Articles tagged: SAT-7 PARS
AN AFGHAN PASTOR’S PRAYER FOR HIS COUNTRY
Faced with heartbreaking events such as those in Afghanistan, it is easy to wonder just how we can pray. To help guide your prayers, we hand over to Afghan church leader Shoaib, and he in turn prays the way our Father taught us: through the Lord’s prayer. Please pray with us now for Afghanistan.
ISOLATED BELIEVERS: IRAN
“Regarding our circumstances, we have nothing, yet we thank God,” says Laleh*, who lives in a remote village in Iran. “I am content because we live with God and have peace.” During our Open Studios events, we heard Laleh’s story – and how SAT-7 PARS is a lifeline for isolated believers who follow Christ amid extreme difficulty.
FROM PRESENTER AND VIEWER TO FRIENDS AND SISTERS
Mariam used to present SAT-7 PARS’ children’s program Golpand in Cyprus. During her time as presenter, she developed a strong friendship with Anousheh, a 12-year-old girl living in Iran. Through this friendship, Mariam shares how she was able to help Anousheh through a very challenging time.
AFGHAN PRESENTER SPEAKS OF FEAR AND HOPE AS TROOPS WITHDRAW
Afghan pastor and presenter Shoaib Ebadi shares how locals fear the impact on their safety and human rights as the United States and NATO forces withdraw from Afghanistan. Despite this, Pastor Shoaib is heartened by his faith and by the strength of Afghanistan’s young people – and he calls for unity at this crucial moment.
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.
IRANIAN CHILDREN SHARE CONCERN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
As World leaders meet to discuss climate change on today’s 51st Earth Day Iranian children share their wisdom and concern for God’s creation on SAT-7 PARS program Golpand.
LIVE GUESTS FROM IRAN OPEN NEW DOORS ON INSIDERS
SAT-7 PARS’ live women’s program Insiders has begun hosting guest experts from inside Iran to speak on social issues for the first time. This development, which demonstrates the program’s existing broad appeal and credibility, will help raise its profile and create new opportunities for engagement with viewers.
NEW HOPE AT NOWRUZ
On 20 March, the Persian-speaking world will celebrate Nowruz, or New Year, under pandemic restrictions. With its celebration of spring and new beginnings, Nowruz has a deeper meaning for Christians as they reflect on their new life in Christ. This year, special programming on SAT-7 PARS helps them celebrate in isolation.