El-Gohary said his decision to follow Christ was final after he had a brilliant vision of light in his bedroom at his parents’ home, accompanied by the presence of “the peace of God.” El-Gohary said at first he thought he was seeing things, but then his father knocked on the door and demanded to know why the light was on. He told his father he was looking for something.
For the first time ever, Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church issued a certificate of conversion to a believer from a Muslim background last week. The move is unprecedented in a country where it is practically impossible for Muslims to legally change their religious status. Maher al-Gohari requested and was granted the Church’s first conversion certificate. He […]