Articles tagged: Algeria
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.
Words of encouragement from Algerian believers
SAT-7 CEO, Rita El-Mounayer shares words of encouragement from Algerian believers. Thirteen church buildings in Algeria have now been forced closed, but the living church continues to stand strong in Christ. “The closure of the churches has given us the opportunity to speak to more people about the church and life of Jesus”.
ALGERIA – “YOU CAN SEAL OUR CHURCHES BUT NOT OUR HEARTS”
“You can seal our churches but you can’t seal our hearts” is the cry from Algeria as churches are being sealed shut despite Article 42 of the Algerian Constitution guaranteeing its citizens freedom to worship and the freedom to meet for a service. The 15 October closure of the largest of these – the 1,200-member Full Gospel Church of Tizi Ouzou (EPPETO) – has also halted live television broadcasts of the weekly services by Christian broadcaster SAT-7.
ALGERIAN WOMEN LEARN ABOUT GOD’S FORGIVENESS
A new program, Who Am I?, reaches out to Algerian women, helping them to draw encouragement, and enrich their relationship with Christ, through stories of women in the Bible. The latest episode featured a story of a woman who sinned and felt condemned, until she experienced God’s mercy and forgiveness.