Enneagram Type 2: A Christian Perspective

Hello, Two! You are wanted. You are generous, hospitable, empathetic, unselfish, caring, affirming, supporting, sacrificing, and nurturing. You are always thinking about others, and yes, we feel the love! But let me ask you: Who are you when no one needs you? What if you didn’t have to be needed to feel wanted? These are […]

Enneagram Type 1: A Christian Perspective

Hello, One! No one understands you like your heavenly Father does: He sees every question you ask, every concern you make, and every detail you want clarified as all coming from a place of love to make this world a better place. He also knows you are harder on yourself than on anyone else. He […]

Enneagram Type 9: A Christian Perspective

Hello, Nine! Peacemakers are easily the most likable personality: your smile, non-threatening posture, selfless nature, and ability to pour oil on troubled waters make you well-loved. Your presence is enjoyed by all.  Here’s the deal: sometimes, it doesn’t feel that way. There are times when you feel like your presence doesn’t matter and your contributions […]

Enneagram Type 6: A Christian Perspective

Hello, Six! I have a lot of experience with Loyalists because I married a Six! My wife, Lindsey, is one of the most courageous people I know and she has taught me courage, not the other way around. While I have the gift of faith and can run after intimidating ideas and plans, she often […]

Enneagram Type 4: A Christian Perspective

Hello, Four! There’s no one like you. You are a unique, one-of-a-kind, gift from the Divine Artist to the world. You are an old soul with the innovative heart of a groundbreaking artist, likely spending your life feeling as though you were born both too late and way too soon. When at your best, time […]

Enneagram Type 3: A Christian Perspective

Hello, Three! As a Type Three Achiever myself, I am tempted to believe living life is like treading water—if I stop accomplishing, I’ll sink. My greatest fear has always been standing before God at the end of my life and hearing him say, “You didn’t do enough.” But I’ve come to realize the voice I […]

Should Christians Use The Enneagram?

Some Enneagram authors have claimed that the roots of the Enneagram can be traced back to the Christian monk Evagrius as well as the Desert Fathers and Mothers of the Fourth Century. It’s hard to know for sure because there isn’t a lot of clear evidence. The first mention of the Enneagram was by Russian […]