Articles tagged: faith
A CHALLENGING YEAR: SAT-7 VIEWERS SHARE ON-THE-GROUND EXPERIENCES IN AFGHANISTAN
“Hunger, famine, and unemployment are gathering momentum. Most people would be happy to die, but my hope is in the Lord,” writes Amin*, a man from Afghanistan. A year since the country’s previous government collapsed and the Taliban took control, SAT-7 PARS’ Afghan viewers are providing a window into the challenges they face every day, while also speaking of their shared hope in Christ.
FROM VENGEANCE TO FORGIVENESS: AN AFGHAN MAN’S TRANSFORMATION
“Perhaps many people may ask, ‘How is it possible for an Afghan man to become a Christian?’” queries Soroush, who was once bent on violence and vengeance. Now a pastor, Soroush shares his testimony on SAT-7 PARS live program Signal, in hope that God will use his story of transformation to touch the lives and hearts of viewers facing enormous challenges in Afghanistan and Iran today.
AN AFGHAN MAN’S LONGING FOR FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF
Since August 2021, Elham,* a man living in Afghanistan, has been in contact with the SAT-7 PARS Viewer Support team, who have walked virtually with him through the turmoil of Taliban control in Afghanistan and Elham’s ongoing search for truth and freedom.
REMEMBERING REV. MEHDI DIBAJ, AN IRANIAN PASTOR KILLED FOR HIS FAITH
The 1990s were one of the most difficult decades for Iran’s small but growing church, as several leaders were martyred for the sake of their faith and their desire to share God’s message of salvation, hope, and love. In a powerful interview on SAT-7 PARS program Insiders, Issa Dibaj spoke of the life and example of his father, the Rev. Mehdi Dibaj, as he followed in the footsteps of Christ.
THE POWER OF GATHERING IN UNITY: A BLOG FROM EGYPT
Exactly 10 years ago today, on 11 November 2011, Christians in Egypt gathered to lift up their homeland in an extraordinary, interdenominational night of prayer. A decade on, Egyptian Christians’ ability to gather has been restricted by COVID-19 – until now. Mary Joseph, SAT-7’s Communications Officer in Cairo, tells us more.
SAT-7 KIDS VIEWERS CRY OUT TO GOD FOR SYRIA – WILL YOU?
As fresh violence devastates northern Syria, the children’s worship program Family of Jesus is uniting its young viewers in heartfelt prayer for the country. Will you join SAT-7 KIDS viewers in crying out to God?
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.
THE GIRL WHO FORGAVE ISIS
In December 2014, a SAT-7 KIDS crew visited Iraqi Kurdistan, where they planned to tell the stories of child refugees who had fled from ISIS. But in a camp in Erbil, something even more profound took place. Presenter Essam Nagy met a little girl who would change his life and inspire millions around the world.