Throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), gender discrimination is rife. Women are considered to have lower status and value than men; there are limited education and employment opportunities for girls and women, and they are often subject to injustice and abuse. This starts from a young age. In Iran, girls from poor families are at risk of being […]
Desperate to know the truth Samir, a young man from Afghanistan, was desperate to know the truth. Reading the holy books of other religions did not fully satisfy, but when he began reading an old English language Bible he found something remarkable happened – a profound peace came over him. Although Samir couldn’t understand what he was reading, he said, “I […]
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.
In ignoring thousands of migrants who risk drowning at sea, are UK Christians also refusing Christ? A Middle Eastern Christian asks the question. There is a strange and powerful image that has often come to mind in the last 12 months. It is of a submerged bronze statue of Christ – His barnacle-encrusted hands upraised in blessing – in the […]
“My nation is destroyed because of lack of knowledge.” Mansour Khajehpour, the Executive Director of SAT-7 PARS, quotes the prophet Hosea (4:6) to stress the lack of access to the Bible in his birth country of Iran. He and Deputy Executive Nikoo Ordodary had just returned from the SAT-7 PARS teachers conference (October 2014), a bi-annual event designed, not only […]
SAT-7 PARS celebrates Norouz in several live shows, showing how the channel values and upholds generations-old traditions. During special live episodes on SAT-7 PARS, hosts prayed for the viewers in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. They prayed for resolve to tackle the social and economic problems in these countries, and that the New Year might bring blessings to all.