2020 SETS RECORD FOR VIEWER RESPONSES TO CHRISTIAN PROGRAMS
While 2020 was an extraordinarily hard year for many, it was also a year in which God was on the move in extraordinary ways. Soaring audience engagement with SAT-7 channels shows that amid COVID-19, the hope of Christ shared through television touched more people than ever in the Middle East and North Africa.
Virtual Christmas gifts for SAT-7’s Arabic-speaking viewers
With families anticipating an isolated Christmas at the end of a difficult year, SAT-7 Audience Relations staff have prepared a series of virtual “gifts” to encourage and support viewers across the Arabic-speaking world at this time when they need to feel the love of Emmanuel, God with us.
SAT-7’S NEW VIDEO-ON-DEMAND BRINGS THE GOSPEL TO MOBILE DEVICES ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST
SAT-7 is launching the Middle East’s first on-demand Christian video streaming service. Available worldwide in multiple languages, the new SAT-7 PLUS platform will enable the ministry to bring the life-changing message of the Gospel to a wider audience in the region, including a growing younger demographic engaging via mobile devices.
SAT-7 KIDS helps children be light to the world this advent
As Christians wait with anticipation to celebrate the birth of the Light of the world, the SAT-7 KIDS program Family of Jesus teaches children how to be like their Saviour – a light amid darkness, preparing the way for His kingdom in their own small world.
Experiencing Jesus’ love while battling COVID-19
“I strongly felt the presence of Jesus with me during my long days in self-isolation, after I fell ill with COVID-19. I felt His care for me as if I were sleeping in His arms,” Presenter Karen Khoury recently shared her story on SAT-7 KIDS, to encourage viewers and counter a message many encounter – that contracting the virus is cause of shame.
Blog: Marianne reflects on new role as audience support lead
Marianne Awaraji Daou, beloved SAT-7 Presenter for almost two decades, shares her thoughts, goals, and aspirations on her new parallel role as SAT-7’s Arabic Channels Audience Relations Manager, and the impact she hopes to make through audience engagement and support.
BLOG: GOD AND TOILETS
On World Toilet Day (19 November), SAT-7 Development Officer Phil Hilditch answers why the global community dedicates a day to this convenience, what it means to live without it, and why Christians should care for those who do.
“I’M NOT DISCOURAGED – THE EXPLOSION MOVED ME TO HELP MORE”
Young SAT-7 KIDS Presenter Markus Kashouh reflects on how the Beirut Port explosion has affected him and his friends, how his faith helped him through, and how he hopes to help SAT-7 KIDS viewers build this same resilience through his new program By The Way.