Wilberforce Weekend


Wilberforce Weekend is an annual gathering to equip Christians in Christian worldview and cultural renewal.

Together We Will

Explore Stories

Dwell on inspiring examples past and present in which redeemed lives have accomplished God’s purposes.

Explore Theology

Unpack what it means to live a redeemed life.

Envision Life Redeemed

Equip you to consider the next chapter of your own life, in your own time, place, and vocation.

The story of Christianity is about a people whose redeemed lives transform everything around them.

Experience Wilberforce Weekend: Life Redeemed from the comfort of your home. This world-class experience has been captured at our in-person event in Orlando, Florida, professionally edited, re-mastered, and made available to you online. You will be able to watch (and re-watch) sessions at your leisure. Follow along with dynamic onstage discussions as our lineup of speakers explores what it means to live a redeemed life. 

“Wherever Christianity has spread, it has done so in this same way: one person finds hope and passes it on, and communities in turn are eventually changed.”

― Charles W. Colson

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The William Wilberforce Award

Faithful Christians face great difficulty in today’s culture. That’s why the body of Christ ought to recognize, encourage, and emulate those with uncompromising courage and conviction. Chuck Colson established the William Wilberforce Award in 1988 to annually recognize a Christian leader who exemplifies the principles and commitment of William Wilberforce, the great English statesman who waged a forty-year campaign to end the slave trade in Britain and to reform a broken society. We wish to honor Christian leaders who, by their example, encourage all Christians to make a difference in the face of tough societal problems and injustices. That is the purpose of the Wilberforce Award. This year, we will honor the unwavering Christian faith of Barronelle Stutzman and Jack Phillips!

Interested in Wilberforce Weekend but trying to get a feel for the experience?

Watch an event recap from Wilberforce Weekend 2021 in Dallas, TX- and make plans to join us next year!