Articles tagged: blog
Iranians: Dying to be Free
Iranians protesting the killing of Mahsa Amini by Iran’s Hijab Police have captured the attention of people around the world. The sight of young women and men wielding only words against a regime armed and willing to use its might against unarmed citizens is the story of David and Goliath being replayed before our very eyes. But in this modern retelling, David is injured and dying every day.
Creation Care and the Gospel – Reflections from Jordan
I am currently attending the Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network conference in Jordan. From 28 September to 2 October, we will take an in-depth look at today’s ecological crises through a biblical lens, bringing clear theology, sound science, and practical wisdom together.
PRAYING FOR SAT-7 VIEWERS FACING RIPPLE EFFECT OF RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR
Rising prices for staples are devastating the most vulnerable families and communities around the world, including in Egypt. To help us lift up those struggling, including our Christian brothers and sisters, SAT-7 Communications Officer Mary Joseph shares the impact she sees around her.
BEIRUT BLAST: WHAT HAS CHANGED AFTER ONE YEAR?
In commemoration of the catastrophic explosion at the Beirut Port, 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.
Reflecting on Easter in Egypt as COVID continues
As I turned around to watch the procession of deacons and priests entering the church in celebration of Palm Sunday, it struck me how empty the church looked. With only a limited number allowed to attend the service, the church was at a quarter of its usual capacity.
A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO COVID-19: DR TERENCE ASCOTT REFLECTS
As we mark one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, life remains unrecognisable in much of the world. Dr Terence Ascott, Founder and President of SAT-7, reflects on how we should respond and maintain our spiritual and emotional health as followers of Christ.
FOLLOW THE WOMEN
Working from home due to the pandemic, Maia Woodward, Communications Manager at SAT-7, reflects on when she cycled for peace in 2004 with 250 women across the Middle East. This Women’s Day, Maia shares the stories of some of the remarkable women she met; Middle Eastern women who experienced pain and conflict, and yet still held on to hope.
Whose side are you on?
In this devotional, written by an Iranian Christian and shared in Farsi with SAT-7 PARS viewers, we reflect on a question that is so often asked of us in today’s world: whose side are we on? Through the lens of Joshua 5, our brother examines how our Christian faith can guide our answer to this question.