Arab Spring Fallout in Egypt Spurs Spiritual Insurgence

Image depicts protestors in Cairo on February 18, 2011. (Wikimedia Commons)

This week in history, ten years ago, anti-government protests were sweeping through the Middle East and North Africa. The Arab Spring was gaining traction. By March 3, 2011, rumblings of revolt could be heard in the streets of Syria. Unhappy citizens overturned two dictators in Tunisia and Egypt. See our coverage here.

Uncharted Ministries’ Tom Doyle was in Cairo during the height of Arab Spring protests.

“There was power; there was strength in Tahrir Square. It was the most significant crowd I’ve ever seen in my life, and there was absolutely no way that the government of Egypt was going to stop that election,” Doyle describes.

Today, there’s a spiritual insurgence underway in Egypt and beyond.

“When we look at the progress of Bible translations, the Gospel being preached to unreached people groups, we just have to conclude that Jesus is standing at the door ready to come back,” Doyle says.

“This is the last stand for the Gospel: the Muslim world.”

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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Katey Hearth

CALL TO ACTION

  • Pray Muslims seeking truth will meet Christ through dreams and visions.
  • Ask the Lord to encourage His persecuted followers in Egypt.

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