MAY THIS CHRISTMAS BE A NEW BEGINNING
The Egyptian people are facing youth unemployment, widespread poverty, an unstable economy and continuing human rights violations. But Egypt is also home to the Middle East’s largest Christian population – and despite violent attacks in recent years, the Egyptian Church is faithful and thriving.
SAT-7 BRINGS JOY TO THE NEEDY AT CHRISTMAS
Two special productions have been prepared for SAT-7 KIDS’ Christmas schedule. The crew visited a children’s cancer hospital in Cairo, Egypt to bring joy to the young patients. Another production offers children insight on Christ’s humble beginnings by filming in a manger.
CELEBRATING A TURKISH CHRISTMAS
Executive Assistant Annamaria shares what a Turkish Christmas is like: from the celebrations of churches in Istanbul to the general approach to Christian festivities from the wider population.
INSPIRING CHILDREN SHARE CHRISTMAS MESSAGE OF JOY
This Christmas Eve, SAT-7 KIDS will not only tell children the nativity story, it will show them a living example of Jesus’ heavenly peace. Viewers will meet three children who have all endured great hardship but simply radiate pure joy.
A STRONG CHRISTMAS SPIRIT IN THE SAT-7 EGYPT STUDIOS
In preparation for SAT-7 Egypt’s Christmas programming production, SAT-7 staff and guests prove that the Spirit of Christmas is within hearts despite practical difficulties.
MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE: FIRST PRAISE PROGRAM FOR TURKS
For believers in Turkey who are young in their faith, it is challenging to find worship songs that have not been translated – worship songs written in their mother tongue with which people can better connect.
EXPECTANT MOTHER’S HOPE FOR FUTURE
Melis* is a SAT-7 TÜRK team member. She ensures that viewers are kept up to date with Christian news from Turkey and abroad. She is also expecting her first baby. Here, Melis shares her insights as a soon-to-be mother.
SAT-7 ARABIC BRINGS HOPE TO ISOLATED WOMEN
In many parts of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) women feel isolated and alone with no access to the gospel or to other Christian believers. SAT-7 helps isolated women connect to their faith through Christian programming provided in their dialect. Sarah, an Algerian viewer, shares how SAT-7 helps her stay connected to her faith.