Articles tagged: Turkey
STANDING WITH THE SUFFERING IN UKRAINE
“Our eyes are on the suffering Ukrainian church. We are suffering with them.” These words by SAT-7 TÜRK presenter Volkan Er opened a discussion of the crisis enveloping Ukraine and its European neighbours in a recent episode of Worldview.
A COMFORT FOR VIEWERS DURING TURKEY’S FINANCIAL CRISIS
As the economic crisis in Turkey deepens, with inflation soaring and a currency crisis pushing more people into poverty, SAT-7 TÜRK’s live program Homemade raised awareness of the impact on families and hosted an expert guest who directed struggling viewers to resources that can help them.
LOOKING BACK ON 1,000 TURKISH “WORDS OF HOPE”
SAT-7 TÜRK’s longest-running program, Words of Hope, has now beamed God’s Word to Turkish speakers more than one thousand times. As SAT-7 marks 15 years of Turkish broadcasts, Words of Hope presenter and pastor Haluk Bilgen reflects on the program’s years of witness and impact.
ADVENT: THE ARMENIAN CHURCH
Christianity is said to have been brought to Armenia by the apostles Bartholomew and Thaddeus in the first century. Today, Armenian churches can be found across the Middle East, particularly in Turkey and Iran.
ADVENT: BUILDING BRIDGES IN TURKEY
The Church in the Middle East is a complex mosaic of different Christian communities – and the relationships between them don’t always reflect the love and oneness of Christ. Here, SAT-7 TÜRK’s Annamaria Cedolin shares how the channel is working hard to bring the churches together and demonstrate unity to its viewers:
THE VALUE OF ONE LIFE: REACHING OUT TO PEOPLE IN TURKEY
“The Christians that live and worship here are so full of fire, so full of spirit!” shares SAT-7 TÜRK Executive Assistant Annamaria Cedolin enthusiastically in a heartfelt blog. Annamaria shares how her love for Turkey and its people, and her understanding of her country’s rich and colourful Christian history has grown since she began working with the channel, and how this fuels her desire to “reach even one life” with the message of the Gospel.
THE CRY FOR WOMEN’S LEGAL RIGHTS IN TURKEY
As thousands of women in Turkey prepare to protest the country’s formal exit on July 1 from the Istanbul Convention, an international treaty to prevent violence against women, Gülsüm I., Deputy Executive Director of SAT-7 TÜRK, shares how the channel supports women to know their legal rights to protection from domestic abuse.
THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PEOPLE IN TURKEY – A BLOG
As Turkey records its highest number of COVID-19 related deaths this week, Gülsüm I. Deputy Executive Director of SAT-7 TÜRK shares how one year on, the pandemic is affecting people in the country and how SAT-7 TÜRK is uniquely positioned to be a light of God’s hope.