SAT-7 viewers Sedat and Gülay are among the comparatively tiny number of Christians in Turkey, a country of almost 80 million people. At a time of great hardship, they turned to Jesus – and since then, He has done miracles in their lives. Here they share their remarkable story and their love for SAT-7 TÜRK. “I was so scared. I […]
Turkey has a rich Christian heritage stretching back to the Early Church. But today, because of centuries of discrimination, attacks and social pressure, there are fewer than 200,000 believers left – less than 0.2 per cent of Turkey’s population. These believers are often isolated and lack resources in their own language, so SAT-7’s Turkish channel may be the only support […]
SAT-7’s channel for Turkish viewers is now available to four-five million people on a private subscription TV service. SAT-7 TÜRK, which became the first Christian channel on Turkey’s national satellite Türksat at the beginning of 2015, is now also available on D-Smart. The digital satellite platform broadcasts its own channels with SAT-7 TÜRK becoming the 157th in the listings. Broadcasting […]
A SAT-7 TÜRK film crew visited the first ever Christian youth event in Mardin, Turkey, at which two teenage Syrian refugees were baptised. More than 30 young Christians from across eastern Turkey gathered in the ancient city of Mardin, which is just 20 miles from the Syrian border, for the historic meeting. The three-day gathering included teaching, worship services and visits […]
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.
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.
An innovative programme on SAT-7 KIDS tells Bible stories using the creative talents of Egypt’s first sand artist. In Stories in the Sand (in Arabic, “Ramleya fi Hekaya”), artist Michael Romany brings parables to life as he pours sand through his fingers and paints moving images on an uplit, glass table.