Articles tagged: Encouragement
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.
SHARING STORIES OF HOPE IN ADVERSITY
Despite facing life-changing disability and social stigma, John and Mario are thriving and sharing their creative talents with the world. The two men recently appeared on SAT-7 ARABIC, encouraging viewers by sharing their stories of overcoming great adversity to live full lives.
ISOLATED BELIEVERS FEEL SUPPORTED BY SAT-7
A recent SAT-7 viewer survey produced hundreds of encouraging viewer testimonies, demonstrating how SAT-7 is providing valuable support for isolated believers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
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.
YOUTH CAN CHANGE THE MENA
Almost half of the population in the Middle East and North Africa is under 25 years old. Rita Elmounayer, SAT-7’s CEO Designate, discusses the greatest challenge facing youth today and how SAT-7 empowers young viewers to change their future.
YOUNG IRANIAN VIEWER PRAYS AT SAT-7 CONFERENCE
10-year-old David journeyed across Turkey with his mother and younger siblings to the NETWORK 2018 conference to pray for the organisation. David and his family watch SAT-7 every day.
BEREAVED MOTHER SHARES STORY OF CHRIST’S COMFORT
An Egyptian mother was plunged into despair by her son’s sudden death. But in her darkest moments, Jesus comforted her in the most powerful way. Sharing her story with SAT-7 ARABIC viewers, the woman revealed how God turned her sorrow and struggle to joy and fulfilment.
“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.