Church planting has been our major preoccupation from the beginning. The “More” part of our More and Better Churches vision means church planting, and we have been drawn to this from day one of VMC. We think it reflects the dynamic life of the book of Acts and is the leading edge of the mission of Jesus who told his followers that he would build his church. In every time and place where the good news is proclaimed and practiced, churches are started. We believe it is essential to the Christian mission, worthy of our best efforts, and often spiritually dangerous.
We feel that God has widened the VMC understanding of church planting; these days we are just as interested in all these kinds of new church and “church-like” initiatives: