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Lessons from the Egyptian Church

One couple's adventures during Egypt's Second Revolution.

It is beyond difficult to capture in a few short paragraphs all we experienced during our time in Egypt. We scheduled our trip to Cairo ages ago. Our purpose? To spend time with old friends, to learn what fellow brothers and sisters were doing for the sake of the kingdom, and to connect with other followers of Christ who desire to reach Egypt's majority population. A second revolution was not on our original agenda. Neither were bread shortages or endless lines to simply replenish gasoline. And we certainly did not plan to scramble for last-minute transportation as taxi companies were grounding their cars.

Our scheduled departure on June 30th was the same day as the official protest against the Muslim Brotherhood-backed President Morsi. While we were preparing for a trip abroad, millions of Egyptians were preparing to retake their revolution and demand a leader that did not have an agenda outside of serving the people through a democratic government.

Their reasons for ousting their first ...

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