MENA (MNN) Each baby has sure rights, however not each baby is aware of it. SAT-7, a satellite tv for pc TV ministry to the Center East and North Africa, is educating kids their rights and providing one thing even higher within the love of Christ.
Studying collectively on Puzzle
Puzzle is a team-based studying program from SAT-7 ACADEMY that airs on each SAT-7 KIDS and SAT-7 ARABIC channels. Julianna Sfeir, the SAT-7 ACADEMY Model Supervisor, explains this system.
Puzzle is a gameshow the place we convey studying in a enjoyable means; so we educate kids their rights by video games and one of the simplest ways to do it’s by professionals. So we attain out to professionals who do that. We use a constructive psychology coach and the kids will play and they’ll study by their hands-on video games. So they’ll play collectively, some psychological video games and a few of it are bodily video games and they’ll problem one another.
Every episode has two groups of 25 youngsters from all totally different backgrounds. They need to study to work collectively regardless of their differing backgrounds. Some kids are very poor and a few are very wealthy. Among the contributors are boys and a few are women. They arrive from totally different spiritual backgrounds and from a wide range of international locations, together with Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Egypt and Lebanon.
Widespread rights, respect for variety
Sfeir says it is sort of a social experiment. As an alternative of specializing in issues that divide them, these youngsters are requested to play collectively. They study concerning the rights all of them have in widespread regardless of their totally different backgrounds. They’re proven respect and the love of God as they work collectively to know easy methods to suppose critically and healthfully about their conditions and cultures.
As this system goes on, youngsters study they’ve a proper to be protected and educated. They’ve a proper to be wholesome and have a childhood. Additionally they study that these freedoms include duty. Variety, communities and the surroundings needs to be revered.
After their staff video games, every baby has the chance to debrief the lesson within the confession room. In that space they’re free to suppose by what they’ve realized.
Its okay to say how you are feeling. Its okay to speak about variations and its okay to have a look at the opposite, not because the totally different different, the enemy, however its okay to find which you could be pals, Sfeir says. You might be pals outdoors politics, outdoors conflict, outdoors the whole lot that’s occurring that retains us from changing into pals.
Reaching youngsters and fogeys
Messages about rights and dealing collectively have resonatednot solely with youngsters, but in addition with mother and father. Sfeir says mother and father are seeing that elevating youngsters to pay attention to their rights and the rights of others of their communities is an effective factor. It is likely to be totally different than how they had been raised, however it’s a strategy to create a technology who advocates for what is true for a complete neighborhood.
On the previous couple of days of filming for the primary season, the children didn’t need to go away. Sfeir says youngsters had been crying and asking to remain and see different episodes filmed.
This tells us loads about these youngsters who in all probability had a contact of heaven, they tasted one thing, Sfeir says. They felt love and acceptance and so they felt that they belonged and that is what they want! And these youngsters weren’t simple to be handled, I inform you, however finally they had been crying as a result of they needed to go away. Actually it was an enormous problem for us.
The primary season’s 26 episodes have completed filming, however Sfeir thinks the outcomes are lasting. The children all went again to their houses and communities, however seeds for hope had been planted. Gods fact about reconciliation and belonging was introduced and these youngsters bought to style a small piece of it for some time.
The time is ripe, the persons are ripe.
Sfeir says it’s clear persons are starting to see fact. She asks individuals to wish for the Holy Spirit to develop the seeds planted throughout filming so that children and their households may know Gods fact.
Please pray that SAT-7 Academy would be capable of proceed to advocate for kids whereas making the Gospel accessible in new locations.
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