On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Rhenn Cherry talk about the growing influence of the Enneagram in Christian counseling and ministry, how biblical counselors should respond to the Enneagram, along with Rhenn giving a biblical critique of modern books applying the enneagram to counseling, and his book, Enneagram Theology: Is it Christian?

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Why it is concerning that the Enneagram is being used as a test for a job or ministry promotion in the Church.
  • What biblical counseling is and what it aims to do in the Church.
  • The prevalence of the Enneagram in the Christian counseling world.
  • How biblical counselors should respond to the Enneagram.
  • Cherry’s biblical critique of modern books applying the Enneagram to counseling.
  • Some of the most concerning elements of the mainstreaming of the Enneagram in the Church today.
  • How Pastors and ministry leaders should equip and warn other Christians in their local churches about the Enneagram.

About Guest

Rhenn Cherry is the director of finances and donor relations at the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and is an adjunct professor of biblical counseling at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Terry live in Kansas City, Missouri.

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