Articles tagged: church
PASTOR DISCIPLES TAJIK BELIEVERS IN OWN DIALECT
Rustam endured a life of poverty, tragedy, and crime before a Damascus-style conversion brought him to Christ. Now a Pastor who has served in both Tajikistan and Afghanistan, he recently recorded SAT-7 PARS’ first discipleship series for Tajik viewers.
KIDS WORLDWIDE CONNECT TO GOD’S LOVE
A SAT-7 KIDS’ program offers children the chance to feel loved and cherished by their Heavenly Father. Live broadcasts offer songs and teaching, and a spiritual community where kids from different backgrounds feel connected to His family, The Family of Jesus.
TWO TURKISH BELIEVERS FIND TRANSFORMATION
Turkey has a rich Christian heritage, but today there are fewer than 200,000 left. These believers are often isolated and lack resources in their own language, so SAT-7’s Turkish channel may be the only support they have to help them grow in their faith.
FROM SOAP STAR TO CHRISTIAN TALK SHOW HOST
Soap operas are hugely popular in Turkey. But former soap actor Şemsa Deniz Tolunay reckons she has landed an even better role as host of the first live Christian women’s show available on Turkey’s national TV satellite platform.
TURKISH VIEWERS RESCUED BY GOD’S LOVE
SAT-7 viewers Sedat and Gülay are among the comparatively tiny number of Christians in Turkey, a country of almost 80 million people. At a time of great hardship, they turned to Jesus – and since then, He has done miracles in their lives. Here they share their remarkable story and their love for SAT-7 TÜRK.
ECONOMIC BOOM EXPANDS CHRISTIAN WITNESS IN GULF
“I have no doubt in my mind that in the Arabian Peninsula there are easily ten million Christians,” says Venerable Bill Schwartz, OBE, Anglican Archdeacon in the Gulf and Chaplain of Qatar. In an interview with SAT-7, Schwartz spelt out some of the astonishing results of the region’s economic development.
NEW LEADERS FOR EVANGELICALS IN TURKEY
The Association of Protestant Churches in Turkey (TEK) has chosen a new president and board of directors, reports SAT-7’s Turkish channel, SAT-7 TÜRK. Pastor Ali Kalkandelen of the Life Family Church in Istanbul was elected as the new president of TEK.
RESURRECTING HOPE FOR COPTIC CHRISTIANS
Guest writer Archbishop Angaelos is the first Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in London. He has been an advocate of SAT-7’s work for several years and is a patron of SAT-7 UK. This Easter, Archbishop Angaelos reflects on how Jesus’ resurrection can bring hope to those going through suffering