A year with COVID-19: Iranians speak out
The Coronavirus pandemic has taken lives, damaged economies, changed circumstances and created much uncertainty across the world. Christian viewers of SAT-7 PARS in Iran have shared how their faith in Christ is supporting them one year on.
“LOVE GIVES LIFE”: HOMEMADE CHALLENGES VIEWERS WITH LOVE
“Love gives life. Love should bring with it joy and hope,” shares Kanivar Bakir, leading a two-episode special on the SAT-7 TÜRK program Homemade. Asking viewers to rethink their understanding of love, the presenters explore God’s love and how it impacts every aspect of our relationships. Speaking to a society where domestic abuse is prevalent, the show also helps viewers see “what love is not”.
SAT-7 TÜRK connects Christians for Archbishop’s ordination
When the pandemic restricted attendance at the ordination of Archbishop Martin Kmetec, the new leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Izmir, SAT-7 TÜRK had the privilege of broadcasting the ceremony live on social media, enabling viewers from across the world to join the celebration virtually.
Whose side are you on?
In this devotional, written by an Iranian Christian and shared in Farsi with SAT-7 PARS viewers, we reflect on a question that is so often asked of us in today’s world: whose side are we on? Through the lens of Joshua 5, our brother examines how our Christian faith can guide our answer to this question.
Virtual Christmas gifts for SAT-7’s Arabic-speaking viewers
With families anticipating an isolated Christmas at the end of a difficult year, SAT-7 Audience Relations staff have prepared a series of virtual “gifts” to encourage and support viewers across the Arabic-speaking world at this time when they need to feel the love of Emmanuel, God with us.
Witnessing the triumph of light over darkness in Iran
On Yalda’s eve (21 December), the longest night of the year, Iranians traditionally gather with friends and family to celebrate the winter solstice and the victory of light over darkness. Iranian Christians, however, have witnessed the triumph of the light of Christ over the darkness of suffering over and over in this challenging year.
SAT-7’S NEW VIDEO-ON-DEMAND BRINGS THE GOSPEL TO MOBILE DEVICES ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST
SAT-7 is launching the Middle East’s first on-demand Christian video streaming service. Available worldwide in multiple languages, the new SAT-7 PLUS platform will enable the ministry to bring the life-changing message of the Gospel to a wider audience in the region, including a growing younger demographic engaging via mobile devices.
SAT-7 launches first program made by Tunisian Christians
SAT-7 will provide a new platform for Christians in Tunisia who are “passionate and eager” to share their faith with their society. As the country prepares to mark the tenth anniversary of the start of its “Jasmine Revolution” on 17 December, SAT-7 ARABIC announces its first two new programs produced by Christians in Tunisia.