THE CRY FOR WOMEN’S LEGAL RIGHTS IN TURKEY
As thousands of women in Turkey prepare to protest the country’s formal exit on July 1 from the Istanbul Convention, an international treaty to prevent violence against women, Gülsüm I., Deputy Executive Director of SAT-7 TÜRK, shares how the channel supports women to know their legal rights to protection from domestic abuse.
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.
THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PEOPLE IN TURKEY – A BLOG
As Turkey records its highest number of COVID-19 related deaths this week, Gülsüm I. Deputy Executive Director of SAT-7 TÜRK shares how one year on, the pandemic is affecting people in the country and how SAT-7 TÜRK is uniquely positioned to be a light of God’s hope.
“LOVE GIVES LIFE”: HOMEMADE CHALLENGES VIEWERS WITH LOVE
“Love gives life. Love should bring with it joy and hope,” shares Kanivar Bakir, leading a two-episode special on the SAT-7 TÜRK program Homemade. Asking viewers to rethink their understanding of love, the presenters explore God’s love and how it impacts every aspect of our relationships. Speaking to a society where domestic abuse is prevalent, the show also helps viewers see “what love is not”.
SAT-7 TÜRK connects Christians for Archbishop’s ordination
When the pandemic restricted attendance at the ordination of Archbishop Martin Kmetec, the new leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Izmir, SAT-7 TÜRK had the privilege of broadcasting the ceremony live on social media, enabling viewers from across the world to join the celebration virtually.
SAT-7 TÜRK ON CARING FOR CREATION AS TURKEY FACES DROUGHT
On the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkey is now experiencing severe drought that threatens to affect the country’s crop production. As viewers deal with concerns about these issues – which are affecting a large majority of them personally – the live SAT-7 TÜRK program Worldview explores the role of our faith in caring for the environment
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.
MAKING GOD’S WORD ACCESSIBLE IN TURKEY
“The Word of God is alive. God still speaks through it, changes lives, and saves!” says Tamar Karasu, Executive Secretary of the Bible Society in Turkey. As this vital ministry marks its 200th anniversary, the SAT-7 TÜRK team express their appreciation for a valued partner that shares their goal to make God’s Word accessible to all.