Longing for Revival

Sarah + Rene Breuel


Sarah has just served as the Director of the Revive Europe and is the Evangelism Training Coordinator for IFES Europe. Included in the “33 under 33” Christianity Today’s list of leaders to watch, Sarah has served as Chair of the Lausanne Younger Leaders Gathering 2016. Originally from Brazil and currently living in Rome, Sarah has worked for IFES in 4 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 a MDiv from Regent College. She has recently joined the Lausanne Board of Directors as its youngest member.

René Breuel grew up in São Paulo, Brazil. In 2012 he, Sarah and a team have started Hopera, a new church in Rome. Hopera is currently planting its second daughter congregation and dreams of movement of the gospel that contributes to the spiritual, cultural and social flourishing of Rome. He is the author of The Paradox of Happiness, has a Master in Creative Writing from Oxford University and a Master of Divinity from Regent College, Vancouver.

Sarah and René are married and have two boys: Pietro and Matteo.