About Us

Meet Our Team

Sarah Breuel

Revive Executive Director

Sherami Hinders

Revive Spiritual Foundations Director

Hester Zoutman

Revive Conference Director

Sarah Breuel is the founder and director of Revive Europe. Originally from Brazil and currently living in Rome, Sarah has worked for IFES for 17 years in four national movements (Brazil, Canada, Norway, and Italy) and the European region for 6 years as evangelism training Coordinator for IFES Europe. Included in Christianity Today’s “33 under 33” list of leaders to watch, Sarah served as chair of the Lausanne Younger Leaders Gathering 2016. She has a business degree, MDiv from Regent College, and serves globally in the Lausanne Board of Directors. Sarah is married to René. They have planted a vibrant church in Rome and have two boys: Pietro and Matteo.

Sherami Hinders works with Revive Europe as their Scripture Engagement Leader and Director of Spiritual Foundations. She volunteers with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA after serving them as paid staff for 19 years, most recently as a National Scripture Engagement Specialist and Regional Coordinator for Spiritual Formation & Prayer. She holds a Master of Letters in Biblical Languages & Literature from University of St Andrews in Scotland and a Master of Arts in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. She is also a certified Spiritual Director through the Pax Center. Sherami loves meeting new people, being active in nature, and learning to connect to God in authentic ways through good conversation, the Bible, and prayer. She currently lives in St Andrews, Scotland.

Carrying the DNA of Europe wide mission, Hester joined the conference team in 2019. Having served in different European Mission conferences, she brings the right skills to assemble the Revive Conference. Hester is self employed as Event Manager and is a beloved speaker in her home country. She has big heart for young people and organising. She lives in the Netherlands with her family of three.

Sarah Breuel

Revive Executive Director

Sarah Breuel is the founder and director of Revive Europe. Originally from Brazil and currently living in Rome, Sarah has worked for IFES for 17 years in four national movements (Brazil, Canada, Norway, and Italy) and the European region for 6 years as evangelism training Coordinator for IFES Europe. Included in Christianity Today’s “33 under 33” list of leaders to watch, Sarah served as chair of the Lausanne Younger Leaders Gathering 2016. She has a business degree, MDiv from Regent College, and serves globally in the Lausanne Board of Directors. Sarah is married to René. They have planted a vibrant church in Rome and have two boys: Pietro and Matteo.

Sherami Hinders

Revive Spiritual Foundations Director

Sherami Hinders works with Revive Europe as their Scripture Engagement Leader and Director of Spiritual Foundations. She volunteers with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA after serving them as paid staff for 19 years, most recently as a National Scripture Engagement Specialist and Regional Coordinator for Spiritual Formation & Prayer. She holds a Master of Letters in Biblical Languages & Literature from University of St Andrews in Scotland and a Master of Arts in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. She is also a certified Spiritual Director through the Pax Center. Sherami loves meeting new people, being active in nature, and learning to connect to God in authentic ways through good conversation, the Bible, and prayer. She currently lives in St Andrews, Scotland.

Hester Zoutman

Revive Conference Director

Carrying the DNA of Europe wide mission, Hester joined the conference team in 2019. Having served in different European Mission conferences, she brings the right skills to assemble the Revive Conference. Hester is self employed as Event Manager and is a beloved speaker in her home country. She has big heart for young people and organising. She lives in the Netherlands with her family of three.

Nicole Katalinick

Administration & Interim Systems Operations

Sam Couper

Revive Our Hearts Coordinator

Cleres Pacheco

Conference Logistics Assistant

Nicole is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, having studied the French language and environmental sustainability. Her heart for the church in Europe began as a student studying in Southern France and expanded to missions outreach in Berlin, Germany working primarily with refugee children. Besides using her administrative skills to help support Revive Europe as a nonprofit organization, she has a vision to create programs for students to encounter more depth and vibrancy in their faith by participating in traditional walking pilgrimages across Europe. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin and enjoys building on her nature identification skills, reading through her book list, and investing in her church community.

Sam’s heart is for making Jesus known amongst the least-reached and catalysing student mission in Europe and beyond. His role as a Field Coordinator involves mobilising students in wholehearted pursuit of Jesus through the preaching of the Word, facilitating in-person and online gatherings, and pioneering new initiatives within the movement.

Cleres Pacheco is a pastor, missionary, teacher, husband and father. He graduated in Theology from the South American Seminary in Londrina – Brazil. He has a postgraduate degree in Anthropology, Pedagogy, Ethics and Philosophy. He has been serving the Lord for over 20 years in Poland with his wife Jane. He is affiliated with Mission Antioquia and MISPA from Brazil. On a daily basis, he works in a pastoral role at The Rock church in Wroclaw, as well as working as an organizer at the Slot Art Festival in the logistics area.
Cleres enjoys teaching Ethics classes at an Arts school for generation “Z”. His passion is to be able to serve the local community with the gifts that God has, leading people to have deep relationship with God.

Nicole Katalinick

Administration & Interim Systems Operations

Nicole is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, having studied the French language and environmental sustainability. Her heart for the church in Europe began as a student studying in Southern France and expanded to missions outreach in Berlin, Germany working primarily with refugee children. Besides using her administrative skills to help support Revive Europe as a nonprofit organization, she has a vision to create programs for students to encounter more depth and vibrancy in their faith by participating in traditional walking pilgrimages across Europe. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin and enjoys building on her nature identification skills, reading through her book list, and investing in her church community.

Sam Couper

Revive Our Hearts Coordinator

Sam’s heart is for making Jesus known amongst the least-reached and catalysing student mission in Europe and beyond. His role as a Field Coordinator involves mobilising students in wholehearted pursuit of Jesus through the preaching of the Word, facilitating in-person and online gatherings, and pioneering new initiatives within the movement.

Cleres Pacheco

Conference Logistics Assistant

Cleres Pacheco is a pastor, missionary, teacher, husband and father. He graduated in Theology from the South American Seminary in Londrina – Brazil. He has a postgraduate degree in Anthropology, Pedagogy, Ethics and Philosophy. He has been serving the Lord for over 20 years in Poland with his wife Jane. He is affiliated with Mission Antioquia and MISPA from Brazil. On a daily basis, he works in a pastoral role at The Rock church in Wroclaw, as well as working as an organizer at the Slot Art Festival in the logistics area.
Cleres enjoys teaching Ethics classes at an Arts school for generation “Z”. His passion is to be able to serve the local community with the gifts that God has, leading people to have deep relationship with God.

Ragnhild K. Steinsland

Revive Communities Coordinator

Kodi Moore

Revive Core Team Member

Tim Cole

Listening prayer leader

Ragnhild is a software developer with a strong passion for Jesus. She lives in Bergen, Norway, and is deeply passionate about creating Jesus-centered communities for groups to wholeheartedly surrender to Him. After a few years of studying math and computer science, she now has a dream to see communities like this grow around Europe.

Kodi is passionate about catalyzing a movement of unity, partnership, and prayer among ministries working with young adults and students; both on a continental scale with Revive Europe and locally in Berlin through Together For Berlin. The call is to prepare hearts and ministries for a move of God in the next generation. Kodi has been working with student ministries like InterVarsity/USA and Studentenmission Deutschland (SMD) since his transformative experience himself as a student in Iowa. Since that time he has been convinced of the strategic role and nature of university ministry. Kodi is a husband and father of two small children, living and learning to love in Berlin, Germany.

Passionate about building the church and investing in spiritual leaders, Tim comes to the Revive movement with 35 years of experience pastoring and sowing the seeds of revival in the nations. As an author, speaker, and spiritual father, Tim carries transformational messages that anchor believers in the Gospel of grace, challenge them to live like Jesus – intimately connected to the Father, and empower them to live supernaturally in the Kingdom of God. Tim and his wife, Dawn, lead Destiny Church in Lexington Kentucky, USA, and have two sons.

Ragnhild K. Steinsland

Revive Communities Coordinator

Ragnhild is a software developer with a strong passion for Jesus. She lives in Bergen, Norway, and is deeply passionate about creating Jesus-centered communities for groups to wholeheartedly surrender to Him. After a few years of studying math and computer science, she now has a dream to see communities like this grow around Europe.

Kodi Moore

Revive Core Team Member

Kodi is passionate about catalyzing a movement of unity, partnership, and prayer among ministries working with young adults and students; both on a continental scale with Revive Europe and locally in Berlin through Together For Berlin. The call is to prepare hearts and ministries for a move of God in the next generation. Kodi has been working with student ministries like InterVarsity/USA and Studentenmission Deutschland (SMD) since his transformative experience himself as a student in Iowa. Since that time he has been convinced of the strategic role and nature of university ministry. Kodi is a husband and father of two small children, living and learning to love in Berlin, Germany.

Tim Cole

Listening prayer leader

Passionate about building the church and investing in spiritual leaders, Tim comes to the Revive movement with 35 years of experience pastoring and sowing the seeds of revival in the nations. As an author, speaker, and spiritual father, Tim carries transformational messages that anchor believers in the Gospel of grace, challenge them to live like Jesus – intimately connected to the Father, and empower them to live supernaturally in the Kingdom of God. Tim and his wife, Dawn, lead Destiny Church in Lexington Kentucky, USA, and have two sons.

Dawn Cole

Listening prayer leader

Dawn Cole

Listening prayer leader

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Committed to seeing the Body of Christ grow up into maturity and demonstrate the Kingdom on earth, Dawn joins the Revive team with 35 years of experience leading teaching, and discipling nations. As an author and speaker, she is passionate about activating believers in hearing God’s voice, challenging them to live out of their divine purpose, and raising up leaders who can shift culture by displaying the Kingdom in every sphere of life. Dawn and her husband, Tim, lead Destiny Church in Lexington Kentucky, USA, and have two sons.

Committed to seeing the Body of Christ grow up into maturity and demonstrate the Kingdom on earth, Dawn joins the Revive team with 35 years of experience leading teaching, and discipling nations. As an author and speaker, she is passionate about activating believers in hearing God’s voice, challenging them to live out of their divine purpose, and raising up leaders who can shift culture by displaying the Kingdom in every sphere of life. Dawn and her husband, Tim, lead Destiny Church in Lexington Kentucky, USA, and have two sons.

Dawn Cole

Listening prayer leader

Committed to seeing the Body of Christ grow up into maturity and demonstrate the Kingdom on earth, Dawn joins the Revive team with 35 years of experience leading teaching, and discipling nations. As an author and speaker, she is passionate about activating believers in hearing God’s voice, challenging them to live out of their divine purpose, and raising up leaders who can shift culture by displaying the Kingdom in every sphere of life. Dawn and her husband, Tim, lead Destiny Church in Lexington Kentucky, USA, and have two sons.

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Meet our Board Members

Dave Patty

Board Chair

Lindsay Olesberg

Board Vice Chair

Zefjan Nikolla

Board Member

Dave Patty is President for Josiah Venture and has been involved in training youth leaders and leading national and international youth movements in Europe for over 30 years. He serves as the president of Josiah Venture. He is also a founding member of Global Youth Initiative, which mobilizes and equips youth ministry trainers in over 60 countries of the world. Dave is an ordained pastor with a BA in theology and a MA in education. He has also done graduate work in leadership development at Harvard University. For the past 27 years he has lived in the Czech Republic, and he spent the 10 years before that in Germany. Dave is married to Connie and has three grown children, Tyler, Caleb, and Claire.
 
Lindsay Olesberg is a Bible teacher and Scripture Engagement leader with a heart for global mission. She has more than 35 years of experience in ministry, serving in numerous leadership and teaching roles with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA and providing Scripture Engagement leadership for Urbana Missions Conferences, the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students and the Lausanne Movement. Lindsay has a Bachelor of Arts in Asian studies from Pomona College and a Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Seminary. She is actively involved in mentoring and training organizational leaders and Bible teachers in Africa and Europe. Lindsay and her husband live in the mountains of New Mexico.
 

Zefjan Nikolla is the General Secretary of BSKSH (IFES Albania) and pastor of Emanuel Evangelical Church in Tirana. He is involved in various national and international evangelistic initiatives ranging from youth ministries to attempts to reach government leaders. He is also the director of the Albanian Leadership Forum. His passions include sports, reading, and above all, seeing his nation turn to Christ. Zefjan is married to Edita and they have two daughters, Greis and Emili.

Dave Patty

Board Chair

Dave Patty is President for Josiah Venture and has been involved in training youth leaders and leading national and international youth movements in Europe for over 30 years. He serves as the president of Josiah Venture. He is also a founding member of Global Youth Initiative, which mobilizes and equips youth ministry trainers in over 60 countries of the world. Dave is an ordained pastor with a BA in theology and a MA in education. He has also done graduate work in leadership development at Harvard University. For the past 27 years he has lived in the Czech Republic, and he spent the 10 years before that in Germany. Dave is married to Connie and has three grown children, Tyler, Caleb, and Claire.
 

Lindsay Olesberg

Board Vice Chair

Lindsay Olesberg is a Bible teacher and Scripture Engagement leader with a heart for global mission. She has more than 35 years of experience in ministry, serving in numerous leadership and teaching roles with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA and providing Scripture Engagement leadership for Urbana Missions Conferences, the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students and the Lausanne Movement. Lindsay has a Bachelor of Arts in Asian studies from Pomona College and a Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Seminary. She is actively involved in mentoring and training organizational leaders and Bible teachers in Africa and Europe. Lindsay and her husband live in the mountains of New Mexico.
 

Zefjan Nikolla

Board Member

Zefjan Nikolla is the General Secretary of BSKSH (IFES Albania) and pastor of Emanuel Evangelical Church in Tirana. He is involved in various national and international evangelistic initiatives ranging from youth ministries to attempts to reach government leaders. He is also the director of the Albanian Leadership Forum. His passions include sports, reading, and above all, seeing his nation turn to Christ. Zefjan is married to Edita and they have two daughters, Greis and Emili.

Robert C. Doll, CFA®

Board Member

Jon Burns

Board Member

Ian Nicholson

Board Member

Bob is Chief Investment Officer at Crossmark Global Investments, bringing over 40 years of investment experience to guide the investment process and serves as large cap US portfolio manager. Bob is a regular guest on multiple media outlets such as Bloomberg TV, Fox Business News, CNBC and Faith & Finance Live Radio. He has served in senior roles at Nuveen, BlackRock, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, and Oppenheimer Funds. Bob serves as choir director at his local church and also serves on a number of boards among which include Christianity Today, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, The Lausanne Movement, Movement.org, and Word of Life Fellowship. Bob and his wife Leslie reside in Princeton, New Jersey and have three children and one grandchild.

Jon’s background is as a pastor and church-planter. He has held key positions in various Christian mission organizations including Director of Evangelism for Youth for Christ and UK Director for More than Gold, in conjunction with the 2012 London Olympics. He is the founder of the ‘Lionsraw’ movement (lionsraw.org), and was recognized for his work with Lionsraw in 2014 as a CNN Hero of the year. In 2015, Jon was honored by her majesty Queen Elizabeth II with a British Empire Medal for his work around the world with children and communities. Jon was commissioned as President and CEO of Greater Europe Mission in January of 2016. Jon is a huge football (soccer) fan, as well as an international preacher and a global mission enabler. He loves to travel, ski, watch sports and spend time with his family and friends.

Throughout the last 50 years Ian Nicholson has been a University student, missionary in Communist Eastern Europe, Retail manager, local Church pastor, missions and Europe Director and chaplain with a professional football club. Ian has been involved in the global 24-7 Prayer from its emergence in 1999 and is deeply passionate about mission, Europe and church unity – particularly with a focus on the unreached, developing new leaders and youth culture. Ian has been involved in starting several successful Christian charities, both locally and globally and having been on many different Boards and is delighted and excited to serve the Revive movement. Ian lives in Guildford, UK and is married to Jackie, a nurse; they have 3 adult children and are loving their growing brood of grandchildren – all the fun with little responsibility!

Robert C. Doll, CFA®

Board Member

Bob is Chief Investment Officer at Crossmark Global Investments, bringing over 40 years of investment experience to guide the investment process and serves as large cap US portfolio manager. Bob is a regular guest on multiple media outlets such as Bloomberg TV, Fox Business News, CNBC and Faith & Finance Live Radio. He has served in senior roles at Nuveen, BlackRock, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, and Oppenheimer Funds. Bob serves as choir director at his local church and also serves on a number of boards among which include Christianity Today, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, The Lausanne Movement, Movement.org, and Word of Life Fellowship. Bob and his wife Leslie reside in Princeton, New Jersey and have three children and one grandchild.

Jon Burns

Board Member

Jon’s background is as a pastor and church-planter. He has held key positions in various Christian mission organizations including Director of Evangelism for Youth for Christ and UK Director for More than Gold, in conjunction with the 2012 London Olympics. He is the founder of the ‘Lionsraw’ movement (lionsraw.org), and was recognized for his work with Lionsraw in 2014 as a CNN Hero of the year. In 2015, Jon was honored by her majesty Queen Elizabeth II with a British Empire Medal for his work around the world with children and communities. Jon was commissioned as President and CEO of Greater Europe Mission in January of 2016. Jon is a huge football (soccer) fan, as well as an international preacher and a global mission enabler. He loves to travel, ski, watch sports and spend time with his family and friends.

Ian Nicholson

Board Member

Throughout the last 50 years Ian Nicholson has been a University student, missionary in Communist Eastern Europe, Retail manager, local Church pastor, missions and Europe Director and chaplain with a professional football club. Ian has been involved in the global 24-7 Prayer from its emergence in 1999 and is deeply passionate about mission, Europe and church unity – particularly with a focus on the unreached, developing new leaders and youth culture. Ian has been involved in starting several successful Christian charities, both locally and globally and having been on many different Boards and is delighted and excited to serve the Revive movement. Ian lives in Guildford, UK and is married to Jackie, a nurse; they have 3 adult children and are loving their growing brood of grandchildren – all the fun with little responsibility!

Andreas Nordli

Board Member

Andreas Nordli is married, has five children and resides at the Grimerud YWAM community north of Oslo. He is the leader of YWAM Norway, however; Romania is his second home nation, where he and his family lived for many years. Andreas initiated The Send Norway, and is on the international leadership team of The Send. His passion is to see a new wave of long-term missionaries reach the unreached and unengaged people groups of the world – as well as the European cities and campuses – with the best news in the history of mankind; the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Andreas Nordli

Board Member

Andreas Nordli is married, has five children and resides at the Grimerud YWAM community north of Oslo. He is the leader of YWAM Norway, however; Romania is his second home nation, where he and his family lived for many years. Andreas initiated The Send Norway, and is on the international leadership team of The Send. His passion is to see a new wave of long-term missionaries reach the unreached and unengaged people groups of the world – as well as the European cities and campuses – with the best news in the history of mankind; the Gospel of Jesus Christ.