Category Archives: Jesus

C. S. Lewis: on Love of God

C. S. Lewis: on Love of God “The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.”

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C. S. Lewis on Aging

C. S. Lewis on Aging You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C. S. Lewis

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Religious authorities: Kiss our hands and be humble!

Religious authorities: Kiss our hands and be humble! All Orthodox and Catholic Churches, including our Coptic Orthodox Church, have this priestly habit.

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The Lord said: “I love you already”

After so many months of sorrow and bitterness, the Lord told me:

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Which One is the True Chruch?

The True Church In our Coptic (Egyptian) Church, and many other churches in the middle east, we fight for permission to build churches (1).

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Sentenced to death for being a Christian pastor in Iran

Sentenced to death for being a Christian pastor in Iran Iranian Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been charged, convicted and sentenced to death for apostasy; as an ex-Muslim becoming a Christian. When Iranian officials demanded that he recant his faith in … Continue reading

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Was There Such A Thing As “Original Sin” In Early Church?

Was There Such A Thing As “Original Sin” In Early Church? By I. B. Barsoum All early church fathers[i], except St. Augustine, never taught a doctrine of ”Original Sin”, but always maintained that mankind has a “liability to sin”, which … Continue reading

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The agrapha: Sayings of Jesus not recorded in the gospels

The agrapha: Sayings of Jesus not recorded in the gospels   from http://www.textexcavation.com/ An agraphon is a saying of the Lord that was not written down. It is a somewhat unfortunate term, since obviously the saying was written down at … Continue reading

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Is The Original New Testament Lost?

Is The Original New Testament Lost? A Dialogue with Dr. Bart Ehrman & Dr. Daniel Wallace

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Michael Coren & Pamela Geller: The Price Of Telling The Truth About Islam

Michael Coren & Pamela Geller: The Price Of Telling The Truth About Islam

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Jesus, Christmas, and the Arab Spring

Jesus, Christmas, and the Arab Spring Botrus Mansour A Letter from Nazareth Arab Christians approach Christmas this year with feelings of intense fear just like the shepherds were as the angel appeared to them 2000 years ago.

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Muslim Persecution of Christians: December, 2011 “Saying Merry Christmas Is Worse than Killing Someone”

Muslim Persecution of Christians: December, 2011 “Saying Merry Christmas Is Worse than Killing Someone” by Raymond Ibrahim The Nigerian church bombings, in which the Islamic group Boko Haram [“Western Education Is Forbidden”] killed over 40 people celebrating Christmas mass, is … Continue reading

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Muslim Convert: Why Christ is the Only Way?

Muslim Convert: Why Christ is the Only Way? By Ibrahim Arafaat* Question: Ibrahim, come on! Isn’t Islam just as good as Christianity? Why be radical? All paths should lead to God and therefore to Heaven. Allah is love too. Don’t … Continue reading

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How Faithful You Can Be?!

How Faithful You Can Be?! When everything is according to plan, we are happy with God. But when we are faced with hardship, our faith is shaken. Watch this very simple Christian (Coptic) woman living in the countryside of upper … Continue reading

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Christian Unity: Fact or Fiction?

Christian Unity: Fact of Fiction? It’s obvious, isn’t it? Isn’t it almost impossible to see one united universal church? Wrong!! You’re absolutely wrong. Let me tell you why. If you believe in the infallibility of the bible and the power … Continue reading

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Life: between two tunnels

Life: between two tunnels It was always interesting for me to read about near death experiences (NDEs). One near-death phenomenon always puzzled me; the travel through a tunnel towards a light at the end.

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