Articles tagged: Christmas
A REASON FOR CHRISTIANS
Mary Joseph, SAT-7 Egypt Communications Officer, describes how Christians in Egypt prepare for Christmas every year, sharing her reflections of losing two relatives in a church bombing in Cairo, and how this affected her family’s perspective and approach towards the Christmas gatherings and festivities.
WHAT DOES CHRISTMAS MEAN TO PEOPLE LIVING IN TURKEY?
Bright shining lights, delicious food, colourfully wrapped presents, highly decorated trees, and a jolly man dressed in red – these descriptions will make most of us think of Christmas. However, in Turkey these celebrations represent New Year’s Day. SAT-7 TÜRK is helping end confusion by sharing the true message of Christmas in Turkey.
CHURCHES IN JORDAN REACHING OUT TO REFUGEES FOR CHRISTMAS
Following last year’s Christmas Stories episodes filmed on the rooftop of the SAT-7 Egypt Studios, this year SAT-7 ARABIC is broadcasting a second Christmas Stories special coming to us from Jordan. This Christmas special broadcast is focused on the needs of refugees residing in Jordan emphasizing the efforts of churches of various denominations reaching out to help them.
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.