Articles tagged: refugee
Building a better future: Courage and hope as Lebanon, Our Story book launches
Civic and religious leaders and government ministers gathered at SAT-7’s Lebanon studios on Thursday 9 February for an event to mark the publication of a very special book. It comprises moving stories told by young people in Lebanon at Storytelling Clubs that formed part of SAT-7’s Lebanon, Our Story (LOS) project.
VIEWERS LEARN FROM THE STORIES OF REFUGEE SURVIVORS
Stories told by vulnerable refugees sheltering in Egypt from turmoil in their home countries have hugely impacted SAT-7’s viewers, prompting a vast outpouring of compassion and care.
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.
WORLD REFUGEE DAY: IRANIAN CHRISTIANS “IN EXILE”
“Iranian Christian refugees feel they are living in exile,” says Reza Jafari, Presenter of the SAT-7 PARS live program Signal. In this blog written for World Refugee Day (20 June), Reza shares how the challenges Iranian Christians face do not end when they leave Iran, and how SAT-7 PARS is a lifeline to them.
SYRIAN BOY: SAT-7 WORSHIP SONGS HELPED ME DURING KIDNAPPING
Jad*, a 17-year-old Syrian boy, called in to SAT-7 KIDS to tell his favourite presenter how much the channel’s programs mean to him. When he was displaced and kidnapped by militants in 2015, Jad says, recalling songs from a sing-along worship show brought him comfort.
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.
FINDING FREEDOM THROUGH FORGIVENESS
Alborz’s* life was devastated when his 25-year-old brother was killed by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Consumed with hate, Alborz spent years seeking revenge, but it was only through forgiving his brothers killers that he found true healing.
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.