Articles tagged: SAT-7 PARS
PERSIAN PROGRAMS HARNESS THE POWER OF STORYTELLING IN 2024
Powerful stories and real-life testimonies of Persian believers will be featured in SAT-7 PARS’ varied schedule of brand-new programs and much-loved returning live programs in 2024, broadcasting God’s hope to viewers in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan.
NEW TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTIONISES PERSIAN PROGRAMMING
A cutting-edge virtual camera system installed at SAT-7 PARS’ Limassol studio in Cyprus is taking multiple Persian programs to new heights. It enables presenters and actors to move about in, and even interact with, a digitally-designed virtual environment that is bringing stories to life.
IRANIAN MAN FREED FROM DRUG ADDICTION AND TORMENT
Having fallen into an affliction that affects nearly 3 million Iranians – substance abuse – Mani was suffering severe mental health problems and in desperate need of help.
SHARING HOPE AND PEACE AMID LOW-KEY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS
As churches in the Holy Land and neighbouring Jordan cancel public Christmas celebrations, SAT-7 is standing in solidarity with those suffering in the region with a schedule of Christmas programming that points viewers to the Prince of Peace. Special broadcasts include a church service from Bethlehem, children singing from a Christian school in Ramallah, and stories of faith from Iraq.
World Television Day – responding to a year of crises
On World Television Day (21 November), SAT-7 looks back on a year of crises in the Middle East and North Africa, and how we have responded to viewers in need of support.
SURVEY REVEALS VIEWS OF IRANIAN AND AFGHAN VIEWERS
After many months of nationwide protests in Iran under the slogan “Woman. Life. Freedom”, SAT-7 surveyed viewers in the country about their views on women’s rights and religious freedom. The survey, which also included responses from viewers in Afghanistan, will inform the new season of Insiders, a program that advocates for gender equality and Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB).
Christlike response to suffering
The New Testament tells us that “everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted” (2 Timothy 3:12, NIV). These words can be surprising, or even frightening, to Western ears. Yet for many believers in the Middle East, these words are their reality. How are God’s people supposed to respond to persecution?