Articles tagged: Christians
CROSSING BORDERS, JOINING HEARTS
When George Makeen found himself in a sticky situation during an Egypt-Algeria football match, it revealed to him the power of Jesus to bring people together. In his new blog post, the SAT-7 ARABIC Programming Director shares his joy over how SAT-7’s North African programs are doing the same for lonely believers.
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.
YOUTH FIND ANSWERS TO THEIR QUESTIONS
New SAT-7 ARABIC program, Questions & Answers in Christian Faith, offers answers to youth seeking direction. Father Bishop Helmy, an Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Priest, presents the program, speaking to the youth of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and guiding them in their faith.
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.