Articles tagged: Algeria
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.
TESTIMONIES INSPIRE ISOLATED NORTH AFRICAN CHRISTIANS
A new program with inspiring testimonies from Algeria is airing in the North Africa program block on SAT-7 ARABIC. It is Written (Yura Di Tira in Tamazight) shares the stories of Amazigh (Berber) new Christians in short, 3-5-minute episodes.
FAMILIES FROM SIX COUNTRIES SHARE CHRISTMAS JOY ON SAT-7
After an extraordinary year of hardship and isolation, SAT-7 ARABIC’s Christmas special joins Christians across the Middle East and North Africa together in joy and service to others. Families from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria will participate from their homes, in a celebration in aid of struggling and homeless families in Lebanon.
CELEBRATING THE RESILIENCE OF WOMEN AND GIRLS
As Increasing numbers of people across the region face hunger and invisible, marginalised groups are living under harsher conditions due to the pandemic, this week’s four important United Nations Days offer the opportunity to highlight vital issues across the MENA, celebrate and pray for the invisible heroines of the region and witness how God is already working in their lives.
HOPE IN LIFE FOR RURAL ALGERIAN WOMEN “BORN TO DIE”
In this moving blog for the International Day of Rural Women (15 Oct), SAT-7’s Algerian Producer Samia Kessai shares how the challenges of life in North African villages leave women saying, “We were born to die.” Through her programs, Kessai wants to show that God says these women deserve life – and life in abundance.
ALGERIAN BELIEVERS ENCOURAGED TO “REST IN THE LORD”
As Algerian Christians face great uncertainty, including whether shuttered churches will be allowed to reopen, a new SAT-7 ARABIC program in the Kabyle dialect encourages them to rest in the unchanging, unchangeable love of God.
FREED FROM HATE TO WITNESS AND LOVE HIS ENEMY
By the power of God’s love, Abdel-Nour was delivered from the dark valley of hatred to the mountain of faith, light, and love. On the SAT-7 ARABIC program Free Souls, which is produced in Algeria, he shares his testimony of how meeting Jesus Christ let him taste freedom and experience salvation.
THEIR CHURCHES SHUTTERED, ALGERIAN BELIEVERS CRY OUT FOR THEIR RIGHTS ON SAT-7
Algerian Christians bravely call for their rightful freedoms as 13 churches in the country remain closed down. Speaking to their fellow Algerians – and to believers around the world – on local Christian broadcaster SAT-7, church members claim their legitimate place in their country and cry out for recognition and prayer.