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Linking clergy psychological type profile and church growth in the Diocese of Chester: a pilot study

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Two recent studies (one in England and one in Australia) have linked church growth and church decline with the psychological type profile of church leaders. The present study, conducted within the Diocese of Chester, compares the psychological type profile of two groups of clergy who had served in the same parishes for five years or more: 29 leading declining churches and 19 leading growing churches. The data found a significantly higher preference for perceiving among those leading growing churches, although there were no significant differences in terms of the orientations, the perceiving process, or the judging process.
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Keywords: church decline; church growth; clergy studies; psychological type theory

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Warwick Religions & Education Research Unit, Centre for Education Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK 2: Glyndŵr University, Wales, UK

Publication date: September 2, 2015

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