Articles tagged: discipleship
Christlike response to suffering
The New Testament tells us that “everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted” (2 Timothy 3:12, NIV). These words can be surprising, or even frightening, to Western ears. Yet for many believers in the Middle East, these words are their reality. How are God’s people supposed to respond to persecution?
Bible teaching sessions for Isolated Believers
A new SAT-7 PARS initiative, weekly Bible teaching sessions hosted on Zoom, are proving invaluable to individuals who struggle to find biblical community or discipleship elsewhere. “I am really grateful for the excellent teaching sessions, which have refreshed me and given me new strength… You don’t know how much you have blessed and encouraged me,” shares Rebecca, an attendee from Iran.
SAT-7’s Parables of Jesus supports isolated believers
With parables, Jesus taught the people. And with parables, SAT-7 is sharing the Christian faith with viewers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Practical Faith for Afghans living under pressure
Finland-based Afghan Christian leader Miragha Sediqi was a “truth seeker” for many years. He shares his own journey to Christ and explains why a series of programs he has recorded on the letter of James is an ideal tool to build the faith of Afghans living under the Taliban.
A HEART FOR IRAN’S WOMEN – ROZITA’S TESTIMONY
SAT-7 PARS presenter Rozita Hovsepian comes from a Christian family that has long played a prominent part in the growth of the Iranian Church. She tells us about the family life that shaped her, about the loss of her uncle, and about her calling to share God’s Word with women in Iran through SAT-7 PARS program New Identity.
SAT-7 LAUNCHES CHURCH4AFGHANISTAN
On 2 November, SAT-7’s Persian-language channel SAT-7 PARS launched a new social media initiative, Church4Afghanistan, comprising of a new brand and a live program.
IRANIAN WOMAN TESTIFIES TO SAT-7 PARS’ IMPACT IN HER LIFE
Laleh*, an Iranian viewer of SAT-7’s Persian-language channel SAT-7 PARS, recently described how the channel has helped her grow in faith and find peace in Christ. Through its programs and dedicated viewer support teams, SAT-7 PARS has been serving viewers in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan for over 15 years.