Leadership Team

God has assembled an amazing group of leaders at our church and they would love to connect with you. 

  • kirk & Karen kirkland | FOUNDING & LEAD Pastor

    Kirk & Karen grew up in Dayton, OH and moved to Cincinnati in December of 2012 to launch Revive. Kirk and Karen love Cincinnati and enjoy raising their four children Kerigan, Kolbie, Kingston, and Klaire in our beautiful city.


  • Joel & Kaitlin Aleman | Campus Worship Leader

    Joel was born in California and spent his childhood as a missionary's kid in Mexico. He is a gifted vocalist & musician and leads the creative arts ministry and weekly worship at our North campus. Kaitlin helps administrate our Kid's City ministry.

  • Sarah Arnold | Campus Worship Leader

    Sarah came to our team by way of Cincinnati Christian University where she is currently a senior majoring in worship ministry. A talented singer, musician, and songwriter Sarah leads worship weekly at our Westside campus.


  • Gordon havens | Campus kids Director

    Gordon is passionate about helping children find their purpose and pursue God. Along with being involved at Revive, Gordon leads a growing nonprofit for under-privileged children in Cincinnati.

  • Angel Sessink | AdminIstrative Assistant

    Angel is our newest team member and leads our office as well as leading our hospitaliy ministry. She and her husband Rit live in Maineville and attend our Northeast Campus. 

  • Nick allen | Campus Director

    Nick was raised in Hillsboro, OH and recently relocated to Cincinnati while attending college. Along with leading volunteers weekly he also directs the collegiate ministry that meets on the campus of CCU.