Who We Are

It’s never too late to embrace the call to destiny. Be ignited in your passion and walk out purpose as you learn practical ministry and bring the power of the Kingdom outside the four walls of a classroom — to transform your world.

Founded in 1998 by Dr. C. Peter Wagner, WU reflects a new paradigm for unique training in practical ministry. Unlike traditional seminaries, we focus on equipping “in-service” leaders with a hybrid online and in-person style of teaching and learning, as well as impartation and activation. When you embark on the journey with us, you will have opportunities for hands-on, practical application and Spirit-led ministry.

Our Mission

We are passionate about igniting and training up new generations of revivalists and reformers who will spark a global movement of transformation. (Ephesians 4:11-13, Matthew 28:18-20)

Our Vision

WU is all about seeing the fivefold ministry lived out vibrantly in the body of Christ today. We want to equip leaders who will make history while walking in their divine calling and strengthening the members of the Church, as apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers. (Ephesians 4:11-13)


Our Legacy

In 1998, Dr. C. Peter Wagner was inspired by a prophetic word to create Wagner Leadership Institute (WLI).  In 2010 Dr. Wagner appointed Dr. Che Ahn as the International Chancellor.  In 2017, WLI became Wagner University (WU).  WU focuses on equipping in-service leaders with a revelatory style of teaching and learning, which incorporates impartation, activation, and hands-on practical application in ministry.

With our comprehensive training method, we believe students will not just experience outstanding education, but embark on a transformational journey.