We are SAT-7
We support the Christians of the Middle East and North Africa in their Christian witness and lives. We beam the Good News of the Kingdom of God straight into people’s homes, into the centre of family life. We deliver Christian satellite television for the Middle East and North Africa.
We make God’s love visible.
Turkey is home to almost 80 million people, yet only 0.2 percent of the population is Christian. Although some of the world’s first churches were formed here, many now have the perception that Christianity is a Western religion. Discover how SAT-7 TÜRK is #connectingbelievers and making the Church visible in Turkey and beyond.
FROM SOAP STAR TO CHRISTIAN TALK SHOW HOST
Soap operas are hugely popular in Turkey. But former soap actor Şemsa Deniz Tolunay reckons she has landed an even better role as host of the first live Christian women’s show available on Turkey’s national TV satellite platform.
TURKISH VIEWERS RESCUED BY GOD’S LOVE
SAT-7 viewers Sedat and Gülay Torun are among the comparatively tiny number of Christians in Turkey, a country of almost 80 million people. At a time of great hardship, they turned to Jesus – and since then, He has done miracles in their lives. Here they share their remarkable story and their love for SAT-7 TÜRK.
SAT-7 TÜRK supports isolated believers survey reveals
Only around 200,000 people out of Turkey’s almost 80 million population are Christians. Unsurprisingly, Christians in the region can feel isolated and misunderstood. However, in a recent online survey viewers shared that SAT-7 TÜRK is helping them understand the Christian faith and providing valuable support.
SAT-7 TÜRK STRIVES TOWARDS ‘IMPOSSIBLE’ GOALS
If someone had suggested a few years ago that SAT-7 TÜRK would be broadcasting as the only Christian channel on a government-owned satellite in Turkey, many would have thought it impossible. But after obtaining a license, the team continue to strive towards ‘impossible’ goals.
ECONOMIC BOOM EXPANDS CHRISTIAN WITNESS IN GULF
“I have no doubt in my mind that in the Arabian Peninsula there are easily ten million Christians,” says Venerable Bill Schwartz, OBE, Anglican Archdeacon in the Gulf and Chaplain of Qatar. In an interview with SAT-7, Schwartz spelt out some of the astonishing results of the region’s economic development.
A GOOD BARBEQUE NEEDS A GOOD MARINADE
Have you ever marinated chicken, as Persians do, in saffron, garlic, lime and olive oil? After two hours, it’s beginning to tenderise and take on the aroma and flavours of the marinade. Well, it’s much the same with us. Think of yourself as the chicken and your culture as the marinade…