Paul Sydnor | Europe Regional Leader
Europe Regional Leader and Lille Ministry Leader
Paul began serving refugees and asylum seekers in 1985. As an ordained pastor and a co-founder of the Refugee Highway Partnership (RHP) in Europe, Paul has strengthened church-based ministries among refugees and asylum seekers throughout Europe. He also serves on the Executive Team of the Global Diaspora Network (GDN) of the Lausanne Movement. Over the years, Paul has encouraged and supported refugee leaders from Europe, the Middle East and parts of Africa.
Originally from the USA, Paul and his family live in Lille, France. His wife, Reinhild, is from Germany, and they have three grown kids raised in 3 different countries. Paul has completed the MDiv and MA Counseling (Gordon-Conwell) and recently a Ph.D. at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (OCMS) about the intersection of forced displacement and faith. (From Gravity to Grace: Finding a Redemptive Voice Among Displaced Christians in Europe)