FROM PRESENTER AND VIEWER TO FRIENDS AND SISTERS
Mariam used to present SAT-7 PARS’ children’s program Golpand in Cyprus. During her time as presenter, she developed a strong friendship with Anousheh, a 12-year-old girl living in Iran. Through this friendship, Mariam shares how she was able to help Anousheh through a very challenging time.
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.
SAT-7 airs all-day Life Agape film festival on day of Pentecost
SAT-7 will mark the day of Pentecost this year with an international festival of Christian film aired in collaboration with partner Life Agape. A slate of impactful Christian movies in Arabic, Turkish, and Farsi will be broadcast across three channels on Sunday 23 May, to the joy of viewers who often request these broadcasts and share how much they mean to them.
IRANIAN CHILDREN SHARE CONCERN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
As World leaders meet to discuss climate change on today’s 51st Earth Day Iranian children share their wisdom and concern for God’s creation on SAT-7 PARS program Golpand.
LIVE GUESTS FROM IRAN OPEN NEW DOORS ON INSIDERS
SAT-7 PARS’ live women’s program Insiders has begun hosting guest experts from inside Iran to speak on social issues for the first time. This development, which demonstrates the program’s existing broad appeal and credibility, will help raise its profile and create new opportunities for engagement with viewers.
NEW HOPE AT NOWRUZ
On 20 March, the Persian-speaking world will celebrate Nowruz, or New Year, under pandemic restrictions. With its celebration of spring and new beginnings, Nowruz has a deeper meaning for Christians as they reflect on their new life in Christ. This year, special programming on SAT-7 PARS helps them celebrate in isolation.
A year with COVID-19: Iranians speak out
The Coronavirus pandemic has taken lives, damaged economies, changed circumstances and created much uncertainty across the world. Christian viewers of SAT-7 PARS in Iran have shared how their faith in Christ is supporting them one year on.
Whose side are you on?
In this devotional, written by an Iranian Christian and shared in Farsi with SAT-7 PARS viewers, we reflect on a question that is so often asked of us in today’s world: whose side are we on? Through the lens of Joshua 5, our brother examines how our Christian faith can guide our answer to this question.