You have a

Reflective FaithStyle

You believe each person should reinterpret faith for themselves
In respectful discussions you see the different sides of an issue
You see how unfairness towards people ignores values your faith is built on
You strive to be guided by your values in the midst of daily activities
You develop your own guidelines for life and then follow them
You are guided by the principles behind the ‘rules’
You live out of your understanding of relationships
You only learn from leaders whose thinking is close to your own worldview.

Reflective Faith

The answers you gave, helped us identify your faith style. From the combination of your answers, we can tell that your faith is Reflective

Introduction

Reflectives are rational individual believers.
They are always seeking personal understanding and interpretation.

People with a Reflective FaithStyle start to question their own assumptions around the faith tradition they have been brought up in. Not only do they reexamine their own assumptions they also question the authority structures of their faith.

A Reflective FaithStyle can help you gain greater maturity in your faith when you start rejecting some parts of the assumptions of faith that you held without examining them while affirming other parts. In the end, you are starting to take greater ownership of your own faith journey.

At first a Reflective FaithStyle can be a time of angst and struggle. You are taking more and more personal responsibility for your beliefs and feelings. You are busy carrying out in depth exploration of your own values and religious beliefs. 

Because you are taking up responsibility for making explicit choices of your beliefs and lifestyle it opens the way for critically self-aware commitments in relationship and life’s purpose.

When I make a decision, I look at all sides of the issue and come up with the best decision possible.

Each person has a unique FaithStyle, very much like a fingerprint. The Light FaithStyle Assessment you completed only identified that you primarily use Reflective Faith as a starting point for your faith. 

Aspects of a Reflective FaithStyle

Engage:

How you relate to God
You believe each person should reinterpret faith for themselves

Embody:

How you communicate your faith
In respectful discussions you see the different sides of an issue

Care:

You see how unfairness towards people ignores values your faith is built on

You believe the creation story guides us how to be in this world

Centre:

How you relate to life’s purpose
You strive to be guided by your values in the midst of daily activities

Accept:

How you relate to Myself
You develop your own guidelines for life and then follow them

Flourish:

How you relate to healty living
You are guided by the principles behind the ‘rules’

Embrace:

How you relate to people around you
You live out of your understanding of relationships

Nurture:

How I relate to the faith community
You only learn from leaders whose thinking is close to your own worldview.

Descriptions

Read the expanded descriptions below

Engage: How you relate to God

You believe each person should reinterpret faith for themselves
Reflectives are believers who wants to rationally examine all truths. Their faith are built on reasoning and reflecting. They trust their own interpretation of faith to make balanced decisions. For them, truth should always be intellectually sound and personal.
It is important for Reflectives to know how their understanding of faith is unique.

Embody: How you communicate your faith

In respectful discussions you see the different sides of an issue
Reflectives form their own theory of how people should behave towards each other. This is built around general requirements, guidelines or principles of relationship. They know which system or groups people are part of. This helps them understand where people fit or don’t fit. Even though Reflectives consider a wide range of viewpoints, they trust their own perspective.

Care: How you relate to the environment

You see how unfairness towards people ignores values your faith is built on
Reflectives practice disciplines that are grounded in sets of ideas or world-views they identify with. They try to create social order through translating ideas into rules, rights and duties.

Center: How you relate to life’s purpose

You strive to be guided by your values in the midst of daily activities
Reflectives are rethinking the way in which things are usually done in their group or community. They are questioning firmly held beliefs or opinion. Sometimes it feels as if they want to rebel against the group and its leaders. Sometimes it feels as if they just want to withdraw.
Reflectives are sometimes in a state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about things and people. They are caught between a desire to belong and a need to be independent. This could make them unclear in their mind about what they believe and how they want to live.

Accept: How you relate to yourself

You develop your own guidelines for life and then follow them
Reflectives are at a stage where they are taking greater ownership of their own faith journey. They are gaining greater maturity in faith. They are doing this by rejecting some parts of their previous understanding of faith while also affirming others.
The way Reflectives are doing this is by questioning their own assumptions around the faith tradition they have been embracing till now.

Flourish: How you relate to healty living

You are guided by the principles behind the ‘rules’
Reflectives are at a stage where they are taking greater ownership of their own faith journey. They are gaining greater maturity in faith. They are doing this by rejecting some parts of their previous understanding of faith while also affirming others.
The way Reflectives are doing this is by questioning their own assumptions around the faith tradition they have been embracing till now.

Embrace: How you relate to people around you

You live out of your understanding of relationships
You feel deeply connected to your church or community. You enjoy to associated with the community in which you grew up. For you faith has to do with other people. You share ways of doing things, habits and ways of thinking. 
You live the values that are important for relationships with others. You hold on to critical values such as loyalty, honesty and integrity. You trust the leaders your community have chosen.

Nurture: How you relate to the faith community

You only learn from leaders whose thinking is close to your own worldview.
Reflectives choose who to believe based on how much like-mindedness they feel with them. They follow their leaders’ advice because they feel close to their thinking and principles. 

Fears & Drivers

Write somehting here that introduce the fears and drivers

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