Vince Ramella and gym mates, Kosovo

What is church?

December 2, 2016

(From left) Granit, Bledor, Bek, Valdet and author Vince at the fitness center. Vince is holding his training schedule. Photo courtesy of author  Living in an under-reached nation, with no church in their community, Vince and LaVonne Ramella and their children seek to embody the gospel in their daily lives as a picture of church […]

Aaron Kauffman

Setting sail with Jesus

December 1, 2016

We live in an age when it’s popular to be spiritual but not religious. Many view the church with indifference or even suspicion, though they may still admire Jesus. So we at VMMissions know we are going against the grain when we say church is the primary instrument for God’s mission. Why make that claim? […]

Stutzman family

Mission and the church in a post-Christian context

November 21, 2016

The front entrance to the Protestant church the Stutzmans relate to, with a crane in the background. Photo courtesy of author  In Mannheim, Germany, Dave and Rebekka and their three children serve in a context where churches have experienced decline, but opportunities for mission abound. By Dave Stutzman One of the things that interested me […]



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