We are SAT-7
We support the Christians of the Middle East and North Africa in their Christian witness and lives. We beam the Good News of the Kingdom of God straight into people’s homes, into the centre of family life. We deliver Christian media for the Middle East and North Africa.
We make God’s love visible.
WOMEN FIND “NEW IDENTITY” IN CHRIST
In Persian societies, a woman’s identity is often defined only in relation to their father or husband. Women can face devastating social challenges and a lack of rights. Now, the SAT-7 PARS program New Identity is helping Persian-speaking women discover and explore their true identities in Christ as beloved ones of God.
LOOKING BACK ON 1,000 TURKISH “WORDS OF HOPE”
SAT-7 TÜRK’s longest-running program, Words of Hope, has now beamed God’s Word to Turkish speakers more than one thousand times. As SAT-7 marks 15 years of Turkish broadcasts, Words of Hope presenter and pastor Haluk Bilgen reflects on the program’s years of witness and impact.
ADVENT: THE CHILD OF BETHLEHEM
Born and raised in Bethlehem, Grace calls herself a “true Bethlehemite.” She teaches at Bethlehem Bible College and serves her local church. Faced with the sad reality that the Holy Land’s Christian population has fallen to just one per cent, Grace is filled with the hope that Jesus will one day restore His Church in the region:
ADVENT: STILL WAITING FOR PEACE
At the time of Jesus’ birth, the Jewish people were living under Roman occupation, desperately awaiting their promised Messiah, the “Prince of Peace”. But how do we reconcile this promise of peace with the broken world around us? Rita Elmounayer, SAT-7 International CEO, ponders on the source of hope for a weary, waiting world:
ADVENT: CHRISTMAS COMES HOME
After an unusual Christmas last year, many of us are longing to celebrate with our church family again this year. Here, SAT-7 TÜRK’s Annamaria Cedolin reflects on discovering the real essence of Christmas:
SAT-7 BRINGS CHRISTMAS HOPE TO BELIEVERS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
SAT-7 viewers will enjoy a hope-filled slate of Christmas programs in Arabic, Turkish, and Persian this week. From programs sharing gifts and Bibles with isolated villagers, children in an orphanage, and impoverished families, to live church services and special episodes, the joyful message of Christ’s birth will fill screens across the region.
Dare to Believe! out now
Terence Ascott, SAT-7’s Founder, new book Dare to Believe! Stories of Faith from the Middle East is out now.
“This is a story of Christian faith, courage and perseverance which needs to be heard. It is at times heart-breaking and at times heart-warming. It is a story filled with pain, love and undying hope. If you have ever wondered what the Gospel of Christ means in a harsh world, this story is for you.” – Stephen Green, Baron Green of Hurstpierpoint (United Kingdom)