Archive for December, 2011

Introverts in the Church book part 3

December 29th, 2011

As I have mentioned in previous post I am reading Adam S. McHugh’s book Introverts in the Church. You can find my previous posts on it here – introduction, part 1 & part 2. In today’s post I thought I would share a list of things he describes as common attributes of Introverts on page […]

Paul, Timothy & stumbling blocks

December 28th, 2011

We were reading Acts 16:1-5 yesterday. This is the section where Paul and Timothy are preparing to go on Paul’s second missionary journey. An interesting thing in this section is that Paul had Timothy circumcised before they left. In earlier readings we see that Timothy’s mother and grandmother were Jewish converts to Christianity and they […]

Introverts in the Church book part 2

December 27th, 2011

In chapter two of Introverts in the Church it touches on how people find and recharge their energy resources. Extroverts often gain energy by being around people and if they have an issue they talk it through with others. Introverts on the other hand need space and solitude to recharge and work things through internally. […]

Sometimes we need a vision from God

December 20th, 2011

Over the last week or so I have been reading and reflecting on Acts chapters 10 and 11. This is where Peter and Cornelius make contact and the Good News about Jesus is told to Cornelius and his family and friends. The interesting thing about this section is that both people have a heavenly vision. […]

Introverts in the Church book part 1

December 14th, 2011

We received our copies of Introverts in the Church today. My wife and I both opened our copies straight away and began reading! In the introduction section it talks about introverts and extroverts as Pastors and leaders. It talks about extrovert leaders being charismatic and magnetic, energised by the conversation and social interaction with the […]