Articles tagged: Iran
CHILDREN SHARE THEIR DREAMS WITH SAT-7 PARS
Recently, SAT-7 PARS’ children’s program, A Girl’s World, asked children to share their hopes and dreams in pictures. “I dream about a world with happiness for kids and their parents, a world without war, hunger, and without any fears for all children.”
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.
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.”
REACHING IRANIANS DESPITE COMMUNICATION BARRIERS
As widespread protests continue across Iran, a governmental block on social media platforms has limited SAT-7’s communication with viewers of the Persian-speaking channel SAT-7 PARS. Recent protests have seen thousands arrested and at least 20 killed.
“I FOLLOW CHRIST WITH ALL MY HEART”
For some in Iran, following Christ means persecution or death. Yet, for Masood*, following Christ is well worth the risk. Masood previously felt that life had little substance to offer, saying that he lived in a “purposeless, fake world.” That is, until he found a Bible and SAT-7.
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.
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.
BRINGING BIBLICAL TRUTH TO THE NEXT GENERATION IN IRAN
Bibles, Christian teaching material, and a local church community are often unavailable for many in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), including children. A new SAT-7 PARS program is now providing Persian children with a much needed, consistent, and engaging source of biblical truth.