Articles tagged: Viewers
Reaching and supporting Christians in Türkiye
Christians in Türkiye experience pressure just for being Christians. For centuries the country has served as the bridge between Europe and Asia and been a home or stopover for many people speaking different languages and from different ethnic, socioeconomic, and religious backgrounds. But although Christianity was once its primary religion, Christians are now a small minority vulnerable to discrimination by the majority.
Two Years of Hope through SAT-7 ARABIC’s You Are Not Alone
Amid all the crises that the Arab World has recently passed through, SAT-7 ARABIC’s weekly program You Are Not Alone has been a voice for those affected and a place to find hope and feel God’s presence.
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.
“MAY YOU CONTINUE TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT JESUS!”
On 12 December 2019 SAT-7 KIDS celebrated 12 years on air with a special episode aired live through satellite and on social media. Presenter Milad Hadchiti interviewed presenters from previous SAT-7 KIDS programs who shared their best moments on the channel, and viewers called in expressing how their lives have been impacted.
SPEAKING GOD’S LOVE INTO VIOLENCE IN IRAN
A wave of protests erupted across Iran in November, sparked by an increase in the cost and rationing of fuel. Internet access was cut, and over 200 people were killed when the protests were met with violence. SAT-7 viewers have been sharing their worries, fears and prayers with the Audience Relations team, who have been available 24/7.
“SAT-7’S PROGRAMS GIVE ME JOY AND CONSOLATION”
Surviving a terrible divorce and false accusations, Hatim*, a SAT-7 ARABIC viewer, found strength in God’s messages of hope and triumph through our programs. Now he is able to help and guide others and share the resources that SAT-7 provides for him.
SAT-7 BROADCASTS HEALTHY COMMUNICATION FOR FAMILIES
Through satellite television, viewers of SAT-7 can learn important relationship skills from the Art of Family Communication Conference held in Shorouk, Egypt. Millions of people who could not attend, or access similar resources, can now watch the pre-recorded episodes on their televisions or through online streaming and learn to build healthy family relationships.