Articles tagged: Encouragement
ARE WE ASHAMED OF JESUS TODAY?
New Year marks a time of new beginnings – a time to reflect and restart. It’s an opportunity for Christians to challenge themselves; rededicating to making a difference in the world. George Makeen examines the Gospel of Mark and what it means to live unashamed of Jesus.
UNITY THROUGH DIVERSITY FOR CHRISTMAS
This Christmas, SAT-7 celebrates Jesus’ birth by highlighting the diverse cultural and denominational Christmas traditions across the churches of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Christmas presents a unique opportunity to explain the significance of Jesus’ birth.
SAT-7 VIEWERS CHEER ON BELIEVER WHO OVERCAME ADDICTION
When Mina Henein bravely shared his story of recovery from addiction with SAT-7 ARABIC viewers, he received a surprise outpouring of love and support. Live calls flooded in from old friends, a family member, and even his boss – all expressing their admiration and respect.
YOUNG ADULTS’ SHOW BREAKS NEGATIVE VIEWS OF CHRISTIANITY
Religious faith has a bad image among Iran’s young adults. Tight restrictions and harsh penalties give many a very negative impression of belief. It is widely understood that non-ethnic Christians are subject to societal and official pressure. This instils fear of rejection or isolation those who want to learn more about faith.
INVESTING IN THE NEXT GENERATION
Many viewers grow up with our children’s programs and say how their lives have been influenced by them. Moussa* in Morocco, for example, started watching after he began praying to God as a 12-year-old.
SAT-7 STAYS IN YOUNG VIEWER’S HEART FOR DECADES
SAT-7 recently received a beautiful letter from Ayman* in Morocco. Ayman shared how our early broadcasts comforted him at a difficult time, sparking a desire for God that has remained with him for almost two decades.
SAT-7 BRINGS FILM-MAKING FUN TO YOUNG VIEWERS
City of Films follows young film-makers as they learn new skills in a unique “play city”, sharing the valuable experience with audience members who cannot take part in person.