SAT-7 TÜRK joins national celebrations of Turkish Republic’s Centenary
SAT-7 TÜRK has been celebrating the 100-year anniversary of Türkiye’s becoming a modern republic: an important opportunity to show viewers how it is possible to be both a Christian and a proud Turk.
Churches impacted by Holy Land conflict
Footage received by SAT-7 captures a heart-stopping moment when a blast outside a church sends shockwaves of fear through the families gathered inside. It shows how quiet prayers turn to gasps of alarm as the impact of the explosion is felt and heard.
Missing But Alive: Following a persecuted Saviour
By Aysha, a writer and film-maker from the Middle East, who was forced to leave her home country after she came to faith in Christ. She now lives in the UK, where she works with SAT-7 and other Christian networks on various communications projects.
“Struck down but not destroyed”: the faithful Christians of the Middle East
In this video to mark the 2023 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP), SAT-7’s Founder-President Dr Terence Ascott shares his reflections on how Christians in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are sharing the love of Christ in the face of hostility.
CHILDREN SHARE FEARS AND PRAYERS FOR WAR-TORN REGION
SAT-7 KIDS program Behind the Door is providing “sanctuary” for young Arab viewers frightened by the war in the Holy Land and other conflicts in the region. In a live episode last week, children shared their heartfelt prayers for those suffering and grieving, bringing tears to the eyes of the show’s presenters.
Christian festival in Egypt makes a joyful noise
The Egyptian desert was abuzz for three days with thousands of young people. Sounds of cheering, worship, singing, playing, and laughing filled Beit El Wadi (House of the Valley) of the Evangelical Church in Egypt in celebration of the annual Count it Right Festival.
SURVEY REVEALS VIEWS OF IRANIAN AND AFGHAN VIEWERS
After many months of nationwide protests in Iran under the slogan “Woman. Life. Freedom”, SAT-7 surveyed viewers in the country about their views on women’s rights and religious freedom. The survey, which also included responses from viewers in Afghanistan, will inform the new season of Insiders, a program that advocates for gender equality and Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB).
SAT-7 staff member receives award for building bridges
One of SAT-7’s staff has received an international award for her faithful service to disadvantaged people in the Middle East and North Africa. The Pauline Jaricot Award, given out annually by Christian charity Missio “to a woman in Africa, Asia, the Middle East or Oceania who is a beacon of hope for others”, was presented to Juliana Sfeir for her work with SAT-7.