Articles tagged: persecution
FORGOTTEN HISTORY AND UNCERTAIN FUTURE
North Africa has a rich history. Christianity spread across the top of the region during the faith’s very earliest centuries. But few traces of this ancient presence now remain and today, believers face pressure, rejection, and even the threat of violence.
WALKING WITH BELIEVERS ON THEIR FAITH JOURNEYS
Of the 25 MENA countries where SAT-7 is watched, 22 are among the worst places in the world for Christians. As believers in the region face persecution and struggle without rights and resources, SAT-7 supports them to follow Jesus. Our programs help seekers find God, new Christians grow in faith, and mature believers thrive.
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.
“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.
POWERFUL TESTIMONIES HELP SYRIANS STAND FIRM IN FAITH
Amid the turmoil and threats of persecution, SAT-7 is helping Syrian Christians take comfort in Jesus. The encouraging words of women from war-torn Aleppo helped show viewers, in similar situations, that God is with them.
GOING BEYOND PERSECUTION
Every day, SAT-7 goes beyond the obstacles of persecution to broadcast God’s love directly into the homes of millions who experience this kind of maltreatment on a regular basis.
WHY WERE THEY KILLED? ADDRESSING CHILDREN’S QUESTIONS AND FEARS
Terrible events, such as the recent Manchester Arena bombing and the Grenfell Tower inferno in West London, claimed the lives of young and old. How to help children come to terms with such incidents, how to comfort and reassure them is a question many parents will have had to answer.