How does motivation impact your behavior and the unique way you experience the world?

The Enneagram is not just another trendy personality test. It's an ancient tool widely used in Christian circles to help people better understand what motivates them and others around them. Study the wisdom of the Enneagram alongside Scripture and unlock your unique path to spiritual growth and personal transformation.

This class will help you understand what all the buzz around the Enneagram is about. There's a reason everyone's talking about it. It can help you with your relationships, your career, and your spiritual journey. Come increase your awareness of numbers one through nine and enhance your relationships by improving your emotional intelligence. 

What will I learn?

  • Gain introductory knowledge of the nine basic Enneagram types including their core motivations and unique growth paths.

  • Understand more deeply how the Enneagram reveals predictable shifts in our behavior during times of stress and periods of safety.

  • Discover how the Enneagram can help us understand ourselves better as well as enabling us to truly value the unique differences in others.

  • This mini class is the first in a series of three courses leading to an Enneagram Certificate from the Intellectual and Spiritual Humility Institute.

  • In-Depth Study

    Biblically grounded and culturally relevant; guided by an award-winning professor.

  • Three Lessons

    Independent course work plus previous zoom meeting recordings, and access to future Know Your Number Zoom Sessions.

  • Self- Guided, Self-Paced

    Learn at your own pace, whenever and wherever you are! Redo lessons, skip activities and come back to them later. This is learning your way!

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome to the Course!

    • How to Use Thinkific

  2. 2
    • Intro

    • Watch: "The Enneagram and the Heart Triad" video with Dr. Carrie Starr

    • Enneagram Assessment

    • Watch: Knowing Your Enneagram Type

    • Read: Phillippians

    • Listen: Podcasts & Songs

    • Bonus: Zoom Video

  3. 3
    • Intro

    • Watch: "Wings, Arrows & the Head Triad" video with Dr. Carrie Starr

    • Tool: Enneagram Relationships

    • Article: Should Christians use the Enneagram?

    • Watch: Enneagram Types in Film & Television

    • Read: Mark

    • Listen: Podcasts & Songs

    • Bonus: Zoom Video

  4. 4
    • Intro

    • Watch: "Subtypes, Stances and the Body Triad" with Dr. Carrie Starr

    • Watch: Interview - Subtypes

    • Watch: The Instinctual Subtypes

    • Read: Enneagram Stances

    • Read: Luke

    • Listen: Podcasts & Songs

    • Bonus: Zoom Video

  5. 5
    • Help Us Improve

Meet Your Instructor

Executive Director, Community Institutes

Dr. Carrie Starr

Dr. Carrie Starr is the Executive Director of the Community Institutes at Roberts Wesleyan University and Northeastern Seminary. She has been a professor since 2005 and has been studying & teaching on the Enneagram since 2014. She is a published author, speaker, and blogger at Her areas of special interest include women in leadership, building healthy teams, and innovative community development. Dr. Starr is a 2021 winner of the Rochester Business Journal's Women of Excellence Award and she has been inducted into the Enactus National Hall of Fame.

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