Every Monday night young adults across the Seattle area gather at Northwest University for a night of prayer, worship, teaching, and spiritual formation called Pursuit. In past years Northwest has hosted an annual Pursuit Conference as a free, three-day experience, showing how God has already pursued us, inspiring and empowering us to pursue Him in response.
REVIVE is a one-night gathering where young adults come together to hear from, encounter, and respond to God. REVIVE happens all throughout the year and will feature speakers, pastors, and worship leaders from around the country.
*Note: REVIVE is open to all and completely free.
Northwest University - Butterfield Chapel
Select Mondays - 8:00pm
Manny Arango is a preacher, Bible nerd, and storyteller. He’s passionate about fighting for people who have lost their voice and lost their way.
For the past 2 years, Manny has served as a Teaching Pastor at World Overcomers Christian Church - a multi-cultural megachurch in Durham, NC. Before that, he served as the Youth Pastor at World Overcomers from 2014-2019.
Each year Manny speaks at more than 50 churches and conferences across the globe. He deeply values Biblical literacy and recently founded a training platform for people who want to understand the Bible for themselves.
He graduated from Southeastern University with his Master’s degree and is currently in a doctoral program at Northern Seminary. Manny has been married to his loving wife Tia since 2014 and after several years of struggling with infertility, they had their first child in July of 2021.
Tyler Sollie is the lead pastor of Life Center, a multisite church in Tacoma, WA. His passion is to help people KNOW JESUS and MAKE HIM KNOWN.
Tyler was born and raised in Tacoma. After completing degrees in Youth Ministry and Biblical Studies at Northwest University, he and Amber served as youth pastors at Eastridge Church in Issaquah, WA, Executive Pastor at Stone Church located in Yakima, WA and as the Network Youth Directors for the Northwest Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God.
Tyler and his wife, Amber, have 3 children and have also been involved with foster care. He loves good coffee, cycling, skiing with his family, running and writing. Tyler blogs at www.tylersollie.com.
Andy Estrella is the Director at Missouri State Chi Alpha Campus Ministry. Andy also serves as Chi Alpha Director for the Southern Missouri District. Andy graduated
from Central Bible College where he received a Bachelors degree in Biblical Studies. He has now been serving in Chi Alpha for the last 14 years. Andy believes in discipleship and has created a missions giving
culture within the MSU Chi Alpha group. Andy is married and has 3 amazing daughters. When not spending time on campus he can be found playing
disc golf and exercising his “spiritual” gift of hanging out.
Alex Seeley is a passionate communicator and teacher of the Word. Possessing a unique ability to reveal how the Word of God is applicable to our everyday lives, Alex shares openly about how the power of God has proven real in her own life.
Born and raised in Australia, Alex served as one of the Executive Pastors of Planetshakers Ministries for 17 years. In 2012, Alex, along with her husband and two children, moved to Nashville TN where they began ministering to local musicians and artists in their home. Within 12 months, their basement was packed to capacity every Tuesday night with people hungering for an encounter with God. It was out of these nights that their church The Belonging Co was birthed in February 2014.
Darren Rouanzoin lives in Long Beach, California, with his wife Alex and their two boys Ezra and Amos. Darren is the founding pastor of Garden Church, a community in the heart of one of the most diverse cities in the US. He is passionate about leading people to know and experience the extravagant generosity of God and the abundant life Jesus brings here and now.
Nathan Finochio is a teaching pastor at Hillsong New York City. In addition to teaching, preaching, and writing, Nathan is a worship leader and songwriter for the band The Royal Royal. Finochio lives in New York with his wife, Jasmine.
Jon is a 1998 graduate of Northwest University where he studied Secondary Education and played one year of basketball where he cheered loudly from his spot on the bench. He taught and administrated for 5 years at Cedar Park Christian School before working for the past 17 years helping lead Churchome College. Along with his wife Rose, Jon loves to serve college students and see them come alive to the reality of Jesus unconditional love for them. Jon's twin boys just turned 9 and he loves to coach them in basketball and watch them play a lot of tennis.
Mosaic MSC is the worship of Mosaic, a church founded in the heart of Los Angeles, CA. Mosaic MSC is the ethos of Mosaic’s tribe and culture, and their music carries the sound of their church across the world.
Mosaic Lead Pastor Erwin McManus explains, “Everything we do is about connecting people to Jesus. We know that worship opens the hearts of those who have closed their hearts to God… Worship causes our hearts to burn brighter and our love for God to grow deeper.”
In 2016, Mosaic MSC released their label debut Glory and Wonder, which opened at No. 2 on the iTunes Christian & Gospel chart. The band has a consistent Spotify streaming audience of 4+ million listeners and joined Chris Tomlin on his Worship Night in America Tour in spring of 2017 before releasing their EP Unknown in the fall. In spring of 2018, Mosaic MSC was a part of the Outcry Tour across the US. The band can be found leading worship at Mosaic and playing at conferences around the world throughout 2018.
Banning Liebscher is the founding pastor of Jesus Culture, a ministry of worship, events, and leadership development. In 2014, Banning and his wife SeaJay, their family, and the Jesus Culture team planted Jesus Culture Sacramento, a church committed to seeing believers encounter God, be empowered as world changers, and engage their city as leaders. Banning is the author of three books, the latest one being, Rooted: the Hidden Places Where God Develops You. Banning and his wife have three children.
Christina Gilbreath grew up in Vancouver, Washington, where she developed a passion for ministry and music serving at her family's church. Christina graduated in 2008 from Northwest University with a degree in Worship Ministry. She and her husband Ryan now pastor at Puyallup Foursquare Church.
Kramer Rasmussen, a Northwest University alum, is the Youth Pastor of Churchome in Kirkland, Washington. Churchome is a thriving church, noted for its cultural relevance, biblical integrity, faith and love for Jesus. Kramer and his wife, Kylie, have been a part of YouthCulture, Churchome’s Youth Ministry, since 2012 when it began. His animated and passionate speaking style encourage students to encounter God in new way each week.
Sean Smith has been involved in university outreaches, overseas missions, conferences, and Bible schools for the last thirty years of his life in ministry. He has acted as a forerunner in equipping the body of Christ for prophetic evangelism. Sean has witnessed thousands of healings and salvations throughout his discipleship with Jesus. His heart burns to see an outpouring of the Spirit transform America. When he is not ministering throughout the world, he and his wife Christa reside in San Ramon, CA.
Alberto Bello is a dynamic, up and coming preacher. He has spent years of his life working in the fashion industry and planting churches. Now, he and his wife, Ashley, pastor at New Season Christian Worship Center in Sacramento, California where they also work for the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
John Mark Comer
John Mark Comer is the pastor for teaching and vision at Bridgetown Church, right in the center of Portland, OR. Bridgetown is a part of a family of churches spread across the greater Portland area that operate according to the saying, "In Portland as it is in heaven." He is the author of several books: My Name is Hope, Loveology, and Garden City. John Mark got his Master’s Degree in Biblical and Theological Studies from Western Seminary. His life's ambition is to learn Jesus' teachings, become more like him, and carry on his work in the world. John lives in Portland with his wife Tammy and their three kids: Jude, Moses, and Sunday.
Tyler and Amber Sollie are the lead pastors of Life Center Rainier in Tacoma, WA. Tyler completed a degree in Youth Ministry and Biblical Studies at Northwest University, after which he and Amber served as youth pastors at Eastridge Church in Issaquah, Executive Pastor at Stone Church in Yakima, and Network Youth Directors for the Northwest Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God. Tyler’s life passion is to help people know Jesus and make Him known.
Tyler and Amber have three kids: Judah, Justus and Faith.