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Learn your congregation’s unique personality type!

Which of the five congregational personality types is your church? Apply the Five congregational Personality Types outlined in Michael Beck’s groundbreaking book to your church using this survey.

Now, for the first time in history, you can understand and leverage your congregation’sculture and personality using the groundbreaking 5 Congregational Personality Types™model. Based on proven methods from psychology and ministry archetypes in Scripture, The Five Congregational Personality Types will help you unearth:

  • Which of the five congregational personality types your church is
  • Your congregation’s unique culture and how to nurture your church’s strengths
  • The “shadow side,” or weak point, of your congregation’s personality type – and how you can transform this into a strength
  • Your #1 strategy for growth and clear next steps to take

Using this ancient pathway for congregational renewal in the 21st century by missional innovator, pastor, and church renovator Rev. Dr. Michael Adam Beck, get a basic understanding of your top congregational personality type, as well as areas to focus on for improvement, using this custom built 20-question survey.

Assessment Features:

  • Explore your congregation’s unique culture and how to nurture your church’s strengths
  • Identify your congregation’s unique culture and how to nurture your church’s strengths
  • Pinpoint the “shadow side,” or weak point(s), of your congregation’s personality type – and how you can transform this into a strength
  • Take away your #1 strategy for growth and clear next steps to take

Don’t just take the survey for yourself! Crowd sources your insights. Have everyone in your church take the quiz and measure the true barometer of your congregation’s self-understanding. For multiple assessment of a single congregation, we will collate the results for you and give you a ranking of not only your church’s greatest strength but a relative ranking of the other four types, as well.

Exclusive BETA access Includes:

  • Access to a one-time 5 Types assessment survey
  • Custom email from Invite with results and analysis
  • Video feedback from Michael Beck on strengths and shadow sides of your congregation’s type

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Michael Adam Beck

Michael is currently the Director of the Fresh Expressions House of Studies at United Theological SeminaryDirector of Re-Missioning for Fresh Expressions US, and Cultivator of Fresh Expressions for the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. He serves as the co-pastor of Wildwood UMC and St Marks UMC with his wife Jill, where they direct addiction recovery programs, a jail ministry, a food pantry, an interracial unity movement, and house a faith-based inpatient treatment center. Wildwood and St Marks are traditional congregations AND a network of thirteen fresh expressions that gather in tattoo parlors, dog parks, salons, running tracks, community centers, burrito joints, and digital spaces.

Michael cultivates missional innovators in an individual, regional, statewide, and national capacity. He also teaches as an adjunct professor at several educational institutions. He coaches entrepreneurs across the theological spectrum and has consulted with hundreds of churches, districts, denominations, networks, and dioceses. As a practitioner of missional leadership, he has started and developed businesses and planted missional communities most of his life. Michael has done this for over a decade while pastoring in the local church. His coaching and consulting work are not theoretical only, but experiential. He believes in maintaining a practitioner’s ethos: “I eat my own cooking and share experimental recipes.”

Beck earned a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and a Doctorate in Semiotics and Future Studies at Portland Seminary. He’s the author of seven books, including Deep Roots, Wild Branches: Revitalizing the Church in the Blended EcologyDeep & Wild: Remissioning Your Church from the Outside In, A Field Guide to Methodist Fresh Expressions; and co-author of Contextual Intelligence: Unlocking the Ancient Secret to Mission on the Front Lines with Leonard Sweet, Fresh Expressions in a Digital Age: How the Church Can Prepare for a Post-Pandemic World with Rosario Picardo, as well as The 21st Century Christian: Following Jesus Where Life Happens with Michael Moynagh. His newest book, Painting With Ashes is now available.

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You’ve seen Myers-Briggs, StrengthsFinder, the Enneagram, and the Big Five, but there has never been a personality typing method for churches…until now

Get The Five Congregational Personality Types and get a customized plan to help your church thrive for generations to come.

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