Articles tagged: Advent
SAT-7 sings ‘Silent Night’ for silenced believers
All SAT-7 members from around the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and further afield have joined together in a Christmas carol music video to highlight how believers in the region are silenced and unable to celebrate Jesus’ birth.
ADVENT: THE CHILD OF BETHLEHEM
Born and raised in Bethlehem, Grace calls herself a “true Bethlehemite.” She teaches at Bethlehem Bible College and serves her local church. Faced with the sad reality that the Holy Land’s Christian population has fallen to just one per cent, Grace is filled with the hope that Jesus will one day restore His Church in the region:
ADVENT: STILL WAITING FOR PEACE
At the time of Jesus’ birth, the Jewish people were living under Roman occupation, desperately awaiting their promised Messiah, the “Prince of Peace”. But how do we reconcile this promise of peace with the broken world around us? Rita Elmounayer, SAT-7 International CEO, ponders on the source of hope for a weary, waiting world:
ADVENT: CHRISTMAS COMES HOME
After an unusual Christmas last year, many of us are longing to celebrate with our church family again this year. Here, SAT-7 TÜRK’s Annamaria Cedolin reflects on discovering the real essence of Christmas:
SAT-7 BRINGS CHRISTMAS HOPE TO BELIEVERS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
SAT-7 viewers will enjoy a hope-filled slate of Christmas programs in Arabic, Turkish, and Persian this week. From programs sharing gifts and Bibles with isolated villagers, children in an orphanage, and impoverished families, to live church services and special episodes, the joyful message of Christ’s birth will fill screens across the region.
ADVENT: LIFT UP YOUR HEADS
Lebanon’s people are enduring the hardest period since their civil war and an estimated 78% have fallen into poverty. Into this hopelessness, Father Ramzi Jreij, host of Is it Important to Be Christian?, shares an encouragement from Jesus’ words about a time of great tribulation:
ADVENT: TEACHING THE WAY
Renowned Egyptian apologist and theologian Dr Maher Samuel shares his love for teaching on SAT-7, and his prayer for the Middle Eastern Church: