“WE ARE RESILIENT – BUT FOR HOW LONG?”: VOICES FROM BEIRUT
I have just returned from Beirut, Lebanon. With the elections looming this weekend, the city is plastered with banners and posters of the different political parties, their colours and slogans on massive billboards along the highways.
“I COULD FINALLY BREATHE EASILY”: A VOICE FROM EGYPT’S CHURCH
What is it like to practice your faith when your freedom of belief is under threat? Our Cairo-based Communications Officer Mary Joseph shares her experience of living through a time when Christians in Egypt have felt additionally vulnerable.
“NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS, I WILL CONTINUE TO WATCH”
Testimonies recently received by SAT-7’s Turkish-language channel show how deeply its message of God’s love affects people’s lives. “I take joy in watching your channel. Because I am watching, my entire household has turned against me. But no matter what happens, I will continue to watch,” one viewer says.
Our sisters deserve life to the full
Iranians have recently been shocked by the news of two “honour killings” of women, including one believed to have been killed for her faith in Christ. Iranian Christian Omeed Jouyandé explains how Iran’s laws reinforce the discrimination that can underly these crimes, and how SAT-7 PARS offers an alternative in the Christian message of freedom.
LENT: CALLED BY NAME – AN EASTER REFLECTION
Mary was overcome by grief. Three days earlier, she had stood by the cross as her Lord was crucified. Now, she had come to visit His tomb, only to find the stone rolled away and His body gone.
LENT: BECOMING TRUE DISCIPLES
What makes a true disciple? Let’s take a deeper look at a story that cuts to the heart of what it means to be a follower of Jesus – serving others in love.
SHARING THE EASTER MESSAGE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
“Easter teaches us how big Christ’s love for us is. Every day before you sleep, remember that Jesus loves you. He really loves you.” These words, from the child presenters of the SAT-7 KIDS program Bedtime Stories, are a touching example of the Easter messages SAT-7 is sharing in various ways across the Middle East.
PRAY FOR UKRAINE: VOICES OF MENA SURVIVORS
“Today we want to pray for Ukraine and ask for the Lord’s peace. We want to say to all those oppressed and hurt that you are not alone,” said Sirene Semerdjian, presenter of SAT-7 ARABIC current affairs program You are Not Alone, as she opened an episode dedicated to survivors of the Ukraine war.