Articles tagged: Iran
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…
ANSWERING NEW BELIEVERS’ BIG QUESTIONS
People are coming to faith in Iran in larger numbers than ever before. But sadly, a lack of Christian teaching, combined with the isolation that many Iranian believers face, causes many to fall away. SAT-7 PARS show Question Mark seeks to support new believers during the critical early stages of their journey.
SURVEY REVEALS SAT-7 PARS’ LIFE-CHANGING IMPACT
A recent survey of SAT-7 PARS shows that large numbers of viewers are growing in their personal relationship with God by watching the channel. Almost 25 percent said they had committed to following Jesus, and over 60 percent said that SAT-7 PARS helped them grow their faith.*
SAT-7 PARS’ AUDIENCE DOUBLES IN LESS THAN A YEAR
In May 2017, SAT-7 PARS significantly expanded its audience reach by launching on the Yahsat satellite. New Audience Relations data shows that the number of viewers contacting SAT-7 PARS has almost doubled.
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.