About Us

God often calls ordinary people who love Him to do His work on earth. The Revive Our Hearts team consists of such a group of women who devote their time and talents on a voluntary basis to spread the message of personal revival and biblical womanhood.

Committee Members

Retha de Villiers


Retha has been happily married since 1985, serving as a homemaker and mother of three children. She is passionate about leading women to spiritual maturity and a holy lifestyle. She has led women’s Bible study since 1990 and served as a spiritual leader at women’s events. At True Woman ’14, she sensed the Lord calling her to be a Revive Our Hearts Ambassador. Her dream is to reach all South African women from different cultures and backgrounds with the message of biblical womanhood.

Marinda Prinsloo


Marinda has been married to Deon since 1992. She is a qualified social worker and teacher. At the birth of their first child she decided to become a full-time mom to her two, now adult daughters. She has a passion for the truth of the Word of God and to reach the young women of South Africa with the message of biblical womanhood.

Marisa Badenhorst


Marisa, a former teacher, sensed a call for full-time ministry in 2008. She felt she had to step out in faith and consequently worked with two mission organizations. She has been involved in woman’s ministry for many years in various capacities. After attending True Woman ’14 Conference in Indianapolis, USA, the Lord led her to become part of Revive Our Hearts South Africa. She has a heart for women struggling with the worldly picture of womanhood and the lies women believe, and therefore feels passionate to spread the biblical truth of true womanhood. Marisa is married to Willem, a pastor and she believes she is called to support him in ministry and to raise their three children in a godly way.

Carin le Roux


Carin is a former radiographer, and during her eleven-year career she has learnt compassion, and how to love and care for people of all races, ages, cultures and backgrounds. She was introduced to Revive Our Hearts by her Bible study group. As a Christian she believes that all women should learn about their godly purpose and grow in it. So many women are living in bondage and are believing lies, and she wants to introduce them to the Truth so that they can be set free! She believes in the message to help women grow in freedom, fullness, and fruitfulness in Christ. She is married to John and is a full-time mom to their three young children.

Leanie de Korte


Leanie was introduced to Revive Our Hearts by Retha de Villiers and attended the True Woman conference in 2014. She feels strongly that biblical truths about womanhood should be conveyed to the younger generation. She is passionate about praying for the youth and has been involved in prayer groups for many years. She currently is responsible for the prayer support of Revive Our Hearts South Africa. Leanie is married to Jacques and they have two young adult children.

Corné Loots


Corné has been in full-time ministry since 2000. Her passion is to reach out to women and equip them to cope with the challenges they face in life by providing comfort and hope. Most of all to show them our Messiah’s love, forgiveness and mercy. Corné is single and an aunt/grandmom to her two sisters’ five children

Jackie Arndt


Jackie is married to Deon and is full-time mom to their three children. She is currently involved in different women’s ministries. Jackie is excited to be part of Revive Our Hearts South Africa, as it brings a covering of biblical womanhood relevant to all woman ministries. She is passionate about her family and seeing women transformed from brokenness to fullness, through the truth of the Word and the freedom of Christ.

Mercia van der Merwe


Mercia believes that attending her first True Woman ’14 conference in Indianapolis was no coincidence. She truly believes that God called her to be there and to become involved in establishing Revive Our Hearts South Africa. As a devoted wife and mother of three children, she serves with passion and love. Mercia believes that she has a responsibility to leave a legacy of faith, by discipling women in the Word and ways of God, and modeling a life of fruitful womanhood for the next generation.

Gerda Marais


Prayer plays a major role in the life of Gerda Marais. Prayer is what sets her free. She is blessed to be joining the vibrant Revive Our Hearts team in Pretoria, South Africa. She shares their passion to spread God’s Word to women across South Africa, to introduce them to the Truth that will set them free and to know, obey and love their Heavenly Father.