Love Is… Giving Strength
In Iran, many believers cannot worship openly for fear of persecution. They must hide their faith, and often do not have contact with other believers or access to Christian resources. Yasimin*, a viewer from Iran, called SAT-7 to share her experience.
AN AFGHAN GIRL’S JOURNEY TO WATCH SAT-7
Taraneh* is a young Afghan girl who lives in Tajikistan and regularly calls in to SAT-7 PARS’ live children’s shows. Her family do not own a television, but she travels three hours to watch her favourite programs at a relative’s home. Taraneh’s inspiring enthusiasm and faith, despite her family’s difficult circumstances, shine through in her messages to the channel.
A NEW HEART THROUGH SACRIFICE
People across the Persian-speaking world are finding hope this Easter. Recognising that Jesus has restored their relationship with God through His sacrifice, they are being transformed, and are rebuilding their broken relationships.
FROM LONELY TO PART OF GOD’S FAMILY
Leaving his home and a family who rejected him, Ashkan* relocated to Tehran, Iran’s capital city with a population of 8 million. Lost in a sea of people who were strangers to him, Ashkan became ill and lost the will to live, before he met the living God. He telephoned SAT-7 PARS to share his story.
“SAT-7’S PROGRAMS GIVE ME JOY AND CONSOLATION”
Surviving a terrible divorce and false accusations, Hatim*, a SAT-7 ARABIC viewer, found strength in God’s messages of hope and triumph through our programs. Now he is able to help and guide others and share the resources that SAT-7 provides for him.
A SECOND CHANCE AT FAITH AND CAREER
When Gülsüm started working with a small TV channel in Turkey, she dreamed of moving on to bigger and better things. She had no idea that God would use the experience to completely transform her life.
FINDING LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
“Nothing in the world could bring me any joy,” says Ladan*, a SAT-7 PARS viewer from Iran, as she shares her radical testimony. “I chased everything you can imagine, but instead of finding peace I found myself drowning in darkness.”