truth.
While the targeting of Christians in Egypt and the Middle East is without question troubling, it is not new. This was the…
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