Rev. Melody and Mike Lavin

Rev. Melody and Mike Lavin

About VLMI

VLMI is reaching the world.

Our focus is to reach the world with God’s love and His life-changing Word.

International ministers Rev. Melody and Mike Lavin, provide practical, spiritual training around the world. Mike and Melody are available as speakers and seminar trainers in a variety of subjects through VLMI. Melody also is an author, a skilled musician, and a worship clinician who is available to work with worship teams of all sizes and skill levels, training and coaching them musically and in the practical and spiritual sides of worship-leading. She blogs at

VLMI partners with churches, missions, and Bible Schools globally by making the VLMI Bible School Curriculum available for training ministers and local church leaders who desire to grow spiritually and to develop skill in ministering to others.

VLMI was founded in 1978 by international ministers Revs. Paul and Mary Birt. The Birts established international Bible Training Centers, and in Kenya, they built and operated a Bible School, an orphanage, a primary school, and a medical center.

VLMI has a proven record of practical assistance to those with physical and spiritual needs.