Articles tagged: persecution
SPEAKING GOD’S LOVE INTO VIOLENCE IN IRAN
A wave of protests erupted across Iran in November, sparked by an increase in the cost and rationing of fuel. Internet access was cut, and over 200 people were killed when the protests were met with violence. SAT-7 viewers have been sharing their worries, fears and prayers with the Audience Relations team, who have been available 24/7.
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.