Shealan is conducting a series of interviews with John to explore the importance of understanding yourself and some of the mental and emotional health issues we face in greater detail. Many people have found these recordings particularly helpful in exploring the principles behind understanding themselves and their temperaments. It will be worth visiting this page regularly as further interviews are being recorded.
HCC Podcast 1: Introduction to understanding
In his first interview with Shealan John outlines the background to the Understanding Yourself resources and explains why it's important to understand ourselves and our temperaments. He gives a brief explanation of the temperaments - for further information on temperaments click here.
Click here to download the podcast 'Introduction to understanding'.
Click here for information on understanding yourself and the reasons why it is so important.
HCC Podcast 2: Understanding identity
In this episode John and Shealan discuss the dynamic between the introvert and extrovert temperaments and how to live in the depth of the introvert. John explains the foundations of identity - security, self-worth and significance - and the role God's family can play in laying these foundations when they were missing in our early years.
Click here to download the podcast 'Understanding identity'.
Click here to visit our 'Understanding identity' page.
HCC Podcast 3: Understanding the introvert temperaments
In the third podcast John outlines the traits of the two introvert temperaments - the Melancholic and Phlegmatic - and gives a brief explanation of the 'Double introvert' temperament combination.
Click here to download the podcast ' Understanding the introvert temperaments'.
In their latest podcast Shealan asks John what church is supposed to look like. John explains that relationships and the ability to connect with vulnerability and strength at introvert level should lie at the heart of church. They explore together what this looks like in practice - a lively discussion that's well worth listening to!
Click here to download the podcast 'What is church?'
For further reading and details of our Bible studies on 'The foundational principles of church' visit our 'What is church?' page.