Jim Tegelhutter has a passion to see a genuine, authentic move of God. Not some man-made “emotion-fest,” but a legitimate outpouring of the Holy Spirit where men’s hearts are truly changed. Early in his ministry “tour of duty,” a mentor started him reading faith generals of old like Charles Spurgeon, Charles Finney, Leonard Ravenhill, Robert Murray M’Cheyne, Smith Wigglesworth, John Wesley, Duncan Campbell… to name a few. This caused a deep longing in Jim to truly see the God of the Bible for as He really is and since then, he has been on a relentless pursuit of real revival, serving here in the states and preaching in Guatemala, Ecuador, Africa and England. Having been in full time ministry since 1986 contending for a generation as he worked with crisis teenagers, Jim now serves as the Lead Pastor of Revive. Jim and his wife Monique (along with their daughter Abbey) moved from Minnesota to call central Florida their home as of July of 2012. Jim has a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN and is currently finishing his PhD at Southeastern University.
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Ilse has traveled the world on missions and ministry, teaching creative worship. Ilse is passionate about teaching the Church to embrace their gifts and talents and use them in their worship. Through the worship intensives, kids worship breakouts, and now her book, A Living Canvas; God's unfinished Masterpiece, she is teaching Christians to enter into the throne room of God and worship Him face to face. True God-worship is where heaven meets earth. It's there, in the presence of Father God, we find identity, protection and provision, and we are transformed into God's masterpiece. Ilse believes it's God's heart, and therefore her heart too. God is restoring the arts back to the Church. The arts provide powerful tools and a way that we can connect our hearts to the heart of our Creator in our creative expression of worship. Ilse and her husband Mike have two daughters and are excited to see what the Lord will do at Revive!
J O H N & H E I D I S C H U L T Z
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John and Heidi Schultz were married in Berlin Germany on October 3, 1989, one month before the Berlin Wall came down. Exactly one year later in 1990, East and West Germany also became one on October 3rd. Jesus reconciled John and Heidi to Himself in June of 1992. They have been in various ministries for Christ for the past 27 years, often serving in startup churches through their early growth. They teach and minister God's word in unique ways. They have lived in Berlin Germany, the Washington DC area, Clermont Florida, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania where Jesus told them not to lay down roots after arriving there in 2013, and He returned them to Central Florida and Revive Church in 2017. They also have a house near the IHOP 24/7 worship center in Kansas City, Missouri where their daughter Jarah now ministers. Between the two of them, they speak seven foreign languages with varying fluency. They are passionate about raising awareness of the depth of God's love, by teaching and living the hidden treasure found in the God's word.
Revive is privileged to have a uniquely gifted and highly qualified team of people who work with the kid's program here at the church! Every week the children's church and preschool will experience a dynamic presentation of the gospel and corresponding activities that will speak to their age level in a powerful way. Each member of the children's ministry team share a love for the kids and a desire to see them authentically grow in their faith... so much love and so much fun, you never know what to expect!