Revive our hearts,
revive our universities,
Through Scripture-saturated sessions focussed on the book of Acts, we will be asking God to: revive our hearts, revive our universities, revive Europe.
The program will also feature extensive times of worship, authentic testimonies, challenging talks, and practical seminars.
Our program will begin on the evening of Friday 27 December 2019, and end with a new year’s celebration on the evening of Tuesday 31 December 2019. Please plan your departure for the morning of Wednesday 1 January 2020.
Lindsay, through his interest in students and evangelism, has been involved in student work for over 40 years, serving throughout Europe as European Secretary with IFES, and then travelling the world as he served for 16 years as IFES General Secretary.
Lindsay’s book, Shining Like Stars: the power of the gospel in the world’s universities, came out of this experience and includes many exciting stories of God at work in and through the lives of students and IFES staff across the world.
His passion is to see evangelists in each European country, reaching their own people in their own context, and he currently heads up the FEUER network (Fellowship of Evangelists in the Universities of Europe) which has been set up to achieve that.
He also served for eight years as International Director with the Lausanne Movement, an organisation set up in the late 1970s by Billy Graham and John Stott to spearhead world-wide evangelism.
Becky Pippert is author of 11 books, an evangelist and international speaker. Her first book, Out of the Saltshaker and into the World, remains the definitive guide to personal evangelism. Christianity Today named Out of the Salt Shaker as one of the 50 books that has most influenced modern Christian thought.
In demand internationally, Becky and her husband Dick recently spent seven years based in the UK and ministered throughout Europe. Today they continue their worldwide ministry on all six continents. They are parents of four adult children and Grandparents to four.
Andreas Boppart (Boppi)
Boppi is the leader of Campus für Christus Switzerland and Austria, part of Agape Europe, and is a popular speaker. He is the author of books like Unfinished and Newlandic and is a champion of authentic, vibrant faith. Together with his wife and their four daughters they live together with another family to share their faith practically within their village.
Rev Dr John Teter is the founding and senior pastor of Fountain of Life Covenant Church, a multi-ethnic and multi-class church in West Long Beach, California.
John has written three books, Get the Word Out, Jesus & the Hip Hop Prophets (coauthored with Alex Gee), and The Power of the 72.
John and his wife, Becky, have been blessed with three wonderful children. In his spare time, John enjoys tennis, good film and television, and being a very small part of the Los Angeles Lakers Band.
Anne is Assistant Professor at the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, and has long been working to integrate her faith and her passion for social justice.
Born in Cairo, Egypt, Anne was selected by the government at age 16 to attend an international school in Canada dedicated to peace and international understanding. Ever since, she has been cultivating a global perspective on life and faith, having served churches and church-related institutions in the US and Canada for 13 years. In September 2011, nine months after the Arab Spring, Anne returned to Egypt with her family, where she has spent the last five years teaching.
Anne has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from Calvin College, a master’s in social psychology from the American University in Cairo, and an MDiv from Calvin Theological Seminary. She is currently pursuing a PhD in preaching from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Christian is the General Secretary of the IFES movement in Austria (ÖSM). Before working as a high school teacher (Biology and Spanish), Christian worked in forestry and as a ski instructor, and studied Theology in Vienna . Together with his wife Salomé (from Spain) and their three children, Christian lives in Salzburg, in the heart of the Alps. He loves working with students and has a heart for global mission.
Sarah serves as Revive Program Director and is the Evangelism Training Coordinator for IFES Europe.
Included in Christianity Today’s “33 Under 33” Christian leaders to watch, she also served as Chair of the Lausanne Younger Leaders Gathering 2016.
Originally from Brazil and currently living in Rome, Sarah has worked for IFES in four national movements in the last 13 years (Brazil, Canada, Norway and Italy) and now works in the European region. She has a Business degree and an MDiv from Regent College. She has recently joined the Lausanne Board of Directors as its youngest member.
Sarah is married to René (the Bible expositor for Urbana 18). They are parents to two boys - Pietro and Matteo - and have planted a vibrant church in Rome.
Stefan is the director for Apologia – Centre for Christian Apologetics. He has been involved in IFES student ministry for more than thirty years and travels widely with apologetic teaching and is often involved in university evangelism and public debates. He was the founding General Secretary for the Swedish Evangelical Alliance and led the movement for 16 years. Stefan is the author of several books on Christian apologetics and is a member of the European Leadership Forum Steering Committee. He and his wife Ingrid make their home in Stockholm and they have three grown children.
Nay is married to Jon and they have two young girls. Together they wrote Uncover Mark and were part of the team that created and launched it, having also previously served on the teams that created Uncover Luke and Uncover John.
Nay has been a staff worker and team leader with UCCF Great Britain and now co-ordinates their Science Leadership Network, helping students think Christianly about science and engage confidently in the public sphere.
Julia is a speaker and apologist at the Zacharias Institute for Science, Faith and Culture, based in Cologne, Germany. She speaks in universities and at events across Germany and Europe on faith and apologetics, addressing societal and existential questions from a Christian perspective. Before joining the Zacharias Institute, Julia was a regional coordinator with SMD Germany. She also spent a year in England as an associate with MOET, speaking at university missions in the UK and Europe. Julia studied theology at Johanneum in Wuppertal, Germany, and at King's College London.
Michael is an evangelist based in the UK. He works predominantly with students, speaking at mission weeks and training in evangelism. He is particularly involved in helping pioneer missions in new contexts across Europe and Eurasia.
Michael is on the extended regional team of IFES Europe and a key part of the Fellowship of Evangelists in the Universities of Europe (FEUER). He is an active part of his local church (Lansdowne Church) where he is regularly involved in preaching and evangelism.
Michael is also the author of the three evangelistic books, the first of which - What kind of God? - has been translated into a number of different languages. When not preaching he loves to cycle, paddle-board, camp, or generally do anything that involves being outdoors.
Andy directs RZIM Spain. He studied Theology at Schloss Mittersill (Austria) and Apologetics at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, earning his MTh in Old Testament Theology through UNISA.
Andy has previously worked as a staff worker for the IFES movement in Spain (GBU), speaking on faith and apologetics in many different contexts across the country. He started Proclama in 2013, a joint initiative between RZIM and GBU to raise a generation able to communicate the Christian message in the public arena, specifically in the Spanish academic context.