FROM PRESENTER AND VIEWER TO FRIENDS AND SISTERS
Mariam used to present SAT-7 PARS’ children’s program Golpand in Cyprus. During her time as presenter, she developed a strong friendship with Anousheh, a 12-year-old girl living in Iran. Through this friendship, Mariam shares how she was able to help Anousheh through a very challenging time.
ISOLATED BELIEVERS: NORTH AFRICA
“As Christians, we always felt few and lonely. Now, as part of the SAT-7 family, we are excited to support the growth of the Church and its ability to witness to Christ,” shares Samia Kessai, SAT-7 Producer and Presenter in Algeria. Samia joined Open Studios along with her husband Salah and Pastor Moez Mediouni from Tunisia.
A VIEWER’S LIFE TRANSFORMED: MAYA’S STORY
Mariannne Awaraji Daou, Arabic Audience Relations Manager, shares the story of a viewer whose life has been changed. We are telling “Maya’s” story here with her permission, and with her name changed to protect her identity.
GUIDING VIEWERS ON THEIR JOURNEY
As part of the digital transformation of SAT-7’s Arabic media, both our social media and our Audience Relations departments are making a vital shift. Once, both acted only as support functions for SAT-7’s satellite broadcasts. While they will continue to do this, they are now also becoming platforms for God’s love in their own right – platforms that interact seamlessly to support viewers on their journey.
SAT-7 PLUS: GOD’S LOVE MADE ACCESSIBLE
SAT-7 is once again pioneering in the Middle East and North Africa. SAT-7 PLUS, the region’s first on-demand streaming service of Christian content, launched in early 2021. Antoine Karam, Broadcast and IT Director, shares how this platform is a key element of SAT-7’s digital transformation.
NURTURING NEW BRANCHES OF SAT-7’S MINISTRY
Jan Ørskov, SAT-7’s Chief Operations Officer, joined the ministry in January 2020. After an extraordinary first 18 months, in which crisis propelled innovation and great faith was required, he shares how SAT-7’s operations are evolving as the ministry turns 25.
LEADING THE WAY AFTER 25 YEARS OF SERVING SAT-7
Twenty-five years ago, Rita El-Mounayer was standing at a crossroads, unsure where God was calling her. In this special reflection, SAT-7’s CEO remembers how a chance encounter with Dr Terence Ascott and his team from SAT-7 opened a door –– a door she was hesitant to walk through, but one that led to a rich journey of service and faith.