Articles tagged: SAT-7 PARS
FROM FLYING KITES IN KABUL TO BEAMING THE GOSPEL IN PERSIAN
Mikael Tunér, Director of many SAT-7 PARS programs, had more adventures while growing up than most have in a lifetime. Here, he shares with SAT-7 staffer Lindsay Shaw how his eventful childhood in Afghanistan helped shape his heart for sharing the Good News in the Persian-speaking world.
Comfort and strength for Afghans after university attack
“You cannot prevent the young from hoping, or from learning,” is the message from Afghan young people, shared through SAT-7 PARS after a deadly gun attack on Kabul University that killed 22 students. On the Dari-language program Secrets of Life, presenter Shoaib comforts Afghans with the Christian message of hope and the resilience of youth.
FATHERHOOD – WHAT’S THAT ALL ABOUT?
As Omeed Jouyande waved goodbye to his son, dropping him off at university, he was struck by the meaning of fatherhood in Christian life. As the world marks Universal Children’s Day, Iranian Christian and SAT-7 PARS staff member Omeed shares his insights in this special blog.
SAT-7 STANDS AGAINST CHILD LABOUR IN THE MIDDLE EAST
On this World Day Against Child Labour (12 June), SAT-7 stands against the life-destroying exploitation of child workers. Our channels raise awareness among viewers in the Middle East who may encounter this injustice every day – including in Iran, where thousands of children are forced to scratch out a living on the streets.
PERSIAN CHILDREN’S FAITH SHINES THROUGH PRAYERS
Persian speaking children in Iran, Tajikistan, and even Turkey, have been calling Golpand to pray for the world and encourage one another during the ongoing pandemic. Continuing to broadcast live programs, SAT-7 PARS is helping Persian speakers remain connected even as they remain in isolation.
YOUNG PERSIAN VIEWERS SHARE LESSONS LEARNED FROM HASHTAG
Since its launch in December 2019, SAT-7 PARS’ Hashtag has seen encouraging growth in audience and in viewers’ spiritual growth. Participating in a recent competition, many viewers shared what they had learned through the new youth program.
SAT-7 PARS RESPONDS TO ISOLATED VIEWERS’ NEEDS
In response to the coronavirus measures implemented in the UK, the SAT-7 PARS studios in London were forced to close at short notice. However, through home studios and social media, the channel remained in touch with viewers, and this week live programs will resume their broadcasts.