Articles tagged: Christianity
COPTIC YOUTH MEET POPE AT PIONEERING EVENT
Something very special took place at a recent youth conference in Cairo, Egypt. The first-ever Coptic Orthodox World Youth Week saw young people from 50 countries join together and spend time with Pope Tawadros II.
TWO TURKISH BELIEVERS FIND TRANSFORMATION
Turkey has a rich Christian heritage, but today there are fewer than 200,000 left. These believers are often isolated and lack resources in their own language, so SAT-7’s Turkish channel may be the only support they have to help them grow in their faith.
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 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.
Survey shows SAT-7 TÜRK supports isolated believers
Only around 150,000 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 PURSUING IMPOSSIBLE GOALS
Getting onto the Türksat satellite was a dream for many years before it became reality in 2014. Now Melih Ekener, the channel’s Executive Director, says “we see miracles every day.”Currently in their fourth year of broadcasting 24/7 on their own channel, it’s clear that Ekener and the team of almost 40 staff members are not losing momentum.
YOUTH CAN CHANGE THE MENA
Almost half of the population in the Middle East and North Africa is under 25 years old. Rita Elmounayer, SAT-7’s CEO Designate, discusses the greatest challenge facing youth today and how SAT-7 empowers young viewers to change their future.
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