Articles tagged: Jesus
HOW DO CHRISTIANS CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF CHRIST IN IRAN?
“We can’t openly celebrate Christmas,” explains Setareh* an Iranian woman. “It is forbidden for us to say we are Christians and to speak the name of Jesus as Lord.”
GOD’S HAND AT WORK IN AFGHANISTAN
“We can see that God is working in Afghanistan through the messages we receive from viewers, which often bring tears to our eyes,” shares Panayiotis Keenan, Executive Director of SAT-7 PARS. Amazingly, despite all they have faced since the Taliban takeover, SAT-7 PARS viewers are experiencing transformation in God.
SAT-7 airs all-day Life Agape film festival on day of Pentecost
SAT-7 will mark the day of Pentecost this year with an international festival of Christian film aired in collaboration with partner Life Agape. A slate of impactful Christian movies in Arabic, Turkish, and Farsi will be broadcast across three channels on Sunday 23 May, to the joy of viewers who often request these broadcasts and share how much they mean to them.
Rita’s Vlog – A special message for Lent
As we enter a second Lenten period in a pandemic, SAT-7 CEO Rita El-Mounayer encourages us to focus on the God who will never leave us. She shares how this is a significant year for SAT-7’s ministry and how, as we also mark 10 years of conflict in Syria, she has recently been encouraged by the faith of one young, hope-filled Syrian boy.
INVESTING IN IRAN’S CHILDREN
SAT-7 PARS’ live shows for children aim to teach young Persian-speakers Biblical principles in a fun and engaging way. Their success is often evidenced by the messages sent in from children watching the programs in Iran.
Little girl’s favourite TV show changes family
Hovan* grew up in a strict religious environment in Iran, but he never believed in God. It was only when his daughter started watching a children’s show on SAT-7 PARS that Hovan became curious about Christianity.
SHARING GOD’S LOVE WITH STORIES AND SONGS
Combining the power of storytelling and music, the second series of the popular SAT-7 PARS children’s show Stories and Songs enables young Persian-speakers to learn about Biblical characters they may have never heard of.
BREAKING GROUND ON GENDER EQUALITY
Two special episodes of Needle and New Thread are breaking ground on the topic of gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with on the ground reports, comments from viewers and special guests shining a light on the subject with a Christian perspective.