Thursday, January 21, 2010

Introverts and extroverts in church

David Berresford has started a series on exploring how introverts and extroverts interact in various settings, starting with churches. He has consulted on the topic with many organizations. He is going to move on to a business setting and a school setting after this, but many of you may be most interested in his first post.

"If an extrovert visits a congregation that does not show any interest in them they are unlikely to become involved in any capacity. Interestingly enough, the same congregation that barely greets a visitor is not inviting to an introvert either. Introverts want to know that people care. They just don’t want to be overwhelmed by them.

Read the rest at Introverts and Extroverts in a Church Dynamic