Andrew Heard went 'independent' when he planted the Central Coast Evangelical Church (EV), but not too long after begun The Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches (FIEC), ironically to escape their independence. FIEC also has the goal of planting 100 new churches across Australia in 15 years. Reminds me of Vision 100, but we're of course aiming for that in the small state of Tassie though perhaps over a longer period.
Almost humourously, Heard now argues that 'independence' is three things:
A great video introducing FIEC.