My family’s relationship with the tiny Mediterranean country of Lebanon is probably as long and as complicated as the history of the country itself, although our collective memories only stretch back a hundred or so years. In the early 1900s, a Lebanese man arrived at Ellis Island in the Upper New York Bay. Fleeing Ottoman Muslim persecution, Boutros Salim Aziz, […]
What is it like for families to live as refugees without schools or work to go to and only canvas between you and the elements? SAT-7 Lebanon producer Johnny Jalek set out to answer these questions for his viewers when he began planning a filmed a visit to Syrian refugees. Johnny knew that, while many Lebanese have reached out to […]
SAT-7’s Middle East TV channels have prepared a packed schedule of programmes designed to deliver a message of peace and good will to viewers in some of the world’s most troubled countries this Christmas. Specially recorded interviews and footage from Christian refugees in Erbil, Northern Iraq will be part of the SAT-7 ARABIC programmes, following visits made there last week […]
Lebanese TV presenters and musicians have shared how Christians in the Middle East are seeking to share the love of Christ to people fleeing conflict and atrocities in Syria and Iraq. Joyce Saddi and Rawad Daou – two hosts of a weekly live youth show from Beirut broadcast on Christian satellite channel, SAT-7 ARABIC – spoke and performed songs at […]
At the end of the month Joyce and Rawad, presenters and musicians on SAT-7’s popular From Me to You young adults show, are coming to the UK to participate in our Encounter the Middle Eastevenings on 27 September and 4 October. We caught up with Joyce to find out her hopes are for their visit and to ask how the […]
Two leading Christian musicians and TV presenters from Lebanon will perform and give insights into the lives of Middle East viewers facing perilous situations when they visit the UK from 27 Sept to 4 October. Joyce Saddi and Rawad Daou are members of Strongholds, a renowned Christian worship and recording group in the Middle East, and hosts of From Me […]
“The soldiers stopped our school bus and ordered us all to get off,” said Babel, a girl from the dangerous region of northern Syria, as she shared her story on SAT-7 KIDS on 20 April. “We were all terrified, but I started praying and in a strange way felt totally at peace. I knew God was going to intervene and […]
Studying Scripture is not just for pastors and teachers. Truth X-Press, a game show on SAT-7 ARABIC, is motivating young adults in their twenties to get into God’s Word. Truth X-Press is a fast-paced Bible quiz competition.
Asking for help can be difficult—especially with personal problems. But Scripture encourages believers to seek wise counsel (Proverbs 11:14). From the producers of an award-winning human rights campaign comes Dear Jessy, a new programme bringing biblical counselling to viewers in the privacy of their homes.
Receiving an award from your industry peers is always going to be exciting. No more so than when that recognition is for your work in improving the lives of society’s most vulnerable. That’s what happened this summer for Juliana Sfeir, Special Projects Manager and Executive Producer of social impact programmes at SAT-7 Lebanon when the Lebanese Center for Human Rights […]