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.
Tackling illiteracy, addressing social issues, and making education accessible to everyone; These are challenging goals in the Middle East and North Africa, where a chronic lack of quality schooling has been worsened by the refugee crisis. Download our new publication to learn more about SAT-7 ACADEMY and why it is crucial in the region today.
Annual Report 2017
Media, especially satellite television, continues to play a critical role in both making God’s love visible and supporting believers across the Middle East and North Africa. 2017 included some key milestones in achieving this mission, as well as forming new partnerships. Read about SAT-7’s achievements throughout the year and our plans as we press forward.
The people of the Middle East and North Africa need your prayers. Many face daily challenges of poverty, oppression, and persecution. The work of SAT-7 and its people also need your prayers, as we look to make the love of God visible to millions of people every day.
BEREAVED MOTHER SHARES STORY OF CHRIST’S COMFORT
An Egyptian mother was plunged into despair by her son’s sudden death. But in her darkest moments, Jesus comforted her in the most powerful way. Sharing her story with SAT-7 ARABIC viewers, the woman revealed how God turned her sorrow and struggle to joy and fulfilment.
FORGOTTEN CHRISTIAN HISTORY ENCOURAGES BELIEVERS
In the region where Jesus was born, Christian history is often overlooked. With engaging history programs, SAT-7 gives Middle Eastern believers the keys to their own heritage. Knowing the facts helps believers stand firm in their faith, confidently contributing to their societies, and respectfully countering misconceptions.
BEING GOD’S FAMILY TO LONELY CHILDREN
Children affected by conflict in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) can feel miserably lonely and vulnerable. With Family of Jesus, a new live prayer and worship show, SAT-7 KIDS shows these and other isolated young people that with Christ, they never have to be alone.
A YEAR AFTER PALM SUNDAY ATTACKS, JOY RETURNS TO EGYPT
Last Saturday I stood on the spot where 18 people lost their lives to a suicide bomb just one year ago. I was in the gateway of St Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in Alexandria. We had come to see SAT-7’s work and the life and faith of the Egyptian Church.
“FAMILY BREAKDOWN ISN’T JUST WHEN SOMEONE LEAVES HOME”
Imagine living in a home dominated by conflict, where beatings are common and there is fear when the door opens and a family member approaches. Many in the Persian-speaking world struggle with broken relationships in their families and within society at large.
RESURRECTING HOPE FOR COPTIC CHRISTIANS
Guest writer Archbishop Angaelos is the first Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in London. He has been an advocate of SAT-7’s work for several years and is a patron of SAT-7 UK. This Easter, Archbishop Angaelos reflects on how Jesus’ resurrection can bring hope to those going through suffering