This popular live youth programme, which began in 2015, is presented by members of the renowned praise band Strongholds. The show addresses issues that commonly affect teenagers. For example, an early episode addressed pre-marital sex, with participants giving their different opinions and a guest psychologist presenting the Biblical point of view.
For millions of isolated Christians, SAT-7 worship programmes and broadcasts from church services are a lifeline that enables them to be part of a worshipping community and the much wider Body of Christ. Seekers, too, can safely learn what Christians believe and start to grasp what a relationship with God through Christ might be like.
When SAT-7 ARABIC launched Needle and Thread, its magazine show for young women, the goal was clear from the start. As Maggie Morgan, an award-winning Egyptian documentary and feature film maker, describes the series “This programme seeks to present women that are fully alive. Women not only need to embrace their God-given identities, but to embrace them in full colour.”
One of the most popular programmes on SAT-7 ARABIC, this is a vibrant and exciting weekly music show featuring video clips and live songs, with a strong youth focus. Topics from everyday life are discussed alongside Bible readings, music videos and singing.
Forbidden is a talk show that deliberately doesn’t try to duck controversial topics for people in the region. Presenter Imed, is a Tunisian Pastor and poet who hosts the live programme that tries to challenge viewers attitudes.
SAT-7’s current affairs programmes provide vulnerable Christians in the Middle East and North Africa with a vital means of engagement. By giving a Christian point of view on the big issues of the day, these programmes encourage believers to move from the margins of society and become active citizens.
SAT-7 provides curriculum based Bible Teaching programmes for those across the Middle East & North Africa who are in church leadership or who have a thirst to learn more but have no access to formal bible training.
SAT-7’s worship, Bible teaching and live programmes are uniting Christians across the region in prayer to help Syrian viewers like Zaina to know they are not alone in their struggles. Zaina is a regular viewer of Just for You, a weekly live show from Beirut.
Following the alarming advance of so called Islamic State (IS), the children and youth of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are facing a tremendous crisis. Over 13 million children (40% of the school-age children from Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, and Sudan) in the region cannot go to school because of conflict.
Cry Freedom is a youth program that presents values including freedom, personal responsibility and the sanctity of life in light of biblical teaching. Each episode includes participants from countries across North Africa, each speaking in a different Arabic dialect, which helps to emphasise the universal nature of the truths being presented.