Gary W. Moon

Gary W. Moon, M.Div., PhD, is the Executive Director of the Martin Institute for Christianity and Culture and the Dallas Willard Center for Christian Spiritual Formation at Westmont College. He also served as the founding director of the Renovaré International Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation and as a founding editor of Conversations Journal. His research interests include the theoretical and practical integration of psychology and theology. He has published and presented over 300 professional and popular papers, and has written, edited or contributed chapters to more than 20 books.


Southern California



Gary has worked with Dallas in a variety of capacities since 1989, including projects such as the creation and direction of conferences, development of the Conversations Journal, video production and small group formation resources, the establishment of the Renovaré Institute and the founding of the Martin Institute and Dallas Willard Center.  Gary’s efforts have brought us the LifeSprings Curriculum for Christlikeness series, DVD curricula for The Divine Conspiracy and Hearing God, _Living in Christ’s Presence _(book and DVD), and he curated Eternal Living: Reflections on Dallas Willard’s Teaching on Faith and Formation after Dallas’s death. Gary is currently working with the Willard family on the biography of Dallas’s life.


Christian spiritual formation as relevant to: 1) a way of living; 2) the practice of psychotherapy, counseling and spiritual direction; and 3) burnout prevention.

MEDIA SAMPLES is co-sponsored by the family of Dallas Willard, Dallas Willard Ministries, and FiveStone.