God uses humble means

I'm reading Samuel Tadros' new book Motherland Lost, a history of the church in Egypt.┬áHe starts at the beginning when the evangelist Mark showed up in Alexandria and tells a wonderful story about Mark's first convert.After he wandered all day in the majestic city, the apostle's sandal strap broke. Mark found a shoemaker who could repair it. His name was Anianus.While he was working, Anianus gouged his hand. "God is one!" he swore.Mark was moved with compassion. In a maneuver … [Read more...]