MECs Since 2004

Themes covered so far in our annual Middle East Consultations have been:

  • (1) The World of Islam – 2004
  • (2) Bridges to Islam – 2005
  • (3) Waging peace from East to West – 2006
  • (4) Protestant Missions to the Middle East: a Reflective Pause with History – 2007
  • (5) Islam, Its Message and Law and the Future of our Societies – 2008
  • (6) Muslim Women at the Intersection of Faith and Culture – 2009
  • (7) Christian and Muslim Youth as the Present Future – 2010
  • (8) The Church & Islam in Africa – 2011
  • (9) Love Your Neighbor as Yourself: the Church and the Palestinian in Light of God’s Command for Justice and Compassion – 2012
  • (10) Your Rights & My Responsibilities: Biblical and Islamic Perspectives on Human Rights – 2013
  • (11) Discipleship Today: Following Jesus in the Middle East and North Africa – 2014
  • (12) Discipleship Today: Identity and Belonging in the Middle East and North Africa – 2015
  • (13) The Refugee and the Body of Christ: Exploring the Impact of the Present Crisis on our Understanding of Church – 2016

  • The title of MEC 2017 was The Church in Disorienting Times: Leading Prophetically through Adversity.
    The title of the upcoming MEC 2018 is Jesus Christ and the Religious Other: Toward a Biblical Understanding of Islam