Personality types and the church

church.jpgIs there a particular personality type that is drawn to attending church? Are there others who will never feel comfortable being part of a traditional church service?

My regular Wednesday morning guest on 98.5 Sonshine FM is Ross Clifford who is the Principal of Morling College in New South Wales and current President of the Baptist Union of Australia. Each week we chat about a range of issues relating to spirituality and belief.

Today we discussed research that shows those who attend mainstream evangelical churches are people who are analytical and reasoned in their thinking whereas many of those who are on a spiritual search are more reliant on intuition and feelings based.

Both personality types are required in the wider church but how do we connect people from both camps?

If you’d like to hear what Ross has to say on the topic just click the play button on the audio player at the bottom of this post.

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Rodney Olsen

Rodney is a husband, father, cyclist, blogger and podcaster from Perth Western Australia.

He previously worked in radio for about 25 years but these days he spends his time at Compassion Australia, working towards releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name.

The views he expresses here are his own.

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