Articles tagged: Hope
FROM A LIFE OF ADDICTION TO FREEDOM
SAT-7 PARS Presenter, Miltan Danil, was a drug addict and gang member in Iran for ten years before a miraculous encounter with God radically changed his life. Now, his story is bringing hope to thousands in Iran and beyond.
FIRST ON SCENE AFTER ISIS LEAVES RAQQA, SYRIA
SAT-7 and associate ministry Light for All Nations (LFAN) Ministries teamed up recently to record the first on-the-ground footage in Raqqa, Syria after ISIS militants left. The two networks co-produced the documentary, Al Raqqa: between Yesterday and Today, presenting a message of peace.
FINDING PEACE AMID GRIEF AND FEAR
When Pedram* found out the tragic news that his sister in Iran had been shot and killed by an armed robber, he found himself depressed and living in constant fear. “My sister was only twenty-seven years old when a burglar shot her in a jewellery shop. I wept and grieved by her grave for forty days.”
SHARING WOMEN’S STORIES OF HOPE IN HARD TIMES
When Amira asked God for a marriage that was “out of the ordinary”, her prayer was answered – but not in the way she had expected. She and her fiancé, Farid, had a full and happy life serving alongside each other in their church until Farid’s sudden and severe kidney failure changed everything.
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.
“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.
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.
CELEBRATING ONE YEAR OF CHANGING GIRLS’ WORLDS
The SAT-7 PARS team recently celebrated the first anniversary of the weekly live show A Girl’s World. Many Persian speaking girls across the Middle East were also celebrating because they have finally found an engaging and relatable television show created especially for them.