Author Archive for Tim Dickau

Recovering a theology of community

Forming any sort of abiding face to face community is becoming rarer in our culture. Robert Putnam’s classic study Bowling Alone charts the accelerating demise of participation in community groups and associations from the years 1960 – 2000.[1] There are multiple factors… Read more →

Hopeful Realism in Urban Ministry

Pastor Tim Dickau of Grandview Calvary Baptist Church wrote this Foreword for his long-time friend and colleague Barry Morris. Hopeful Realism in Urban Ministry was published by Wipf and Stock in 2016.  Urban ministry, especially when it is going ‘well,’… Read more →