On 11th February St. Michael’s welcomed Wayne Larson who spoke about the work of Middle East Media (MEM).
Founded in Lebanon in 1975, initially MEM used literature and magazines to communicate, including Magalla, which was one of the best-selling magazines in the region. In the mid 1980s we created a TV department, focusing initially on high quality children’s animation.
As technology developed, new opportunities arose – MEM now uses websites, 3D animation, online radio, mobile apps and more to communicate transformative messages of God’s hope to the people of the region.
To date, MEM has trained around 12,000 people in media and development throughout the Middle East. Currently 240 people working full time in Christian media throughout the Middle East were trained by MEM, including Christian satellite TV staff and media ministry leaders in most of the large Arabic churches.