What Locals Have to Say About the Summit

“We invite our entire management team to attend the GLS.  The speakers are fantastic, that atmosphere is perfect, and we always come away energized—and with a new commitment to pursuing excellence.  (We typically come away with a bag full of great books too!)” – Carl Peterson | President CCA, Peterson Farms Seed

“I’ve been going to the Global Leadership Summit for 10 years now. The reason I keep going is because God always meets me there with fresh insight for his specific plans for me and the church where I lead. It helps me get better as a leader–and I need that help!” – Glen Stevens | Senior Pastor, Salem Evangelical Free Church

“Best leadership conference on the planet. Will challenge you to be the leader God wants you to be. Will encourage you to be the leader those you lead knew you to be. Just come and see…you’ll go away INSPIRED.”– Chuck Olmstead | Senior Pastor, Hope Lutheran

“The experience was invaluable. I left with key actionable steps which have dramatically improved my team’s focus and impact.” – Pat Traynor | President – Dakota Medical Foundation, Executive Director of Impact Foundation

“The GLS is a time where I can take a healthy break from my careers/life and try to soak in wisdom from the speakers for myself professionally (and personally).  I am such an audio/visual learner (instead of a reader) that the minimal hours I spend there are very beneficial for every aspect of my life.  They always have such a quality line up from many sectors/positions in the workplace that I know I won’t be wasting my time!” – DJ Colter | American Family Insurance Agent

“Each summer, the Global Leadership Summit has become a highlight for me as a leader. I adjust my schedule to make sure I can take it in. If you have never been, go. If you are skeptical, come. You won’t be disappointed. The best leaders in the world are gathered for one purpose- to help equip other leaders to excel in their calling.”– Kirk Militzer | East Campus Pastor, Triumph Lutheran Brethren Church

“The Global Leadership Summit is a catalyst for growth. By applying the sage advice delivered at the summit, individuals and teams increase capacity to influence people for real results.” – Mike Meagher | President, Sagency Talent Solutions

“Every year The Global Leadership Summit deeply motivates me to utilize my God-given gifts and passions to further His kingdom and lead well in my areas of responsibility.” – Kent Hannestad | President, Park Christian School

“Come for the leadership, fellowship and worship. Leave refreshed with a renewed sense of purpose.” – Dennis Seeb | C.P.A. REGISTERED REPRESENTATIVE

“Our leadership team has found great encouragement from the GLS. Each year there are several key take-always that help shape our work. What a blessing that it is so accessible and affordable.” – Jeff Seaver | Lead Pastor at Triumph Lutheran Brethren Church

“Our leadership team at Park Christian School has attended the Global Leadership Summit at Bethel Church as a group for the last four years. It is refreshing and invigorating to hear from the top experts in the field of leadership.  Where else would you get to hear this caliber of speakers, for such a reasonable price, in a local, comfortable, accommodating place, in a two day session? We have found it to be a great launching pad for our upcoming school year and value the time together under excellent teaching.”  Teresa Nickel | Director of Admissions and Marketing, Park Christian School

“Inspires me every year with “purpose and passion” towards leading and inspiring others I impact. Refreshes me to step out in the darkness each year, clinging to my faith with a passion towards making a difference for the positive in the lives of those I lead.” – Paul R. Leverington | Custom Marketing Company, LLC.

“Every leader needs to pull away and refocus – the Summit is the best environment with the best speakers for your commitment to lead well.” – Keith Becker | Executive Pastor, Hope Covenant Church