Articles tagged: Afghan
AFGHANISTAN: A MAJOR RESPONSE TO A MAJOR CRISIS
The crisis in Afghanistan is so widespread and has escalated so rapidly that it is scarcely believable. Economically, the country is on its knees, with an extra 15 million Afghans pushed into poverty since 2020. Socially, there is intense pressure on vulnerable groups. SAT-7, seeking to make God’s love visible in the region, has stepped up its programming for Afghans in recent months.
DREAMING OF CHRIST IN AFGHANISTAN
Faraj*, an Afghan viewer, recently reached out to SAT-7 PARS, with a testimony of hope and a desire to become a Christian. Sharing his experiences of living in a community surrounded by deception and conflict, where love is scarce and poverty and lack are all that is known, Faraj describes how his life was transformed through a special encounter in his dreams.
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.