Articles tagged: Farsi
FROM FLYING KITES IN KABUL TO BEAMING THE GOSPEL IN PERSIAN
Mikael Tunér, Director of many SAT-7 PARS programs, had more adventures while growing up than most have in a lifetime. Here, he shares with SAT-7 staffer Lindsay Shaw how his eventful childhood in Afghanistan helped shape his heart for sharing the Good News in the Persian-speaking world.
CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS IN SECRECY
This year, many believers in Iran will celebrate Christmas alone or in secret. Despite this, their messages to SAT-7’s Persian-speaking channel demonstrate their resilient hope during this season.
SWITCHING ON ‘WIFI’ OF YOUNG PERSIAN HEARTS
A new SAT-7 PARS show, Wifi, seeks to connect with young and disillusioned Persian-speakers who are searching beyond their immediate environment for meaning and authenticity. As Christians, we know that God is our loving Heavenly Father, but how can we communicate the heart of God to a people who see God as distant?
SAT-7 PIONEERS NEW PERSIAN WORSHIP
As English speakers, we can take worship songs and community singing for granted. But in Persian-speaking countries these opportunities are rare. Now, SAT-7 PARS is helping to provide Persian-speaking believers with new worship music in their own language.
AFGHAN VIEWER BUILDING A NEW LIFE IN IRAN
A young man in his mid-twenties from Afghanistan, and a former member of the Taliban, Jamal is already a veteran of major life events. He now lives in Iran and watches SAT-7 PARS programs to access Christian teaching. He contacted the channel to share his story.
The Magi: Kings, Priests, or Enemy agents?
Omeed Jouyandé explains why Herod and “all Jerusalem” had good reason to be alarmed by the arrival of a group of Magi from Parthia. But their mission was not as Herod feared – and their faith and identity remains an inspiration for Iranian Christians today.
BRINGING HOPE TO THE NEXT GENERATION
Parastoo Poortaheri, from Iran, is the Presenter of SAT-7 PARS’ weekly children’s program A Girl’s World. Here, she shares how she wants to use this platform to bring hope to the next generation of Persian girls.
WOMEN FINDING HOPE IN DESPAIR
Being a woman in the Middle East can be challenging at the best of times. But what if you are a woman struggling with financial insecurity and raising children on your own? Nasrin, a SAT-7 PARS viewer from Iran, was one among the millions of women searching for hope in the midst of loneliness and despair.