The Sudoku Fast

Keep your brain active as you grow older: a piece of advice I got from my father many years ago. Today, as I grow older, I try to do one puzzle and one Sudoku every day. It is both relaxing and fun for me. Hence, when I decided to fast with millions of Coptic Christians […]


The Price

“..Yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he offers God service.” John 16.2 Five years ago, the whole world shook when a video was released by ISIS entitled “A Message Signed in Blood to the Nation of the Cross,” showing the beheading of the 21 Egyptian Christian men. Most of […]


How Can I Understand: A Message from Dr. Wahid Wahba

“And behold, a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of great authority under Candace the queen of the Ethiopians, who had charge of all her treasury, and had come to Jerusalem to worship, was returning. ..So Philip ran to him, and heard him reading the prophet Isaiah, and said, “Do you understand what you are reading?”And […]


Serving Sudanese Refugees

On its 2019 World Watch List, Open Doors USA ranks Sudan as the 6th most persecuted country for Christians. Sudanese believers face unrelenting discrimination and opposition from family, friends, and public officials. The government continues its campaign to demolish Christian churches and arrest leaders, and converts from Islam face the death penalty if discovered. Even […]


The Impact of One: Michael’s Story

Michael Fouad, an IT specialist in Cairo, was one of the first  participants in a 4G3 leadership institute in Egypt. He credits the program with shaping his faith and equipping him to minister more effectively to the people around him. “4G3’s leadership institute made me more passionate toward my ministry and equipped me to serve with […]


The New Bowl

“Now the men of the city said to Elisha, ‘Behold, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees, but the water is bad, and the land is unfruitful.’ He said, ‘Bring me a new bowl, and put salt in it.’ So they brought it to him. Then he went to the spring […]


Drink Water

“And all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them, and that Rock was Christ.” 1 Corinthians 10.4 This past week we spent a much-needed vacation with our oldest son, our daughter-in-love, and our 16-month-old granddaughter Ellie. Family vacations give you time to notice things that you would […]


What Is Your Plumbline

“So, we tell others about Christ, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all the wisdom God has given us. We want to present them to God, perfect in their relationship to Christ. That’s why I work and struggle so hard, depending on Christ’s mighty power that works within me.” Col 1. 28,29. This verse is […]



I get asked the same question over and over, “What is the relationship between 4G3 and MELTI?” You have every right to get an answer to this question. My wife Laila and I founded MELTI (Middle East Leadership Training Institute) in the year 2000. MELTI has been so successful ministering in 22 of the most […]


This Is About YOU

You will want to read this email. We are so grateful to you. Maybe you have never been to the Middle East but if you  prayed, donated, or even thought about us, we consider it an honor. We do not take it lightly that you are part of the 4G3 family. You are especially admired […]