Articles tagged: culture
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…
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.
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN GENERATIONS
Traditional etiquette in Arab culture deems elders should be given the utmost respect. This mentality often means their opinions cannot be questioned – and it is creating a growing divide between generations.
HELPING BELIEVERS LIFT THEIR VOICES TO THE LORD
Every Christian knows the power of worship music to uplift and inspire. Middle Eastern believers are no different – and they need to hear songs in their own languages. SAT-7’s music programs enable viewers to praise God in their own homes, encourage Christian unity and can help bring communal healing.