5 Tips for the Introverted Pastor

Here’s a preview of an article I wrote for introverted pastors at ChurchPastor.com:

It can be hard to be an introverted pastor. Our culture values the strengths of an extroverted personality more than those of an introvert. There is also the reality that we have a people heavy job, and an inclination to enjoy alone time.

Neither of these obstacles, however, makes the introverted pastor less fit for ministry. Introverts have strengths that extroverts may lack, perhaps being able to happily hide out among our books all day to prepare a sermon. Besides our strengths, the weaknesses we bring to the table are not impossible to overcome.

So in order to improve as introverted pastors, what are some strengths to capitalize on? And how do we work around our weaknesses?

Read the rest here.