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Psychological type profile of religiously committed male and female Canadian Baptist youth: a study among participants at tidal impact

By Bruce G. Fawcett, Leslie J. Francis and Mandy Robbins


A sample of 479 female and 274 male religiously committed Canadian youth over the age of 11 years completed the Adolescent Form of the Francis Psychological Type Scales (FPTSA) within the context of a weeklong mission and service event sponsored by the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches. The data demonstrated strong preferences for intuition among both males (75%) and females (66%), and strong preferences for feeling among both males (86%) and females (92%). Females demonstrated stronger preferences for judging (61%) compared with males (39%). Both sexes demonstrated similar preferences for extraversion (52% among females and 49% among males). The most frequently occurring type among both males (22%) and females (20%) was ENFP. The implications of these findings are discussed for youth ministry and for potential recruitment into ordained ministry

Topics: BR, BF
Publisher: Association of Youth Ministry Educators
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:2970

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