Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program; Associate Professor of Pastoral Leadership and Ministry
Dr. Tim Dolan joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 2013 and serves as director of the Doctor of Ministry program and associate professor of pastoral leadership and ministry.
Dr. Dolan earned a PhD in leadership studies from Gonzaga University, a DMin from Fuller Seminary, an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Seminary, and a BA in education from Western Washington University. Before joining the faculty of Denver Seminary, he spent fifteen years as the director of the Institute for Clergy and Lay Leadership Development at Whitworth University. For six of those years he also directed Whitworth’s Master of Arts in Theology program. Prior to that, he spent seventeen years as an associate and senior pastor in two congregations in Washington State.
He has written an article on how churches can be more inviting and welcoming to newcomers for Congregations magazine. In addition, he wrote a chapter on the use of clergy peer groups for continuing education in the book, A Lifelong Call to Learn: Continuing Education for Religious Leaders. He recently contributed two chapters on calling and vocation and staying healthy in ministry for Foundations for Christian Leadership: Theology, Theory, and Practice.