PASTOR DISCIPLES TAJIK BELIEVERS IN OWN DIALECT
Rustam endured a life of poverty, tragedy, and crime before a Damascus-style conversion brought him to Christ. Now a Pastor who has served in both Tajikistan and Afghanistan, he recently recorded SAT-7 PARS’ first discipleship series for Tajik viewers.
“I ALWAYS GO BACK TO SAT-7 ACADEMY”
Nobody knows what SAT-7’s viewers in the Middle East need better than they themselves do. So when our audience members talk, our channel teams listen – and thanks to helpful feedback from viewers like Gladys from Lebanon, SAT-7’s programs get better and better.
“WE’RE GOING TO SAVE A LOT OF BROKEN HEARTS!”
A new SAT-7 PARS show hopes to bring positive change to the next generation of Persian-speakers. Raising Children in a Godly Way provides parents with unique advice and openly discusses the sensitive and ‘taboo’ topic of child abuse.
“THIS SAT-7 ARABIC CHANNEL CHANGES LIVES”
For Christians in North Africa, hearing the gospel in their own dialect is a priceless gift. Sarah, an Algerian viewer, is witnessing first-hand the impact of SAT-7 ARABIC’s Algerian-dialect shows. “This channel changes lives,” says Sarah. “The Holy Spirit touches viewers, because faith comes by hearing.”
CROSSING BORDERS, JOINING HEARTS
When George Makeen found himself in a sticky situation during an Egypt-Algeria football match, it revealed to him the power of Jesus to bring people together. In his new blog post, the SAT-7 ARABIC Programming Director shares his joy over how SAT-7’s North African programs are doing the same for lonely believers.
FATHER AND DAUGHTER INSPIRE FAMILIES
Hamid and Aya, a Moroccan father and daughter, show what a healthy parent-daughter relationship looks like through their SAT-7 KIDS program Me and My Daughter. By re-enacting their real-life everyday ups and downs, the pair indirectly encourages viewers of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to strive for healthy family relationships.
THE CHALLENGE OF PROGRESS IN NORTH AFRICA
In the region that sparked the “Arab Spring”, some momentous change has been achieved. But too often, lives remain blighted by inequality, poor education and illiteracy, and limited civic freedom. In the most extreme cases, vulnerable people in North Africa are being totally deprived of their human rights.
BIG CHURCH GROWTH IN ALGERIA DESPITE ADVERSITY
Producers Samia and Salah Kessai are no strangers to adversity – the church they attend recently reopened after months of enforced closure. But the couple, who make impactful SAT-7 programs on the ground in Algeria, refuse to lose heart. Their work is a vital support for those choosing to follow Christ.