DANISH GOVERNMENT BACKS MAJOR PROJECT TO STRENGTHEN SOCIETY IN LEBANON
A new collaborative three-year project by SAT-7 and partners to improve social cohesion in Lebanon has received major funding from the Danish Government. Lebanon – Our Story will bring young people from a variety of backgrounds, including Syrian refugees, together to rethink divisive narratives and develop a new shared story of hope.
CHURCHES UNITE TO REMEMBER CHRISTIANS KILLED IN LIBYA
Six years after the massacre of 21 Christians in Libya by the so-called Islamic State (IS), Christians unite in remembrance and solidarity. As bereaved families in Egypt take comfort in their faith, church leaders, including Pope Tawadros of the Coptic Orthodox Church and Pope Francis, spoke at an online event to mark the anniversary.
NEW ON-DEMAND SERVICE SAT-7 PLUS GOES ONLINE WORLDWIDE
SAT-7 PLUS, the Middle East’s first on-demand Christian video streaming service, is now online and available worldwide. Streaming content in Arabic, Farsi, and Turkish, the new platform enables SAT-7 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.
A SAT-7 TRIBUTE TO ALGERIA CHURCH LEADER FR THIERRY BECKER
SAT-7’s Founder, Dr Terence Ascott, has paid tribute to French priest Father Thierry Becker, who escaped death several times during Algeria’s brutal armed conflict in the 1990s and who passed away on 25 January this year. Fr. Becker (age 86) dedicated 60 years of his life to serving the Algerian people and previously represented North Africa’s Catholic Christians on the SAT-7 International Board.
BEARING WITNESS TO DESTITUTION IN BEIRUT: BLANCHE’S STORY
As Lebanon remains mired in suffering six months after the Beirut blast, SAT-7 ARABIC amplifies the voices of those worst affected by the compounded crises. Through the story of one family who are homeless and hungry – and yet bolstered by their faith in Jesus – the channel has brought viewers together in prayer and support.
SAT-7’S LEBANON TEAM OFFER SOLIDARITY IN HEALTHCARE CRISIS
Six months on from the Beirut blast, the pandemic is pushing Lebanon’s healthcare system, and its economy, to breaking point. SAT-7’s Beirut team have one message for their fellow Lebanese they deal with multiple overlapping crises: no matter their suffering, they are not alone, and God has not forgotten them.
SAT-7 TÜRK ON CARING FOR CREATION AS TURKEY FACES DROUGHT
On the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkey is now experiencing severe drought that threatens to affect the country’s crop production. As viewers deal with concerns about these issues – which are affecting a large majority of them personally – the live SAT-7 TÜRK program Worldview explores the role of our faith in caring for the environment
THE LETTERS TO THE SEVEN CHURCHES SPEAK TO PERSIAN BELIEVERS
SAT-7 PARS’ latest documentary Seven Letters delves into the Book of Revelation, unpacking its letters to persecuted, struggling Christians in the seven ancient churches. Filmed in Turkey among the ruins of the seven churches, the program helps make Jesus known to the persecuted Church in Iran and Afghanistan today.