Feb 19, 2020 | Podcast, The Living Room

026: The Art of Becoming Us with Beth McCord


The way you view life is not the only way!”

In the previous episode, Beth McCord, founder of Your Enneagram Coach, shared the core motivators behind each of the nine Enneagram personality types from a Biblical perspective. Each personality is God-given and designed with longings that only He can fill.

In this episode, Beth shares from her new book, Becoming Us: Using the Enneagram to Create a Thriving Gospel-Centered MarriageEvery marriage represents two personalities who have to learn to value each other and work together. Understanding the different personality types can help us to better love and value all people, especially our spouse.

Be sure to check out Beth’s tips at the bottom for how to love and support each personality type in a way that understands his unique perspective and points him to Christ!

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Important Takeaways from Show

  • Understanding our spouse’s Enneagram type helps us to walk beside and support them
  • Understanding our own Enneagram type helps us to own our faults and grow to become more like Christ
  • God uniquely created each individual and each personality type
  • When we become aware of our type and the types of others we can better love, understand and value people
  • “It takes a lifetime to really, truly know someone, so always strive to be a student of your spouse.” (Eye2eyemarriage)
  • Every personality type brings value and reflects God to the world
  • No combination of personality types is better or worse for a marriage
  • The key to every personality type is being aligned with the truth of the gospel
  • Christ is the only Spring of Living Water who can quench your thirst
  • The more you drink from the Source, you will be changed and see your relationship change
  • God promises to renew us every day as we continually surrender and depend on Him
  • Begin to accept your spouse, rather than always expect certain things from him

Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. ~ Romans 15:7

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How to Love & Support Each Enneagram Type - Beth McCord

Links from Show

Previous Episode: 025: The Gospel-Centered Enneagram with Beth McCord | The Living Room

Beth’s Book: Becoming Us: Using the Enneagram to Create a Thriving Gospel-Centered Marriage

Free ENNEAGRAM Assessment

Free Download: Core Motivations

Free Download: Mistyping Guide

Exploring You Course 

Becoming Us Marriage Course 

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Be sure to check out the contest that has been running on my FACEBOOK page and enter to win a copy of Beth’s new book, Becoming Us: Using the Enneagram to Create a Thriving Gospel-Centered Marriage, as well as her “Discovering You” course filled with tools to help you understand the nine Ennegram types and nail down your own number.

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Giveaway runs through February 25th at midnight and the winner will be announced under the original post the next day.

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