Articles tagged: Iranian Believers
IRANIAN CHRISTIAN REFLECTS ON FARSHID FATHI’S “POWERFUL HOPE”
For Omeed Jouyandé, the words of pastor Farshid Fathi are both an inspiration and a challenge to radical hope. Following the pastor’s appearance on SAT-7 PARS to give his testimony of imprisonment in Iran, Omeed shares his response as a fellow Iranian believer – describing Farshid as a living testament to God’s promises fulfilled.
Saghi’s Story – Rescued From Isolation
Saghi*, a viewer from Iran, felt isolated and vulnerable when she first turned to SAT-7 for support in desperate times. Her life miraculously transformed when she unexpectedly found comfort, support, and her own faith.
FINDING FREEDOM THROUGH FORGIVENESS
Alborz’s* life was devastated when his 25-year-old brother was killed by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Consumed with hate, Alborz spent years seeking revenge, but it was only through forgiving his brothers killers that he found true healing.
SPEAKING OUT ABOUT SUICIDE
Suicide affects people everywhere, regardless of wealth, privilege, or education. SAT-7 PARS program Insiders explores this deeply emotive topic.
A MOTHER’S PRAYER FOR IRAN’S YOUTH
Being a mother can be challenging in the best of circumstances. Katayun*, a believer in Christ, has deep concerns for her daughter and the young people of Iran.
Little girl’s favourite TV show changes family
Hovan* grew up in a strict religious environment in Iran, but he never believed in God. It was only when his daughter started watching a children’s show on SAT-7 PARS that Hovan became curious about Christianity.
BEFRIENDING PERSIAN BELIEVERS
Every month, SAT-7 PARS receives hundreds of messages from viewers in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. Their messages reflect the challenges they are going through – but also the support and encouragement they are finding through SAT-7.
The Cost of Celebrating Pentecost
Pentecost has special significance for Somayeh*, because it was the day that she became a Christian. It was also the day, several years later, when she was arrested for worshipping Jesus. This was the start of a journey that led her to flee her home country of Iran and seek refuge in Turkey.