Articles tagged: Worship
ALGERIA – “YOU CAN SEAL OUR CHURCHES BUT NOT OUR HEARTS”
“You can seal our churches but you can’t seal our hearts” is the cry from Algeria as churches are being sealed shut despite Article 42 of the Algerian Constitution guaranteeing its citizens freedom to worship and the freedom to meet for a service. The 15 October closure of the largest of these – the 1,200-member Full Gospel Church of Tizi Ouzou (EPPETO) – has also halted live television broadcasts of the weekly services by Christian broadcaster SAT-7.
INVESTING IN IRAN’S CHILDREN
SAT-7 PARS’ live shows for children aim to teach young Persian-speakers Biblical principles in a fun and engaging way. Their success is often evidenced by the messages sent in from children watching the programs in Iran.
QARAQOSH: THE HOPE THAT ISIS COULD NOT KILL
The world watched in horror in 2014 as ISIS rampaged through Iraq, driving hundreds of thousands of Christians from their historic homelands. Five years on, a SAT-7 documentary visits the liberated city of Qaraqosh, where believers are rebuilding – unbroken, and filled with hope.
SHARING GOD’S LOVE WITH STORIES AND SONGS
Combining the power of storytelling and music, the second series of the popular SAT-7 PARS children’s show Stories and Songs enables young Persian-speakers to learn about Biblical characters they may have never heard of.
Animating the Bible for Children
In an effort to engage Persian-speaking children with stories about Jesus, the creative team at SAT-7 PARS are producing a new animated Bible series. These unique animations depicting the life of Christ are bound to draw the attention of children and adults alike.
Prayers and Songs for Sudan
A live episode of SAT-7 worship program Keep on Singing became a focus for intercession for a country that is reeling from turmoil and conflict.
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE GIRL WHO FORGAVE ISIS?
Iraqi schoolgirl Myriam, whose message of forgiveness for ISIS ‘captured millions of hearts’ when it went viral, urges Christians to pray and bring hope to refugee children. As World Refugee Day approaches on June 20, SAT-7 documentary Sequel of Hope broadcasts her family’s message of hope after returning to their hometown of Qaraqosh.