Articles tagged: blog
SHARING GOD’S LOVE OVER CULTURAL CONVENTIONS
When Iranians meet, the time we spend greeting and exchanging polite pleasantries can seem extensive – especially to someone from a European culture. The process then repeats saying goodbye on the doorstep, where whole new conversations on brand new topics are enjoyed well into the night.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT ON THE STREETS OF EGYPT
The recent allegations of sexual harassment have sent ripples worldwide. The #metoo hashtag on social media united victims and supporters alike. My experience in Egypt, however, is that sexual harassment isn’t limited to the workspace but is loud and proud on the streets too.
“LITTLE SABAH, MY TEACHER AND MY HERO”
On a recent trip to Lebanon, Communications Officer Katerina Parpa visited a learning centre that uses SAT-7 ACADEMY’s educational programs to help refugee children thrive. Here she reflects on the experience and the heart-warming moments she shared with the Syrian and Iraqi children.
EMMANUEL, THE UNWANTED SIGN
As Christmas approaches, one cannot help but look around our region, and indeed the whole world, and wonder where the season’s peace and joy can be found.