Sarah Breuel attended Urbana 06 as a student and returned to share her testimony at
Urbana 12. In addition to her work as the Evangelism Training Coordinator with IFES,
she is the Director of Revive, a conference for young adults and college students
seeking revival across 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, Sarah has worked for IFES in four national movements in the last
13 years (Brazil, Canada, Norway, and Italy) and now works in Europe. She has a
Business degree and an MDiv from Regent College. She has recently joined the
Lausanne Movement’s Board of Directors as its youngest member.
Sarah has planted a vibrant church in Rome, Italy, together with her husband,
René—the expositor for Urbana 18.
John runs Muskoka Woods, a summer camp up in Canada. He was originally from
Northern Ireland and has been living in Canada the past 30 years. He is married to Lori
and has 2 children: Kasi, 22, Jake 19.
He doesn’t have a specific Mentoring group but is an active Mentor and Spiritual
John’s main passion is raising up emerging leaders. He runs a Leadership Studio at
Musoka Woods which is a custom designed facility that specializes in creating
leadership development experiences. (Www.theleadershipstudio.ca
He Iives in Toronto with his wife Lori and has 2 children: Kasi, 22, Jake 19.
Carlo Sampan, is the second among the four siblings who grew up as missionaries. He
completed his bachelor's degree in Community Development, and gained a Master's
Degree in Marketing Communications. He received considerable experience in the
corporate world (logistics, marketing and retail) for about a decade, until he was given
the opportunity to be part of a non-government organization.
Carlo currently works as the Partnership Director of Global Filipino Movement
Foundation Inc., a faith-based, non-profit organization that advocates for overseas
Filipino Workers and their families by partnering with Churches and other like-minded
organizations. His role is mainly about creating and sustaining partnerships for the
organization, and engaging with partners who share the same vision, and those who
find value in partnering.
He is also the head of the Volunteers Program of the upcoming 30th Southeast Asian
Games (SEA Games), wherein all 11 countries of the ASEAN will be coming in the
Philippines for the sporting events November 2019.
In his Church, he heads the young adults and teens ministry, as this is in line with what
he believes as his personal purpose in life: to build (or help build) next generation
Carlo commented, “And with LFM's support in the mentoring communities that were
created last year among southeast asian countries, it has been very encouraging and
fulfilling to know that there are other co-workers who have been supporting and
advocating for mentoring communities.”