Conferences listed here are offered by Dr. Willard’s students and ministry partners. We highly recommend all the conferences below, as well as their host organizations.

The Fellowship and Study Groups listed are organized by churches and small groups who are growing together in Christlikeness through the study of material Dallas and his fellow pilgrims have developed. To add your group, please send information about your meetings to, including the dates, time and location.

Your Everyday Life… Reimagined

Christian Spiritual Formation is the ongoing process in which we are shaped and formed into the person God created and intended us to be (Gal. 4:19). This annual "All Shall Be Well" conference brings together speakers and authors in the field of spiritual formation with the goal of...

Date: February 9, 2019

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Through the Window to the Garden: C.S. Lewis & the Recovery of Virtue

75 years ago, C.S. Lewis delivered three lectures to Kings College, Newcastle. In them, he sounded the alarm about philosophical changes to education and culture in his day and predicted what might happen if “education without virtue” became commonplace. Published as The Abolition of Man, Lewis’ predictions...

Date: February 22-23, 2019

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Listening in an Age of Distraction

At this one-day conference, Renovaré teachers Trevor Hudson and Lacy Borgo will guide us in a day of listening to the gentle whisper of Jesus. We will grow in awareness of the way God speaks in our lives and learn practices to cultivate a listening life and live more...

Date: March 2, 2019

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Meeting God in Scripture

This 8 week online course begins March 4, just in time for Lent. It includes exercises Jan Johnson used in Dallas's Fuller Seminary DMin class as well as comments he made on all the eight passages of Scripture.  Free webinars on Feb 26 & 28th! Why We ...

Date: March 4 - April 26, 2019

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Walking with the Good Shepherd

Drawing on themes from Psalm 23 and informed by Dallas Willard's Life Without Lack, this retreat offers practical teaching sessions, worship, and spiritual direction, along with space to create art, explore nature and rest. Featuring Margaret Campbell and Brian Morykon.

Date: May 3-5, 2019

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The Apprentice Gathering

The Apprentice Gathering is an annual conference for individuals longing to grow in their journey into Christlikeness. This 2.5 day event brings together more than 500 church leaders and laity to join in community to learn and grow as they continue to explore what being a follower of Jesus truly looks like.

Date: September 26-28, 2018

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The Apprentice Experience for Christian Formation

A 20-month certification program for both clergy and laity who earnestly desire to grow in their Christlikeness. Includes four 5-day residential sessions held in Wichita, KS, in November 2019, March & September 2020 and May 2021. The registration deadline to apply for Community 6 is April 15, 2019. 

Date: September 9, 2019 – May 7, 2021

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Renovare Institute for Spiritual Formation

This two-year experience of becoming more like Jesus is a program of intensive study for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something not fully provided by either seminary education or local church life. Includes four 7-day sessions of residential teaching. The registration deadline is February 1, 2019.

Date: August 1, 2019 – July 31, 2021

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Fellowship and Study Group in Santa Cruz, CA

Discipleship meetings using material from Dallas Willard books.

Date: Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Learn More is co-sponsored by the family of Dallas Willard, Dallas Willard Ministries, and FiveStone.