Articles tagged: Youth
A HOME AND A HOPE THROUGH SAT-7 KIDS
Through one family’s story of desperation, a special SAT-7 KIDS program raises awareness of the hardships of poverty and lone parenting while teaching compassion, spreading hope, and encouraging young viewers to help those around them.
BIJAN’S PRAYER: AN IRANIAN BOY’S STORY OF FAITH
Thirteen-year-old Bijan from Iran recently got in touch with Persian children’s show Hashtag, asking to give his life to Jesus. Here, he shares his story of faith – ending with a beautiful prayer that blessed the whole team.
DANISH GOVERNMENT BACKS MAJOR PROJECT TO STRENGTHEN SOCIETY IN LEBANON
A new collaborative three-year project by SAT-7 and partners to improve social cohesion in Lebanon has received major funding from the Danish Government. Lebanon – Our Story will bring young people from a variety of backgrounds, including Syrian refugees, together to rethink divisive narratives and develop a new shared story of hope.
YOUNG PERSIAN VIEWERS SHARE LESSONS LEARNED FROM HASHTAG
Since its launch in December 2019, SAT-7 PARS’ Hashtag has seen encouraging growth in audience and in viewers’ spiritual growth. Participating in a recent competition, many viewers shared what they had learned through the new youth program.
POWERFUL MUSIC VIDEOS PROMOTE CHILD RIGHTS IN ISOLATED HOMES
With families isolated at home across the Middle East due to Covid-19, children’s rights in the region are under intensified threat. At this crucial time, SAT-7 KIDS premieres music videos highlighting issues including mental health, child marriage, and violence, created by young people and beamed straight into viewers’ homes.
NEW TALK SHOW AMPLIFIES YOUNG WOMEN’S CRY FOR EQUALITY
“I want to feel safe out on the street” was the powerful cry from a young woman on You Enlighten Us. Presented by youth, for youth, SAT-7 ARABIC’s new talk show has been ground-breaking from its conception – but in challenging gender inequality in its first episodes, the program establishes itself as a true vehicle for positive change.
TEENAGERS FIND HOPE OF CHRIST IN NEW PROGRAM HASHTAG
SAT-7 PARS released a new live program for Farsi speaking teens called Hashtag. Parastoo, the host and producer of Hashtag, wanted to develop a teen program that was fun and educational, sharing Biblical truth that brings hope into their lives.
AN ENCOUNTER WITH JOY
As protests, uprisings and instability continue in Lebanon, it is encouraging to hear that Christians – and especially young people – are leaning on God for their security and joy. SAT-7’s Katerina Parpa spoke with the aptly-named Joy Basta, a 21-year-old presenter on SAT-7 KIDS, about his first-hand experience of the upheaval and the faith that carries him through.