Articles tagged: Middle East and North Africa
SAT-7’S NEW VIDEO-ON-DEMAND BRINGS THE GOSPEL TO MOBILE DEVICES ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST
SAT-7 is launching the Middle East’s first on-demand Christian video streaming service. Available worldwide in multiple languages, the new SAT-7 PLUS platform will enable the ministry to bring the life-changing message of the Gospel to a wider audience in the region, including a growing younger demographic engaging via mobile devices.
Hope and dignity for people with disabilities in the MENA
In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), societal stigma and shame around disability is widespread while support structures, at both the local and national level, are very limited. SAT-7’s channels seek to offer opportunities for people with disabilities to be represented, and to share their stories in societies in which they are often side-lined.
Blog: Marianne reflects on new role as audience support lead
Marianne Awaraji Daou, beloved SAT-7 Presenter for almost two decades, shares her thoughts, goals, and aspirations on her new parallel role as SAT-7’s Arabic Channels Audience Relations Manager, and the impact she hopes to make through audience engagement and support.
WHAT WESTERN CHRISTIANS CAN LEARN FROM THEIR BROTHERS IN THE EAST
Everyday experiences of isolation are something that all of us have become familiar with since the arrival of COVID-19. Middle East and North African (MENA) nations have been affected too, although isolation in other ways is a daily reality that many of the region’s Christians know only too well. Cairo-born George Makeen, SAT-7’s Arabic Channels Programming Director, explains how this isolation came about, how media is overcoming it, and what Christians in the West can learn from their brothers and sisters.
SURVIVING THE ISOLATION PERIOD DURING EASTER
As churches in the MENA region remained closed during the most spiritual time of the year – Lent and Easter – SAT-7 ARABIC is providing supportive programming to help viewers stay connected to the church.
Opening Worlds Of Learning For A Trapped Generation
Many Middle Eastern youth feel hopeless or trapped. Without quality education or job opportunities, personal growth can seem impossible. But as viewers follow the exciting story in Talking Heads, an innovative new cartoon, they will learn to see their own great potential – while also receiving a rounded education.
HELPING KIDS SEEK GOD – AND FIND THEIR PASSIONS
Like their peers worldwide, preteens in the MENA go through a whirlwind of change. But in this time of upheaval, youngsters are incredibly open to personal growth. With SpaceNet, an innovative new show, SAT-7 KIDS will help them draw near to God, explore His world, and begin to find their own unique, positive paths through life.
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.