Articles tagged: pandemic
Experiencing Jesus’ love while battling COVID-19
“I strongly felt the presence of Jesus with me during my long days in self-isolation, after I fell ill with COVID-19. I felt His care for me as if I were sleeping in His arms,” Presenter Karen Khoury recently shared her story on SAT-7 KIDS, to encourage viewers and counter a message many encounter – that contracting the virus is cause of shame.
ALGERIAN BELIEVERS ENCOURAGED TO “REST IN THE LORD”
As Algerian Christians face great uncertainty, including whether shuttered churches will be allowed to reopen, a new SAT-7 ARABIC program in the Kabyle dialect encourages them to rest in the unchanging, unchangeable love of God.
AS PANDEMIC HIT HOME, FAITH STOOD FIRM IN EGYPT
As hearts around the world are broken for Beirut, many also continue to struggle with COVID-19. Andrew Gamal, SAT-7 Producer and Audio Studio Manager, shares the story of his father’s recovery from COVID-19, and how his drive to show Christ’s hope to struggling viewers kept him going during the pandemic, Egypt’s lockdown, and his father’s life-threatening illness.
PANDEMIC PROMPTS SAT-7 KIDS VIEWERS TO LEAN ON GOD’S WORD
While COVID-19 has left a negative imprint on the world, on the SAT-7 KIDS program Bible Heroes, the pandemic has also led to a deeper engagement with viewers – and spiritual growth as their young hearts connect with the Word of God. “It’s like we are one family,” Presenter Elie says, and viewers agree.
WORLD REFUGEE DAY SPOTLIGHTS REFUGEES’ PANDEMIC PLIGHT
The words of a father who says “If my children get sick, I don’t know where I’d turn” on SAT-7 spotlight the impossible conditions facing refugees during the coronavirus pandemic. This World Refugee Day (20 June), please pray for refugees in the Middle East, who remain at risk and in need even as restrictions are eased in some countries.
sat-7 helps stem a rising tide of domestic violence
With several Middle Eastern countries documenting a rise in domestic abuse during the pandemic, SAT-7 ARABIC and SAT-7 TÜRK address this deadly trend. By speaking out on a taboo issue and helping families manage emotions, the programs contribute to prevention while offering vital support to victims.
NEW SAT-7 ARABIC PROGRAM TELLS VIEWERS “YOU ARE NOT ALONE”
You Are Not Alone brings much-needed spiritual encouragement and solidarity to viewers struggling with the loneliness, anxiety, and grief caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Broadcasting three times weekly, the new program shares uplifting stories of hope and “helpers”, along with a devotion to help viewers fix their eyes on Jesus.
SAT-7 KIDS GUIDES CHILDREN ON COPING WITH STRESS OF PANDEMIC
As news and social media spread fear, children become affected by the stress of their parents. During this time SAT-7 KIDS is keen on spreading positivity through its programs to young viewers. The channel is empowering children by letting them know that they have a role to play in overcoming this disease.