Articles tagged: community
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.
HELPING BELIEVERS LIFT THEIR VOICES TO THE LORD
Every Christian knows the power of worship music to uplift and inspire. Middle Eastern believers are no different – and they need to hear songs in their own languages. SAT-7’s music programs enable viewers to praise God in their own homes, encourage Christian unity and can help bring communal healing.
“FAMILY BREAKDOWN ISN’T JUST WHEN SOMEONE LEAVES HOME”
Imagine living in a home dominated by conflict, where beatings are common and there is fear when the door opens and a family member approaches. Many in the Persian-speaking world struggle with broken relationships in their families and within society at large.
‘OUR PEOPLE’ SPARKS VILLAGE EXCITEMENT
When a SAT-7 team invited villagers in Upper Egypt to take part in a teaching and worship program, the response was far more significant than they could have hoped. Our People, which is airing on SAT-7 ARABIC, was recorded with hundreds of audience members who arrived enthusiastic to be involved.