Frequently asked questions
Who should become a certified coach?
If you are a spiritual mentor, church leader or counselor, Gospel Enneagram adds value, depth and effectiveness to your work. Through this training, you’ll gain insight into an individual’s level of spiritual health, his/her relationship patterns, and spiritual disciplines for each specific Enneagram style.
Beyond working with individuals, Gospel Enneagram can be used for coaching teams and organizations. Because it speaks to understanding each individual’s patterns and motivations, the knowledge it provides is particularly helpful in team building, creating effective communication, developing a stronger organizational structure and developing leaders. You will be able to use Gospel Enneagram with all levels of employees within an organization.
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Are you available for team retreats or conferences?
Yes! We are available for team retreats or conferences to fit the needs of your organization.
Our Gospel Enneagram Conferences are designed to equip your people with greater awareness and become more fluent with the gospel. We’ve seen many people find freedom from sin and self-defeating habits, unleash their giftedness and become their “true self” as a result of our conferences.
Our Gospel Enneagram Retreats are customized for your organization. It’s excellent asset for building your team, achieving more effective communication, developing a stronger organizational structure, and developing leaders.
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What's a "wing" and how do I know what mine is?
The Enneagram recognizes that there are not just nine types of people in the world. In fact, each style carries “flavors” of the other styles.
For example, let's say you're a Nine ("Peacemaker"). Every Nine either has an Eight or One wing (see the lines on the outside of the Enneagram drawing.
To identify which is your wing, take our assessment. Your wing will be the number in which you received a higher score on either side of your primary score. So, if your primary style is Nine and your One is higher than your eight, then your a Nine with a One wing.
For more information on your wing, please download your full report.
I can't decide which Enneagram style I am. What do you suggest?
Begin by taking our assessment. Once completed, if there are at least three percentage points between your first and next styles (ex. 16% and 13%), then assume it's accurate. If your top scores are within two percentage points (ex. 16% vs. 14%), then it's likely still accurate.
However, if your top scores are tied or just one percentage point off (ex. 15% vs. 14%), go to our "Styles" pages and compare the "Motivations and False Beliefs" sections in your top styles. These sections will serve as a "tie-breaker" since they describe the foundation of each Enneagram style.
If you're still undecided, two common variables that affect an accurate assessment result. First, people with style Nine have trouble discerning their own opinion. If a Nine is in your top two scores, you're likely to be a Nine. Second, maturity has a way of balancing people. So, if you're over 50, reflect upon which of your top styles best described you as a teenager.
If you still can't decide, give it some time. Ask trusted friends or family what they think. That said, remember this is a motivational, not a behavioral tool. Therefore, only you can decide what truly motivates you.
I'm having a problem viewing a webpage. What do you suggest?
If you have trouble viewing our assessment or another page, simply clear your browser's cache and try it again. Typically, this resolves the issue. If you are using a Microsoft browser (such as Edge or Internet Explorer), we encourage you to try Firefox or Chrome instead.
What's unique about your approach?
The Gospel Enneagram is designed to help you understand your current spiritual state and how to live in light of the good news of Jesus Christ. We apply specific metaphors and orthodox doctrines of the gospel to give you the inspiration to change. This customized application of the gospel will help you become more aware of your sinful motivations and provide suggestions for spiritual applications that will help you enjoy Christ and live out your God-given gifts. As you cooperate with the work of God in your life, you will live out your individual style in a redemptive and world-changing way.
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