Articles tagged: North Africa
SAT-7 NORTH AFRICA PROGRAMS HELP CHALLENGED BELIEVERS
As Algeria reels from devastating fires, isolated believers are struggling without support as churches remain closed. But, says SAT-7 producer and presenter Samia Kessai, “people are searching for God and contacting us”, and SAT-7 is responding with programming and a new North African social media platform that shares the hope of Christ.
ISOLATED BELIEVERS: NORTH AFRICA
“As Christians, we always felt few and lonely. Now, as part of the SAT-7 family, we are excited to support the growth of the Church and its ability to witness to Christ,” shares Samia Kessai, SAT-7 Producer and Presenter in Algeria. Samia joined Open Studios along with her husband Salah and Pastor Moez Mediouni from Tunisia.
SAT-7 launches first program made by Tunisian Christians
SAT-7 will provide a new platform for Christians in Tunisia who are “passionate and eager” to share their faith with their society. As the country prepares to mark the tenth anniversary of the start of its “Jasmine Revolution” on 17 December, SAT-7 ARABIC announces its first two new programs produced by Christians in Tunisia.
Proclaiming freedom on human rights day
As in many places in today’s world, countless people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are marginalised simply because of who they are. And as the pandemic and lockdown continue, women, members of minorities, and people with disabilities are even more vulnerable to being denied their rights and freedoms. On Human Rights Day (10 December), we shine a light on the struggles and strength of these communities, and on how SAT-7 serves them.
CELEBRATING THE RESILIENCE OF WOMEN AND GIRLS
As Increasing numbers of people across the region face hunger and invisible, marginalised groups are living under harsher conditions due to the pandemic, this week’s four important United Nations Days offer the opportunity to highlight vital issues across the MENA, celebrate and pray for the invisible heroines of the region and witness how God is already working in their lives.
HOPE IN LIFE FOR RURAL ALGERIAN WOMEN “BORN TO DIE”
In this moving blog for the International Day of Rural Women (15 Oct), SAT-7’s Algerian Producer Samia Kessai shares how the challenges of life in North African villages leave women saying, “We were born to die.” Through her programs, Kessai wants to show that God says these women deserve life – and life in abundance.
THEIR CHURCHES SHUTTERED, ALGERIAN BELIEVERS CRY OUT FOR THEIR RIGHTS ON SAT-7
Algerian Christians bravely call for their rightful freedoms as 13 churches in the country remain closed down. Speaking to their fellow Algerians – and to believers around the world – on local Christian broadcaster SAT-7, church members claim their legitimate place in their country and cry out for recognition and prayer.
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.