Articles tagged: support
POPULAR SERIES ANSWERS 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.
ISOLATED BELIEVERS ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST FEEL SUPPORTED BY SAT-7
A recent SAT-7 viewer survey produced hundreds of encouraging viewer testimonies, demonstrating how SAT-7 is providing valuable support for isolated believers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
A WHOLESOME INFUSION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
“I love film-making. If I am not at work for one day I get withdrawal symptoms,” says Petros Mohseni, Director of the new SAT-7 PARS series Herbal Tea. The love Petros has for film-making is surpassed only by his passion for the welfare of young people.
“FAMILY BREAKDOWN ISN’T JUST WHEN SOMEONE LEAVES HOME”
Imagine living in a home dominated by conflict, where beatings are common and there is fear when the door opens and a family member approaches. Many in the Persian-speaking world struggle with broken relationships in their families and within society at large.
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.
ENCOURAGING WOMEN TO PRESS FORWARD
In line with the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018 was “Press for Progress,” SAT-7’s Needle and New Thread program shares stories of women who have persevered and reached their goals through the support and encouragement of their mentors, including men.
HELPING ARAB MEN SOW SEEDS OF CHANGE
In Egypt, “effendi” is an old-fashioned Arabic term that can describe a husband who is “master” of the house and over his wife. With the new men’s talk show Effendi, SAT-7 is helping Middle Eastern men find an alternative, Christ-centred model for family life.