Articles tagged: isolated
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 watching encouraging Christian programs and being in contact with SAT-7’s Audience Relations team.
Love Is… Giving Strength
In Iran, many believers cannot worship openly for fear of persecution. They must hide their faith, and often do not have contact with other believers or access to Christian resources. Yasimin*, a viewer from Iran, called SAT-7 to share her experience.
A MOROCCAN MAN’S JOURNEY TO CHRIST
“For more than seven years, I searched the Bible,” says Moroccan-born Michael. Living in a country with no authorised indigenous church, he didn’t meet any Christians until he was in his 20s, Michael’s journey to Christ was difficult and slow. Today he is helping others on that same quest.
SENDING A SIGNAL TO ISOLATED BELIEVERS
A new weekly live show on SAT-7 PARS shares powerful viewer testimonies. Through these real-life stories of transformation, Signal seeks to engage its audience on a deeper level and encourage isolated Persian believers.
FORGOTTEN HISTORY AND UNCERTAIN FUTURE
North Africa has a rich history. Christianity spread across the top of the region during the faith’s very earliest centuries. But few traces of this ancient presence now remain and today, believers face pressure, rejection, and even the threat of violence.
Survey shows SAT-7 TÜRK supports isolated believers
Only around 150,000 people out of Turkey’s almost 80 million population are Christians. Unsurprisingly, Christians in the region can feel isolated and misunderstood. However, in a recent online survey, viewers shared that SAT-7 TÜRK is helping them understand the Christian faith and providing valuable support.
BEING GOD’S FAMILY TO LONELY CHILDREN
Children affected by conflict in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) can feel miserably lonely and vulnerable. With Family of Jesus, a new live prayer and worship show, SAT-7 KIDS shows these and other isolated young people that with Christ, they never have to be alone.