Our Leaders

Renew Church’s Leaders are normal people who have obeyed God’s Call to ministry and count it an absolute privilege to serve God and people fulltime. They dare to believe that God is still in the business of using ordinary people to do extraordinary things.

Ravulolo and Makelesi Tuibukulau

National Overseers of Renew Church Fiji

Ravulolo and Makelesi have been serving as National Overseers for the Fiji ministry since 1996 under the banner of Christian Renewal Fellowship Fiji. They have a deep passion to serve the Lord in building a multiracial community of believers to impact communities and to be a beacon of light in the dark.

They major in their Pastoral and Teaching gifts and love to empower other believers to be people of influence within their spheres of life. They are also influential in building Networks of church leaders around the major cities as they have a strong desire to see the Body of Christ come together in kingdom building.

Ravulolo and Makelesi are also key leaders of ‘Marriage Ministry International’ in Fiji, and they love to build and empower married couples to become an oasis of peace and a lighthouse within their communities. They have been happily married for over 31 years and have two sons and two daughters.

Symon and Kristy Drake

Lead Pastors of Renew Church NZ
Global Leadership Team

Symon and Kristy have been on staff at Renew Church since 1998.  They became the senior leaders in 2012.

They are wholehearted in their commitment to lead a multi-generational, multi-ethnic church which takes seriously Jesus’ words of being salt and light in their community and beyond.

They are desperately passionate about encouraging and equipping people of all ages to reach their full potential in God, and communicating the truths of His word in ways that are easy to understand, relevant and applicable to people’s everyday lives.

They have four kids and four cats.

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