INSPIRING ISOLATED BELIEVERS
Every day, isolated Christians in Turkey face the questions of where they can go to gain spiritual input. SAT-7 TÜRK’s short devotional program Melody of my Heart seeks to be the source of daily support and encouragement needed by so many.
The first season of the popular SAT-7 TÜRK program was broadcast in the morning, enabling Turkish Christians to start the day with input from the Psalms and a prayer. As one viewer shares:
“This is a teaching that shines a light to hearts. I couldn’t help saying a strong ‘amen’ in response to Miss Duygu’s sincere prayer. May God cover us in His mercy and open the doors of kindness and blessing.”
RESPONDING TO A NEED
Having received much positive feedback, the second season of Melody of my Heart will be broadcast later this year. The short, ten-minute episodes are written and presented by Duygu Özyörük.
In each episode Duygu discusses a Psalm with the purpose of revealing God’s true nature and His loving heart. By explaining how the messages of the Psalms can be applied in everyday life, she hopes the program will strengthen the faith of believers in Turkey.
Only 0.2 percent of the population in Turkey is reported to be Christian, and believers are often alone or only able to meet in small groups. With little access to Christian material, programs like Melody of my Heart can be invaluable resources for these isolated viewers.
According to Duygu, the program was influenced by the quote:
‘Psalms are the melody of the heart; sometimes sad and complaining, sometimes joyful and glorifying God, sometimes dark and morbid, sometimes happy and hopeful’.
“The music of David’s heart was inspired by the Holy Spirit, and sprang forth from his deep experiences with God,” Duygu reflects. “I hope we will encourage all believers to go deeper with God, and non-believers to seek God with all their heart.”