Psychological type profile of Canadian Baptist youth leaders : implications for Christian education

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Francis, Leslie J. ; Fawcett, B. ; Linkletter, J. ; Robbins, Mandy ; Stairs, D. (2016)

A recent study of the psychological type profile of Christian youth workers in the UK drew attention to differences between the profiles of youth workers and clergy, and highlighted distinctive strengths and weaknesses that may be experienced by youth workers in Christian ministry. The present study, employing the Francis Psychological Type Scales among Canadian Baptist youth leaders (150 men, 186 women), cautions against generalizing on the basis of findings from the UK study. Among the Canadian Baptist youth leaders, compared with the UK Christian youth workers, there were higher proportions of introverts, sensing types, thinking types and judging types.\ud
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