Caught in the grip of mounting political conflict, Egypt has quickly become a nation known for growing instability and desperate uncertainty. Unfortunately, like many of its Middle Eastern neighbors, Egypt has also become a land where anti-Christian sentiment is steadily on the rise, in the face of increasing Muslim domination and a trend of suffering and persecution for millions of believers that has become known as the “Christian Winter.”
And yet, despite great risk to their lives, many of these saints have stood unified against their own persecution. In recent… Read more
Last week, The Commission on Security and Cooperation of the US Congress, held the following hearing: “From Arab Spring to Coptic Winter: Sectarian Violence and the Struggle to Democratic Transition in Egypt.” The hearing was held by Congress Christopher Smith (R-NJ) in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington D.C..
According the commissions official website, the hearing would would go over the following:
“On Sunday October 9, 2011, 25 people were killed and more than 300 injured when the Egyptian military attacked a peaceful group of Coptic Christians protesting the… Read more
This past October and November, CFI was privileged to take part in the Chosen Youth Conferences in both Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and in Gaylord Michigan. The Conference gathers hundreds of Christian youth to learn about issues facing them in high school, at home, and in the world. The conference attendes gave more than $2000 to CFI for the distribution of Bibles throughout oppressed nations.
CFI staff, Ben Duff and Craig McDonald had an opportunity to speak to the conference about the harsh reality for many Christians around the world,… Read more
Millions of Christians around the world are enduring what has been dubbed a “Christian Winter” in the midst of the “Arab Spring,” a movement of political unrest that has given way to Muslim domination — and rising hostility against Christians — in numerous Middle Eastern and African nations.
Secular regimes that once ruled many of those nations are being replaced with Islamic states that have instituted a form of sharia law, or Muslim legislation, which is enforced on all citizens regardless of their religious affiliation. For thousands of minority Christians,… Read more