Articles tagged: Tajikistan
Love Is… Giving Strength
In Iran, many believers cannot worship openly for fear of persecution. They must hide their faith, and often do not have contact with other believers or access to Christian resources. Yasimin*, a viewer from Iran, called SAT-7 to share her experience.
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.
Celebrating Persian New Year!
Today is Norooz, Persian New Year, and SAT-7 CEO Designate, Rita Elmounayner, reflects on how this celebration can remind us all of the hope and new life we have in Christ.
BRINGING HOPE TO THE NEXT GENERATION
Parastoo Poortaheri, from Iran, is the Presenter of SAT-7 PARS’ weekly children’s program A Girl’s World. Here, she shares how she wants to use this platform to bring hope to the next generation of Persian girls.
WOMEN FINDING HOPE IN DESPAIR
Being a woman in the Middle East can be challenging at the best of times. But what if you are a woman struggling with financial insecurity and raising children on your own? Nasrin, a SAT-7 PARS viewer from Iran, was one among the millions of women searching for hope in the midst of loneliness and despair.
PASTOR DISCIPLES TAJIK BELIEVERS IN OWN DIALECT
Rustam endured a life of poverty, tragedy, and crime before a Damascus-style conversion brought him to Christ. Now a Pastor who has served in both Tajikistan and Afghanistan, he recently recorded SAT-7 PARS’ first discipleship series for Tajik viewers.
ANSWERING NEW BELIEVERS’ BIG QUESTIONS
People are coming to faith in Iran in larger numbers than ever before. But sadly, a lack of Christian teaching, combined with the isolation that many Iranian believers face, causes many to fall away. SAT-7 PARS show Question Mark seeks to support new believers during the critical early stages of their journey.
SURVEY REVEALS SAT-7 PARS’ LIFE-CHANGING IMPACT
A recent survey of SAT-7 PARS shows that large numbers of viewers are growing in their personal relationship with God by watching the channel. Almost 25 percent said they had committed to following Jesus, and over 60 percent said that SAT-7 PARS helped them grow their faith.*