Look 2020: Unleash Redemptive Leadership for the Nations 

Wilberforce Academy Global Summit 2019 

October 17-20, 2019 (Minneapolis-St Paul area)



The 2019 Wilberforce Academy Global Summit aims to explore what it means for redemptive change agents to become the kinds of leaders who will help others find that the path to Jesus Christ is the path to liberation and human flourishing. “For all creation waits with eager anticipation for the sons of God to be revealed” (Romans 8:19).


  • What are the internal and external challenges to leadership in your society?

  • What traps leaders and what releases them?  

  • How does Jesus’ model of leadership development inform us?

  • What does redemptive leadership look like in different sectors?


Enhancing the capacities, improve the skills, and inspire the vision of Christ-animated redemptive change agents. 

2019 Program Enhancements

  • One full day added to the program

  • Optional sight-seeing on the final day

  • Optional three-hour free training on how to develop a business plan (final day)

  • Modern facility on one level

  • Program participants from schools around the USA and around the world

Topics to be addressed at the summit

  • Leadership and integrity

  • Christian political leadership

  • Extremely low-cost Christian vocational education

  • How to network with government officials and others

  • Marriage and family

  • Teaching financial literacy

  • Business planning

  • Film “Amazing Grace”

  • Others to be added (watch this webpage)


  • Efosa Ojomo (Global Prosperity Lead, Christensen Institute at Harvard Business School)

  • Lisa Chinn (Popular speaker about international student ministry, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship)

  • Kristin Robbins (Minnesota House of Representatives)

  • Rev. Paul Anderson (Lutheran Renewal)

  • Matt Bostrom (Former sheriff, Ramsey County)

  • Kyle Hamilton (Anselm House)

  • Elaine Tymchak (Cultivate International)

  • Dr. Amanda Forbes (Trinity Education Global)

Criteria for Admission

This is an invitation-only program designed to convene Wilberforce Academy Fellows and other program participants from around the world, including those who participate in our expansion program (“Multiplying Redemptive Change Agents”) and those who are considering the call to be redemptive change agents. 

Special partial travel scholarships will be available for qualified participants.  


Grace Evangelical Free Church
755 73rd Ave NE, Fridley, MN 55432

Daily Schedule

We begin with short breakfast around 8:45 am each day (except the 20th). The days end at 5 pm on the 17th, and around 8:30 pm on the 18th and 19th. On the 20th, participants will either be able to participate in an afternoon business training seminar, or a sightseeing tour around and just outside of the Twin Cities. Watch this page for more schedule details.

For More Information

Program assistant Jill Boehrs: jillboehrs.wilberforce@gmail.com   612-720-1375