Articles tagged: kids
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.
BREAKING GROUND ON GENDER EQUALITY
Two special episodes of Needle and New Thread are breaking ground on the topic of gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with on the ground reports, comments from viewers and special guests shining a light on the subject with a Christian perspective.
Animating the Bible for Children
In an effort to engage Persian-speaking children with stories about Jesus, the creative team at SAT-7 PARS are producing a new animated Bible series. These unique animations depicting the life of Christ are bound to draw the attention of children and adults alike.
ARABIC CHILDREN’S CHOIR SINGS OF GOD’S LOVE
A special episode titled “I’m loved” of the worship program Keep on Singing featured the Heart of Jesus children’s choir. The episode was well-received by viewers who sent comments to the show to commend the children and the program for the special message shared on God’s love and acceptance.
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.
FIVE-YEAR-OLD TEACHES PARENTS TO ACCEPT OTHERS
For some adults, who have been conditioned to believe certain stereotypes, acceptance of others and their differences can be difficult. However, children who have yet to be exposed to such conditioning have a different perspective. Lucinda, a five-year-old guest on the program Keys to My Kid, shares her views.
Equipping Little Musicians
SAT-7 PARS’ children’s series Little Musician is teaching young Persian-speakers how to play a musical instrument. Some of these young viewers may go on to lead Persian-speaking believers in worship in Iran and beyond.
AN AFGHAN GIRL’S JOURNEY TO WATCH SAT-7
Taraneh* is a young Afghan girl who lives in Tajikistan and regularly calls in to SAT-7 PARS’ live children’s shows. Her family do not own a television, but she travels three hours to watch her favourite programs at a relative’s home. Taraneh’s inspiring enthusiasm and faith, despite her family’s difficult circumstances, shine through in her messages to the channel.