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Marcus grew up in East Germany, in a tiny village somewhere behind the Iron Curtain. That might explain the “underground vibe”. Not the whole “being like the wind”-thing. According to him, he got that one from Jesus. And like Jesus, he sometimes just shows up. For example on a train.
Sara was born and raised in the Middle-East, but lived for the last 30 years in Europe. She works as a trainer and counselor with groups and individuals. She is a strong and sensitive person with a lot of knowledge and experience with intercultural dynamics in society and church.
Hans Euser is married to Caroline. Together they serve ICP The Netherlands as network leaders of 30 different intercultural church plants. Between 2010 and 2017 they planted a community themselves, the International Christian Family of Veenendaal. Now they live in Rotterdam in a neighbourhood were 75% of the inhabitants has a non Dutch background. They started recently an integrated intercultural coffee / clothing / barber shop from which they can serve their neighbourhood.
Theo grew up in the region of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Theo has a great passion for the God of diversity. And ever more for helping people to encounter Jesus and become his follower, in such a way that this fire will spread. So, Theo has made his work out of this passion.
Chad now serves as the CEO and Overseer of the King of Kings Family of Ministries, which is a network of connected congregations and ministries, primarily serving Israel, but also includes a number of communities abroad. It is his passion to plant intercultural churches of Jews and gentiles in Israel an abroad. All the way from King of Kings Jerusalem as a base church.
Different by being myself. That's Marco's motto. As an integrative counselor and change expert, he is especially interested in what happens in and between people. He can talk for hours about themes such as communication, collaboration, self-leadership and interaction. He works as an independent organizational consultant, trainer and coach at various companies.
Roberto originally comes from Brazil. Here he learned many lessons about cell churches that he is sharing over the last years in Europe. With great enthusiasm he spreads the word: if churches work with missional cells, they will attract more seekers and train more believers on the job in community, sharing life, hospitality and discipleship.
René Breuel grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil and is the Founding Pastor of Hopera, a church in Rome, Italy. He has a masters degree from Regent College and from Oxford University and is the author of The Paradox of Happiness. Expertise: intercultural preaching
Born and raised in the UK with a Chinese background, Jessie is a fan of all things intercultural. She studied Music and Ethnomusicology with an interest in second-generation immigrants, intercultural worship and missions. To her, advocating for and embracing diversity is so important in learning how to love others and know God more. Expertise: Intercultural worship, second generation immigrants, passion for intercultural church planting.
Based in his native Northern Ireland, Paul is confused about his national identity – Irish, British, Ulster-Scots, maybe even European, who knows? Marrying a Chinese Malaysian wife made things even worse, and their children are cultural mosaics. But he’s learning from his namesake to say, “For me, to live is Christ”!