Sermons And Lectures
Dallas partnered with Veritas Forum for many years in their effort to "place the historic Christian faith in dialogue with other beliefs and invite participants from all backgrounds to pursue Truth together."
The Heart of Worship
In conversation with John Ortberg, Dallas explains the purposes of the segments of a worship service using The Lord's Prayer as a guide. Recorded at Menlo Church in Menlo Park, California, November 13, 2005.
Taking Theology and Spiritual Disciplines into the Marketplace
Dallas discusses the interaction of theology and the workplace at the 2011 Talbot Seminary Faculty Retreat. Recorded September 15, 2011, in La Quinta, California.
Spiritual Formation as a Natural Part of Salvation
This is Dallas's presentation at the 2009 Wheaton Theology Conference. His paper was then published in the conference book, Life in the Spirit: Spiritual Formation in Theological Perspective (IVP Academic, 2010), and republished in Renewing the Christian Mind (HarperOne, 2015).
Shaping Our Inner World
Presented at the InterVarsity conference in Chicago at the end of 1998.
Warning: This was recorded on a cassette tape, so the sound quality is a bit muddy, and Dallas spoke longer than the length of the tape which meant that the final minutes of the talk were not recorded.
Progress in the Blessed Life in Christ
In a sermon at his home church, Dallas discussed the process of change that occurs as we grow in the blessedness of life in the Kingdom of God. Recorded at Valley Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Reseda, California, in September 2009.
Planning for Spiritual Formation in the Local Congregation
Presented January 24, 2012, at the Rolling Hills Bible Institute, which is the Tuesday evening discipleship training at Rolling Hills Covenant Church in Palos Verdes, CA. This is a great challenge from Dallas to train our congregations to actually do everything Jesus said through Biblical training that leads us to take on the character of Christ. You can download the MP3 here, or view the video on Vimeo.
Pastoral Leadership in the New Millennium: Leading Through Spiritual Formation
Dallas shared some thoughts about pastoral leadership at a Pastors' Luncheaon at Seattle Pacific University, January 5, 2000.
Moral Knowledge: The Thoughts and Intents of the Heart
Dr. Willard's lecture at the 2010 Psychiatry and Spirituality forum covered key material from his book, The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge, and what that disappearance means for us. Be sure to stay tuned for Part 2, which includes some great Q&A, after Part 1 below
Love Your Neighbor Workshop
Dallas speaks to a group of pastors and leaders in the San Fernando Valley on the topic of loving our neighbor as ourselves. Recorded on February 23, 2012, this was part of the beginnings of The Neighborhood Initiative.
Incarnation and Celebration
Incarnation means “in-flesh-ment.” How can someone be God and man? Understanding the nature of Christ. Reconciliation between God and man. Adoration and worship. Recorded in December 2007 at Dallas's home church, Valley Vineyard Christian Fellowship, in Reseda, California.
How to Save Your Life
In a Westmont College chapel session on September 12, 2011, Dallas addressed the fulness of salvation and the importance of redeeming our time (Eph. 5:16) under the topic of "Spiritual Formation and Theology."
Fathers and Sons
Dallas spoke on the topics of being godly men and how to connect between generations at a Father-Son Banquet for Full Gospel Foursquare Church in Panorama City, California in June, 1990.
Exactly Why the Local Church is the Hope of the World
From the 2006 conference, “True Spirituality: The Life You Were Meant to Live,” held at Christ Community Church in Leawood, KS.