Articles tagged: Refugee Crisis
A LIGHTHOUSE OF HOPE IN THE DEEPENING REFUGEE CRISIS
An unprecedented 82 million people are now forcibly displaced as the world marks World Refugee Day. SAT-7 CEO Rita El-Mounayer calls for urgent prayer for those with “nowhere else to go”, while displaced families share how even in the darkest times, they found hope through SAT-7 programming to meet educational and emotional needs.
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.
THE CHURCH THAT FORGAVE ITS ENEMIES
SAT-7’s live services from Resurrection Church in Beirut are a blessing to thousands of Middle Eastern believers. But when the church began helping Syrian refugees, its members found they needed healing themselves – and the Holy Spirit worked powerfully, turning their anger and pain to forgiveness.
PEACE BUILDING INITIATIVES ON SAT-7 ARABIC
Bold initiatives are taking place in Lebanon to build peace between Christians and Muslims in the land of the cedar tree. Dr Martin Accad speaks on SAT-7 ARABIC’s program On the Go about the initiative Bread and Salt which aims to promote acceptance and appreciation between the two faiths.
SYRIAN CHRISTIANS STAND STRONG
Through all the pain their country has endured, Syrian believers have been sustained by their steadfast faith. Months after ISIS militants were driven from the last of their territory, Christians gathered in Damascus to praise God. The special thanksgiving event was broadcast live on SAT-7 ARABIC, encouraging viewers across the region.
PARTNERING TO REACH CHILDREN EVERYWHERE
As well as enabling millions of children to learn in homes and informal refugee settlements, SAT-7 ACADEMY is making a difference in classrooms. The channel will soon be used in two very different educational settings in Lebanon: the Cultural Heritage and Interactive Learning Development (CHILD) Centre for refugees, and a local private school.
CHILDREN LEARN VALUABLE LIFE LESSONS THROUGH STORIES
Karim and Nour are the fictional brother and sister who feature in My Story, a new My School segment series. Through the pair’s adventures and experiences, young viewers learn valuable life lessons taught by storyteller Nada Kastoun Saab.
REMARKABLE PROGRESS FOR TRAUMATISED CHILDREN
The recently launched Cultural Heritage and Interactive Learning Development (CHILD) Centre is an alternative learning facility for Syrian refugee children without other access to education. The students are making remarkable progress, with children who were broken, traumatised, and fearful becoming happy, thriving learners.