Articles tagged: support
“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.
BECAUSE NO CHILD SHOULD FEEL ALONE
Pictured above are Mayyar (13) and Mo (14). They are Palestinian brothers who’ve grown up in a refugee settlement in Lebanon. Divorce led to a broken family, so their grandmother raised them. They have not seen their mother for nine years and their father for ten.
HELPING VIEWERS FIND LASTING LOVE
As divorce rates skyrocket in the Middle East, the new program From Heart to Heart is encouraging couples to open up about their struggles. To help viewers build strong relationships, the show’s married presenters share their own issues and bring a biblical perspective.
TACKLING VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS
SAT-7 ACADEMY often addresses hard-hitting issues that challenge cultural norms in Middle Eastern and North African societies. Violence in School tackles teachers using violence to discipline students as well as bullying and aggressive behaviour between pupils.
APOLOGETICS PROGRAM COUNTERS PREJUDICE
An impactful discussion program now airing on SAT-7 challenges common misconceptions about Christianity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). By giving a true picture of the faith and promoting acceptance and unity, The Accuser aims to help halt the spread of extremism and anti-Christian attacks.