The Dallas Willard Chair for Christian Spiritual Formation at Friends University

Friends University is proud to announce the Dallas Willard Chair in Christian Spiritual Formation

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, is excited to announce this new chair that will provide excellence and continuity in the education and training of Christian Spiritual Formation. The endowed chair is named in recognition of the significant role Dallas Willard and his teachings played in the development of the Apprentice Institute and the Christian Spiritual Formation programs at Friends University.

The first person named to hold the Willard Chair is Dr. James Bryan Smith, nationally recognized author and speaker, Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation at Friends University and Executive Director of the Apprentice Institute.