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 Becky@dwillard.org, including the dates, time and location.
Are you tired of hearing that Christians act no different from everyone else? We go to church, and we want to be more like Jesus, but we all seem to be stuck in patterns that keep us from changing. How do we ever get past Romans 7 (“I do not do what I want to do”) and into Romans 8 (“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit”)? LEARN HOW! Meeting only last 30 minutes, with your choice of sessions at 8:00 a.m. or 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
Date: November 16, 2021 – February 15, 2022
How do you hear God’s voice? How can you be sure it is not your subconscious? What role does the Bible play? What if the message is unclear? Dallas Willard writes the key is to focus not so much on your actions and decisions as on building your personal relationship with our Creator. In this 10-week book study you will gain rich spiritual insight into how to develop a conversational relationship with God. Two 30-minute study sessions are available to choose from on Thursdays at 8:00 a.m. or 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
Date: January 6 - March 10, 2022
Dallas often called The Divine Conspiracy his "most widely unread book" because it was challenging for many readers. This 6-week overview will take you through the book the easy way: highlighting the key principles we can learn from Dallas about Jesus' Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7). Doug Webster of Jesus College will be our host for these free 30-minute classes offered on Wednesdays with your choice of sessions at 8:00 a.m. or 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
Date: January 12 - February 16, 2022
How does God changes lives? Join global friends of Jesus & Dallas to discover a way of living that empowers you to experience an abundant life with Jesus in your everyday, ordinary life. Learn how Christlike transformation springs from the practice of grace-based spiritual disciplines. The Spirit of the Disciplines Course will help you become an apprentice of Jesus in thought and action as well as intention. Two 30-minute study sessions are available to choose from on Tuesdays at 8:00 a.m. or 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
Date: March 1 - May 10, 2022
A three-day conference for individuals desiring a deeper relationship with God through learning and engaging in Christian discipleship and formation. Join James Bryan Smith, Tish Harrison Warren, Rich Villodas, Jen Pollock Michel, John Ortberg, Curt Thompson, and many more amazing speakers for a special weekend!
Date: September 22-24, 2022
This is the first of several seminars and retreats we are developing to take "on the road." Greg Jesson and Keith Meyer are ready to help your community of believers understand how to read Dallas's books and use them to become more Christlike. Attendees will have the ...
Date: Schedule at your location
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.
Date: Begins Each Fall Semester, Registration Deadline is February 1