The church in North Africa has grown significant in recent years. Yet many still worship together in secret or are isolated unable to attend a church. Broadcasting in the Kabyle language, SAT-7 ARABIC is now ministering to North Africans through Free Souls, a documentary series featuring Algerian Christians’ testimonies.
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.
This programme confront controversial issues in which North African women often remain voiceless. The programme is in Arabic with Kabyle subtitles, making it accessible to different communities spread throughout Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and Libya.
How early would you be willing to get out of bed to go to church on a Sunday morning? New believers in remote communities in Algeria have to get up at 5am to get transport up to the mountains for their weekly service – but that is not putting them off! SAT-7 producer Samia Jallali Kessai said: “The church service […]
Debbie Brink visited North Africa to hear the faith journeys of women who have come to Christ in Tunisia I had the privilege recently of travelling to Tunisia for five days with some friends of mine. One of them is from Tunisia, but living in another country with her husband. As we drove, I saw miles and miles of olive […]
After two lengthy civil wars, Sudan’s Christian and animist southern states finally parted company with Khartoum’s Arab-Islamist government in July 2011. But the consequences for Christian witness in Sudan itself have been severe. Wissam al-Saliby, Development and Partner Relations Manager at Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS), Lebanon, unpacks these and explains why it remains vital to support Christian ministry there. […]
In August Wazala reported on the remarkable increase of the Algerian church – thought to be the fastest growing church in the Arab world. Since then, there has been great progress in the TV broadcasts which Pastor Youssef, of the House of Hope Fellowship, mentioned. This week we heard that some 31 of the 52 church services in Arabic and […]