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Pre- and Post-Forum Seminars

Detailed information about the 2020 Forum is not yet available but will be posted in the future. Please review the information from the 2019 Forum for a look at the quality of instructors, teaching, and content that will be available in the 2020 Forum Seminars.

All Forum participants are strongly encouraged to come early to the Forum and participate in the Pre-Forum Seminars, which will occur at the 2019 Forum on Saturday, 18 May from 14.00 to 17.30. Many Pre-Forum Seminars are open to all participants, while others are by invitation only. Please see the charts below for more information. All participants are also encouraged to attend the Post-Forum Seminars, which will occur from 9.00 to 12.30 on Thursday, 23 May.


Special Travel Arrangements

If you are flying into Krakow or Katowice, please plan your travel arrangements to accommodate for the travel time to Wisla. Travel time should be approximately 2 1/2 hours, which means arriving in Krakow or Katowice no later than 10.30 on Saturday, 18 May.

Because we realise that arriving early Saturday morning may not be a possibility for some participants, we have made special arrangements for participants who would like to arrive in Wisla on Friday, 17 May. For an additional pre-payment, we will provide hotel accommodations on Friday night in Wisla.  The cost, including three meals (Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, and Saturday lunch) will be:

  • 30 euros for scholarship participants
  • 70 euros for non-scholarship participants staying in a shared double room
  • 90 euros for non-scholarship participants staying in a  single room.

If you would like hotel accommodations for Friday, 17 May, please email Kevin Saylor at as soon as possible.

Transportation by bus from both the Krakow and Katowice airports to Wisla will be provided during the day on both Friday and Saturday for a fee of 40 eurosYou can sign up for bus transport for Friday, 17 May and Saturday, 18 May using this form.


How to Sign Up

Step 1 – Review the Pre-Forum Seminars and Post-Forum Seminars below.  When you click on a link in the table, it will take you to the summary on the page for that Seminar speaker. You will find the speaker's bio at the top of each linked page. (Note that speakers and summaries can also be found in the registration form, too.)

Step 2 - Once you have decided which Pre-Forum Seminar and Post-Forum Seminar you would like to attend, log back into your registration account using the link below ("Sign up here"), and click OK. Note that you will need the confirmation number you received when you originally registered for the Forum.

Step 3 - Once you have signed back in to your account:

  • Click the yellow Modify button which can be found a little below the middle of the page on the left.
  • Click Next at the bottom right of the page until you reach the Registration Items section of your account.
  • Choose which sessions you'd like to attend.

Sign up here

The deadline for signing up is 17 April.  


2019 Open Pre-Forum Seminars

Saturday, 18 May 14.00 to 17.30



Dave, Connie, Claire, and Tyler Patty

Family on Mission

Bobb Biehl

Personal Development: Growing as a Servant Leader

Dan Zink

Preparing Couples for Marriage: Re-Working the Pre-Marital Counselling Process

Jelena Sivulka and Margunn Serigstad Dahle Women's Pre-Forum Seminar: Preparing Our Hearts and Minds 
Scott Poling

Church Renewal from the Inside Out


2019 Invitation-Only Pre-Forum Seminars

Registration is not open for the invitation-only Pre-Forum Seminars.  For more information about Year-Round Mentoring groups, click here.



Bruce Little

2019-2020 Year-Round Mentoring for Apologetics Leaders

Peter Mead

2019-2020 Year-Round Mentoring for Bible Teachers and Preachers
John Stevens,
Adrian Reynolds,
and Ray Evans

2019-2020 Year-Round Mentoring for Church and Organisational Leaders

David Brown 

2019-2020 Year-Round Mentoring for Church Revitalisation

Jeremy Peckham

2019-2020 Year-Round Mentoring for Entreprenuerial Leaders

Jerry Twombly

2019-2020 Year-Round Mentoring for Organisational Development

Alexander Fink

2019-2020 Year-Round Mentoring for Scientists
Ann Blaser 2019-2020 Year-Round Mentoring for Women in Leadership


2019 Post-Forum Seminars

Thursday, 23 May 9.00 to 12.30



Bobb Biehl Organisational Development:Growing as a Servant Leader
Jay Smith The Truth Behind the Emergence of Islam
Greg Ogden
and Ralph Rittenhouse
Turning Your Church into a Disciple-Making Mission


















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