Articles tagged: Persecuted Christians
HIGHLIGHTS OF NETWORK 2019
NETWORK is SAT-7’s annual international conference for Partners and supporters of the ministry. NETWORK 2019 ‘Impacting More Lives Than Ever’ was held in Cyprus at the end of March. Here are some of the highlights in pictures.
A NEW HEART THROUGH SACRIFICE
People across the Persian-speaking world are finding hope this Easter. Recognising that Jesus has restored their relationship with God through His sacrifice, they are being transformed, and are rebuilding their broken relationships.
ENCOURAGING IRANIANS THIS EASTER
This Easter, thousands across Iran will join Christians around the world in celebrating Jesus’ resurrection and celebrating the true hope it represents. However, these believers are not able to worship freely or openly, and SAT-7 PARS plays a crucial role in encouraging them.
FROM LONELY TO PART OF GOD’S FAMILY
Leaving his home and a family who rejected him, Ashkan* relocated to Tehran, Iran’s capital city with a population of 8 million. Lost in a sea of people who were strangers to him, Ashkan became ill and lost the will to live, before he met the living God. He telephoned SAT-7 PARS to share his story.
FINDING LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
“Nothing in the world could bring me any joy,” says Ladan*, a SAT-7 PARS viewer from Iran, as she shares her radical testimony. “I chased everything you can imagine, but instead of finding peace I found myself drowning in darkness.”
IRANIAN BELIEVER FEARLESSLY SHARES FAITH
Thousands of believers in the Persian-speaking world face discrimination and persecution, often suffering in silence and alone. Even their names and faces remain anonymous for their own safety. But we have the privilege of connecting with some of them.
ISOLATED AFGHANS TURN TO SAT-7 FOR SUPPORT
“It was about a year ago that I grew in faith through watching the programs on SAT-7 PARS,” writes Toofan* from Afghanistan. “It was through Facebook that I first came across SAT-7. I then joined the message groups on WhatsApp and Telegram and came to understand Christianity.”