Articles tagged: North Africa
SAT-7 KIDS FEEDS YOUNG SOULS IN ALGERIA
Many Christian children in Algeria will not be in church this Easter – because they have no church to attend. But as their families face pressure, young believers need spiritual nourishment. Now, they can find it on A Verse and a Story, a SAT-7 KIDS show created in their own dialect and tailor-made to touch their hearts.
HOW DO CHRISTIANS IN EGYPT CELEBRATE EASTER?
Amid economic and social difficulties, Coptic Christians find their hope in the resurrection. Easter is the most important holiday for believers in Egypt, where festivities bring joy and spiritual anticipation to churches and homes.
HELPING VIEWERS WEATHER THE ECONOMIC STORM
As living costs skyrocket and job markets flounder, countless Middle Easterners are struggling to make ends meet. But with the right guidance, many have the potential to support themselves with small businesses – and SAT-7 ARABIC is on hand to help make this possible.
“SAT-7’S PROGRAMS GIVE ME JOY AND CONSOLATION”
Surviving a terrible divorce and false accusations, Hatim*, a SAT-7 ARABIC viewer, found strength in God’s messages of hope and triumph through our programs. Now he is able to help and guide others and share the resources that SAT-7 provides for him.
SAT-7 ARABIC BRINGS HOPE TO ISOLATED WOMEN
In many parts of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) women feel isolated and alone with no access to the gospel or to other Christian believers. SAT-7 helps isolated women connect to their faith through Christian programming provided in their dialect. Sarah, an Algerian viewer, shares how SAT-7 helps her stay connected to her faith.
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.
“THIS SAT-7 ARABIC CHANNEL CHANGES LIVES”
For Christians in North Africa, hearing the gospel in their own dialect is a priceless gift. Sarah, an Algerian viewer, is witnessing first-hand the impact of SAT-7 ARABIC’s Algerian-dialect shows. “This channel changes lives,” says Sarah. “The Holy Spirit touches viewers, because faith comes by hearing.”
CROSSING BORDERS, JOINING HEARTS
When George Makeen found himself in a sticky situation during an Egypt-Algeria football match, it revealed to him the power of Jesus to bring people together. In his new blog post, the SAT-7 ARABIC Programming Director shares his joy over how SAT-7’s North African programs are doing the same for lonely believers.