“Orphan” often means fatherless in Egypt and the fatherless and widow often face illiteracy, child labor, poverty, and shame. Coptic Orphans breaks the cycle through long-term, respectful programs that support a child’s education and development.In these podcasts, we learn about the Christians in Egypt as well as the work of Coptic Orphans, unlocking the God-given potential of children in Egypt through grassroots partner and volunteer networks.
Nathan Hollenbeck of Coptic Orphans discusses the state of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt. The country has experienced much turmoil since the January 25 Revolution. But even before then, Coptic Christians had seen their churches bombed and demonstrators attacked. Nathan also discusses Christ’s love for the widow and the orphan, their position in Coptic society, and the special ministry to them that Coptic Orphans performs.
May 7, 2012 Length: 13:05