Articles tagged: Algeria
THEIR CHURCHES SHUTTERED, ALGERIAN BELIEVERS CRY OUT FOR THEIR RIGHTS ON SAT-7
Algerian Christians bravely call for their rightful freedoms as 13 churches in the country remain closed down. Speaking to their fellow Algerians – and to believers around the world – on local Christian broadcaster SAT-7, church members claim their legitimate place in their country and cry out for recognition and prayer.
Words of encouragement from Algerian believers
SAT-7 CEO, Rita El-Mounayer shares words of encouragement from Algerian believers. Thirteen church buildings in Algeria have now been forced closed, but the living church continues to stand strong in Christ. “The closure of the churches has given us the opportunity to speak to more people about the church and life of Jesus”.
ALGERIA – “YOU CAN SEAL OUR CHURCHES BUT NOT OUR HEARTS”
“You can seal our churches but you can’t seal our hearts” is the cry from Algeria as churches are being sealed shut despite Article 42 of the Algerian Constitution guaranteeing its citizens freedom to worship and the freedom to meet for a service. The 15 October closure of the largest of these – the 1,200-member Full Gospel Church of Tizi Ouzou (EPPETO) – has also halted live television broadcasts of the weekly services by Christian broadcaster SAT-7.
ALGERIAN WOMEN LEARN ABOUT GOD’S FORGIVENESS
A new program, Who Am I?, reaches out to Algerian women, helping them to draw encouragement, and enrich their relationship with Christ, through stories of women in the Bible. The latest episode featured a story of a woman who sinned and felt condemned, until she experienced God’s mercy and forgiveness.
Love Is… Giving Comfort
On a recent episode of Family of Jesus, Presenter Melad shared a special testimony of a young girl’s perseverance and faith, and how the program has comforted her through some difficult circumstances.
SAT-7 KIDS FEEDS YOUNG SOULS IN ALGERIA
Many Christian children in Algeria will not be in church this Easter – because they have no church to attend. But as their families face pressure, young believers need spiritual nourishment. Now, they can find it on A Verse and a Story, a SAT-7 KIDS show created in their own dialect and tailor-made to touch their hearts.
HOW DO CHRISTIANS IN EGYPT CELEBRATE EASTER?
Amid economic and social difficulties, Coptic Christians find their hope in the resurrection. Easter is the most important holiday for believers in Egypt, where festivities bring joy and spiritual anticipation to churches and homes.
HELPING VIEWERS WEATHER THE ECONOMIC STORM
As living costs skyrocket and job markets flounder, countless Middle Easterners are struggling to make ends meet. But with the right guidance, many have the potential to support themselves with small businesses – and SAT-7 ARABIC is on hand to help make this possible.