Articles tagged: Christmas
SAT-7 SHARES JOY AS CAIRO WORSHIPPERS FILL STREETS
In Cairo this New Year’s Eve, so many believers gathered to begin 2019 in an atmosphere of praise and prayer that the 4,000-capacity Kasr el Dobara Evangelical Church (KDEC) had to expand into the street.
The Magi: Kings, Priests, or Enemy agents?
Omeed Jouyandé explains why Herod and “all Jerusalem” had good reason to be alarmed by the arrival of a group of Magi from Parthia. But their mission was not as Herod feared – and their faith and identity remains an inspiration for Iranian Christians today.
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.
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.
SERVING A DIVERSE CHURCH OVER CHRISTMASTIME
This year’s days of carolling and feasting has now past for most of the West, but for many in the Middle East and North Africa, Christmas is just about to begin. While the region’s Protestant and Catholic believers celebrate the birth of Christ on 25 December, most Orthodox churches follow the older Julian calendar.