The following are the unique personality characteristics identified in the Discipleship Inventory Personality Profile. There are approximately 6,227,020,800 different ways of arranging or combining the twelve disciple character types along with the mood identifier. In other words, since that is about how many people are living at this time on the earth you would find it difficult to find someone else exactly like you. However, for purposes of simplification and explanation we find it helpful to focus on the top three character types in an individual's profile. Each personaility trait, labeled as A - M, can be characterized in the follow way:
Type A: VIGILANT to DISTRUSTFUL
(1 Peter 5:8-11): Fight style-jealous, protective, guarded, cautious, independent, self-defended, highly loyal, discerning and paranoid (fights by castling)- Simon (the Zealot): for personal growth study Jealousy.
Type B: SOLITARY to WITHDRAWN
(1 John 3:1-3): Flight style-dislikes confusion, thoughtful, quiet, reasonable, calm, contemplative, evaluative, organized thinking, detached and deep (flights by withdrawing) - Andrew: for personal growth study Intimacy.
Type C: UNIQUE to ECCENTRIC
(1 John 4:1-6): Flight style-happy, peculiar, individualistic, mystical, few relationships, own thing, inventive, creative and spiritualistic (flights into fantasy) -Thaddeus: for personal growth study Happiness.
Type D: ADVENTUROUS to AMORAL
(1 Peter 4:1-6): Fight style-excitement, risk-taker,easily bored, leader, rebellious, foot-loose, pioneer, limit-pusher, lust for power, accepts challenges, conscienceless (fights by manipulation) -Judas/Matthias: for personal growth study Boredom.
(1 Peter 3:1-7): Fight style-frustrated, discontent, creative, verbal, showy, likes attention, personal, spontaneous, rescuer and can put up façade (fights by challenging through verbal confrontation) - Philip: for personal growth study Frustration.
Type G: SELF-CONFIDENT to CONCEITED
(1 Peter 5:1-7) Fight style-pride, controlled, non-confrontive, self-composed, haughty, self-assured, and sensitive to others (fights by controlling the environment) - James: for personal growth study Pride.
Type H: SENSITIVE to AVOIDANT
(1 John 4:7-19): Flight style-fearful, family-oriented, cautious, conservative, homebody, likes familiarity, deep feelings, few close friends and belongingness (flights by running away or avoiding) - Bartholomew: for personal growth study Fear.
Type I: DEVOTED to DEPENDENT
(1 John -29):Flight style-anxiousness, dependable, loyal, follower, empathetic, warm, caring, overly protective, nurturing, relationally sensitive (flights by running to other for help) - John: for growth study Friendship.
Type J: CONSCIENTOUS to COMPULSIVE
(1 John 3:11-24): Flight style-guilt, worrier, hard worker, perfectionist, pack rat, money conscious, critical, easily irritated, detail and task oriented (flights by worrying and/or doing things in other areas) - Matthew: for growth study Worry.
Type K: LEISURELY to LAZY
(1 John 5:1-12): Flight style-angry, doubtful, stubborn, fun-loving, need for fairness, passive-aggressive, resistive, need for clarity, relaxed, easy going, and not easily manipulated. (Flights by resistance or indirect opposition) - Thomas: for growth study Anger.
Type L: ASSERTIVE to AGGRESSIVE
(2 Peter 1:3-11) Fight style-direct, face-to-face, leader, confrontational, attacking, abrasive, lacking tact, encouraging, purposeful, greedy, commanding, confident (Fights by frontal assault) - Peter: for growth study Greed.
Type M: SELF-SACRIFICING to SELF-DEFEATING
(1 Peter -18 & 2Peter -21) Fight style-shame, self-condemnation, humble, meek, resists help, generous, over committed, concerned and helpful (fights by resisting all effort to help) - James, (son of Alphaeus): for growth study Help.