22 Feb

People of the Cross: Reflections on the Death of 21 Coptic Christians

Taken from the intimation sheet: 22 February 2015

‘People of the Cross’ was one of the titles Islamic State gave to the Egyptian Christians they beheaded in a video released last Sunday. Like the term ‘Christian’ itself, it is a title intended as an insult but one which may be received by any believer in Jesus as a badge of honour.

In the video 21 men dressed in orange overalls are marched to a beach near Tripoli, forced down onto their knees, and then beheaded. Read More