Articles tagged: North Africa
CELEBRATING THE RESILIENCE OF WOMEN AND GIRLS
As Increasing numbers of people across the region face hunger and invisible, marginalised groups are living under harsher conditions due to the pandemic, this week’s four important United Nations Days offer the opportunity to highlight vital issues across the MENA, celebrate and pray for the invisible heroines of the region and witness how God is already working in their lives.
HOPE IN LIFE FOR RURAL ALGERIAN WOMEN “BORN TO DIE”
In this moving blog for the International Day of Rural Women (15 Oct), SAT-7’s Algerian Producer Samia Kessai shares how the challenges of life in North African villages leave women saying, “We were born to die.” Through her programs, Kessai wants to show that God says these women deserve life – and life in abundance.
THEIR CHURCHES SHUTTERED, ALGERIAN BELIEVERS CRY OUT FOR THEIR RIGHTS ON SAT-7
Algerian Christians bravely call for their rightful freedoms as 13 churches in the country remain closed down. Speaking to their fellow Algerians – and to believers around the world – on local Christian broadcaster SAT-7, church members claim their legitimate place in their country and cry out for recognition and prayer.
ALGERIAN WOMEN LEARN ABOUT GOD’S FORGIVENESS
A new program, Who Am I?, reaches out to Algerian women, helping them to draw encouragement, and enrich their relationship with Christ, through stories of women in the Bible. The latest episode featured a story of a woman who sinned and felt condemned, until she experienced God’s mercy and forgiveness.
“YOU ARE OUR ONLY FAMILY ON THIS EARTH”
The worship program Family of Jesus is a vital support for viewers in the most difficult situations. The show gives isolated believers a chance to share their stories and receive prayer – and recently, a father of two from war-torn Yemen sent his amazing testimony to the team.
SAT-7 VIEWERS SHARE ANSWERED PRAYERS
In the Middle East and North Africa, where people are often discouraged from sharing their personal troubles, brave viewers are speaking up on SAT-7 ARABIC programs. By sharing their struggles, as well as their victories and answers to prayer, they are encouraging an audience of millions to open up and receive healing in their lives.
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.