Articles tagged: Beirut explosion
BEIRUT BLAST: WHAT HAS CHANGED AFTER ONE YEAR?
As the one year anniversary of the catastrophic explosion at the Beirut Port approaches, SAT-7’s Beirut-based Communications Officer Maria Al Khoury shares her experience of the blast, how the country has seen no let-up in suffering and crisis – and what the country needs more than ever, is hope.
“I’M NOT DISCOURAGED – THE EXPLOSION MOVED ME TO HELP MORE”
Young SAT-7 KIDS Presenter Markus Kashouh reflects on how the Beirut Port explosion has affected him and his friends, how his faith helped him through, and how he hopes to help SAT-7 KIDS viewers build this same resilience through his new program By The Way.
Heartfelt thanks to all supporters as #ForBeirut campaign closes
Special programs and humanitarian initiatives in the immediate aftermath of the blast were made possible by the outpouring of support by SAT-7 supporters. It also brought believers around the world together in prayer for Lebanon.
BEIRUT PASTOR WHOSE ACTIONS SPARED FLOCK IN BLAST SPEAKS OUT
When the port explosion ripped through Beirut on 4 August, the nearby building of the Church of God should have been full. Instead, it was empty – because hours before, Pastor Saeed Deeb felt convicted, without knowing why, to send everybody home. On SAT-7 ARABIC, he shares his story of the divine prompt that protected his congregation.
“JESUS TURNS ASHES TO BEAUTY”: COMFORTING BEIRUT’S CHILDREN
As the shock of the Beirut explosion sinks in, SAT-7 KIDS provides a safe place for children to express their emotions. On Allo Marianne, children in Lebanon call in live while a children’s mental health coach guides them on how to cope and their peers from across the Middle East and North Africa lift them up in prayer.
THE YOUTH OF BEIRUT – A LESSON IN RESILIENCE
In the aftermath of the devastating explosion, many Beirut residents hit rock bottom, feeling devastated and hopeless. Juliana Sfeir, SAT-7 ACADEMY Brand Manager, shares how she was one of them – until she witnessed the response of the youth of Beirut, whose resilience and unity filled her with hope once again.