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.
Witnessing the triumph of light over darkness in Iran
On Yalda’s eve (21 December), the longest night of the year, Iranians traditionally gather with friends and family to celebrate the winter solstice and the victory of light over darkness. Iranian Christians, however, have witnessed the triumph of the light of Christ over the darkness of suffering over and over in this challenging year.
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 CEO shares a Christmas message from the Maronite Church in Cyprus.
This Christmas, Rita El-Mounayer, SAT-7 CEO reflects on the importance of prayer in a challenging year and reminds us of what is needed across the Middle East and North Africa, that only our living Lord can bring.
SAT-7 launches first program made by Tunisian Christians
SAT-7 will provide a new platform for Christians in Tunisia who are “passionate and eager” to share their faith with their society. As the country prepares to mark the tenth anniversary of the start of its “Jasmine Revolution” on 17 December, SAT-7 ARABIC announces its first two new programs produced by Christians in Tunisia.
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.
Proclaiming freedom: free to be included
Enjoying rights and freedoms, including access to basic services such as healthcare and education, is a challenge in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and even more so during the pandemic. In a region characterised by economic crisis and ethnic and religious division, life for many minorities – including refugees – has never been tougher.
Proclaiming freedom: free to be equal
“A voice inside of me refuses to be silenced,” says a woman who called in to SAT-7 ARABIC. As societal pressures conspire to keep women and girls unheard, SAT-7 aims to bring them together, to amplify their voices, and to highlight the struggles and lack of support they face and which now compounded by the pandemic.