All in Personality Disorders

Pastoring difficult personalities in Christian ministry 

Albert Bernstein calls them ‘Emotional Vampires’

How do I (as a senior pastor) express the love of Jesus to those with different personality disorders: the narcissist, histrionic, paranoid personality disorder, OCD (both types), psychopaths, or the person with borderline personality disorder? 

There are people in every church who consume much more than their fair share of everyone's time and energy, particularly the senior ministers time. 

Jenni Woodhouse is a former chaplain to the Professional Standards Department of the Sydney Anglican Church and now is a chaplain to missionaries with the Church Missionary Society.