ADVENT: MANY FLOCKS, ONE SHEPHERD
From its beginning, SAT-7 has worked alongside all the major denominations of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with the collective mission of witnessing to Jesus Christ through faith-filled television. Here, SAT-7 Founder and President Dr Terence Ascott affirms the importance of working together:
LEBANON MEDIA EVENTS SEE SOCIAL COHESION IDEA EXCHANGE
Media representatives from across Lebanon’s media landscape were brought together by SAT-7’s Beirut office for three days of workshops and training as part of Lebanon: Our Story, a project funded by the Danish Government that aims to drive social cohesion among young people from different communities in the country.
NEW CONTENT AND HIGH-DEF REVITALISE SAT-7 KIDS
SAT-7 KIDS is introducing a raft of exciting and engaging new content for its young Arabic-speaking audiences, along with updated graphics and the news that programs will now be available in high definition (HD) on the on-demand service SAT-7 PLUS and all Arabic social media platforms.
SAT-7 VIEWERS MORE LIKELY TO SUPPORT WOMEN’S RIGHTS, SURVEYS SHOW
Women and men who watched SAT-7’s Arabic women’s program Needle and New Thread were more likely to support women’s rights to live free from violence and discrimination, says an independent evaluation that shows the program successfully raised awareness among high percentages of viewers.
SAT-7 TÜRK DOCUMENTARY WINS CULTURAL HERITAGE FILM AWARD
SAT-7 TÜRK’s documentary The Cross and the Wolf, which tells the story of the Christian ethnic Turkish Gagauz people, has been awarded the Cultural Heritage award at the 2021 Universe Multicultural Film Festival. The film is a powerful act of representation and remembrance of a Christian history and culture that is usually overlooked in Turkey.
CHURCH4KIDS – A NEW INITIATIVE FOR PERSIAN CHILDREN
SAT-7 PARS has launched Church4Kids, a new discipleship project for Persian-speaking children. Through live Instagram streams, worship and teaching material, and one-to-one encouragement, Church4Kids creates a safe space for children in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan to learn more about God.
SAT-7 PARS BROADCASTS THE GOSPEL OF PEACE TO AFGHANISTAN
Fear and hopelessness are casting a shadow over the lives of people living in Afghanistan. SAT-7 PARS’ Afghan presenters, Pastor Shoaib Ebadi and Assistant Pastor Noorullah Noor, seek to speak light, hope, and peace into the darkness that people are experiencing in Afghanistan.
THE POWER OF GATHERING IN UNITY: A BLOG FROM EGYPT
Exactly 10 years ago today, on 11 November 2011, Christians in Egypt gathered to lift up their homeland in an extraordinary, interdenominational night of prayer. A decade on, Egyptian Christians’ ability to gather has been restricted by COVID-19 – until now. Mary Joseph, SAT-7’s Communications Officer in Cairo, tells us more.