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“Hearing God Speak by Eve Annunziato and Jackie Brewster is brimming with truly transformational material. This 52-week interactive devotional will enable you to explore how in Scripture your heavenly Father speaks uniquely to your Enneagram type to help you understand his deep love for you. Spend a year hearing God speak directly to you with this incredible book.” —Beth McCord, bestselling author, speaker, and founder and CCO of Your Enneagram Coach
As an experienced expert of the Enneagram, Jackie Brewster is well aware of the time-tested personality typing system’s valuable ability to guide people in appreciating the unique aspects of their own identity as well as in developing strong relationships with others. But how does the Enneagram fit in when it comes to advancing one’s walk with God? Award-winning journalist and seasoned student of the gospel Eve Annunziato came alongside Brewster to help explore that question.
In their debut book, Hearing God Speak: A 52-Week Interactive Enneagram Devotional (2/9/21, Ink & Willow Trade Paper),
Annunziato and Brewster combine the Enneagram system with biblical truth in order to help readers better understand themselves and other people while guiding them toward a deeper relationship with God.
“I’m confident that as you learn to read Scripture with a new awareness about yourself, you will find freedom from patterns in your life—and gain a greater understanding of why you do what you do and why you believe what you believe,” writes Brewster in the introduction. Hearing God Speak
addresses each Enneagram type with weekly disciplines, meditations, interactive responses, and contemplations. In a weekly, interactive format, the devotional helps readers explore how God speaks to them individually in their unique Enneagram language. The power of this approach is that once readers understand how they are wired, they can engage with God and the Bible in a fresh and newly engaging way.
· beautifully designed, full-color pages and a cover with foil design
· multiple interactive elements each week paired with ample journaling space
· seven weekly actions and prompts for meditation, prayer, reflection, response, and gratitude
· a lesson and action step for each Enneagram type
This essential, one-of-a-kind devotional is a must-have resource for all fans and enthusiasts of the Enneagram, as well as for those who are still trying to figure out where they fall among the nine types. No matter one’s number, readers will learn to identify patterns of behavior that drive their decisions and uncover their deepest thoughts, unconscious motivations, and personality traits—all while discovering how God communicates directly and uniquely to them.
“As you begin to hear God’s message with new awareness,” write Annunziato and Brewster, “you will recognize cycles and triggers in your life that have kept you bound. This acknowledgment will help you find freedom, allowing you to embrace your uniqueness and others’ differences. After all, the more you understand God, the better you understand yourself; and the better you understand yourself, the more you can engage with God.”
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eBook ISBN 9780593232705 ● eBook $12.99 US/$16.99 CAN ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Eve Annunziato,
an Enneagram 8,
is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who segued from news writing and reporting to ministry leadership roles at some of the fastest-growing churches in the country. A freelance producer and writer, she loves spending time at her farmhouse outside Nashville, Tennessee, where she lives with her husband, Charlie Neese, and their two kids.
Twitter: @EveAnnunz Jackie Brewster,
an Enneagram 7 and a certified Enneagram coach, consults with teams and individuals, leading them toward finding the best version of themselves in their work and personal environments by identifying their unique personality type through the teachings of the Enneagram and biblical truth. Leaning on their many years of church ministry experience, Brewster and her husband, Stephen, own a consulting company while raising their four children in Franklin, Tennessee.
Praise for Hearing God Speak “I love the concept of this book! It’s such a smart, creative, helpful way to approach the Enneagram. It’s one of those classic tools that serves two critical purposes: it reminds you of your unique role in God’s story but also how everyone else around you is experiencing life, too. Bravo, Jackie and Eve!” —Jon Acuff, New York Times bestselling author of Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking “Have you ever read a scripture that meant something to you and something altogether different to someone else? What you found inspiring, they found frustrating. We all connect with God differently. The beauty of our uniqueness as individuals also creates complexity when we’re looking for resources that help us hear God speak. Jackie Brewster and Eve Annunziato have created a resource that takes the powerful truths of Scripture and helps you hear it in a voice you understand. I love the short devotionals with application for each Enneagram type and the space for processing and reflection. This will be your favorite devotional this year!” —Jenni Catron, leadership coach and author of The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership.
“Hearing God Speak is just what the world needs right now. Exploring how God can use your Enneagram number to better speak to you and understand those closest to you more is pure genius. Eve and Jackie have taken their curiosity in the human psyche and used it in a way that will help God speak directly to people in their own language of understanding. This devotional offers a year of walking through God’s Word and allowing it to transform your heart in a way only He can, specifically tailored to you. Be prepared for your heart to change, your mind to open, and your relationships to grow in this 52-week masterpiece.” —Kacie Gaston, Modern Southern Mother “I love adding devotional books to my daily quiet times, and I’m very excited for this new book from my sweet friend Eve. I think this book is going to change lives and awaken people to the sound of God’s voice. I’ve learned this much in my life: God is always speaking. The question is, are we paying attention? I hope you hear God’s voice in such a real way through the pages of this book. He loves you, He made you just the way you are, and He has great plans for your life. Take some time to hear from God today.” —Emily West, mom, wife, Enneagram 8 “I’m a worker. Always have been. Always busy. Always doing. Not long ago, I experienced a profound moment in my prayer time where I felt as if God was whispering in my ear, ‘My child, you’ve been working hard and I’m proud of you. But don’t forget to let me work on you. That’s where true life change happens.’ That moment prompted my decision to do something I’m usually reluctant to do: be still. I started praying as David prayed, ‘God search me and know me.’ In the journey of learning who I am and how I’m wired, I’ve found the Enneagram to be a key that has helped to unlock some doors inside my heart. I believe
Hearing God Speak can be a key that will unlock some doors for all who read it and open our eyes to the ways that God is speaking to each of his children.
Speak is a weekly invitation to let God work on you and show you how to step into the fullness of the unique story that He is writing through your life.” —Matthew West, Emmy Award–nominated singer-songwriter, author, and actor “This book is wonderfully written! Jackie and Eve have a unique way with words and powerful perspective! I highly recommend it!” —Marc Pimsler, experiential therapist specializing in trauma, shame, and addiction at MVP Consulting and Onsite Workshops “While a lot of people are talking about the Enneagram these days, few have taken this ancient and sacred tool and made it an accessible spiritual resource. That’s why I’m so excited that Eve and Jackie have written
Hearing God Speak. This devotional was written to help you connect with God, apply Scripture through a personal and intimate lens, and begin to redeem some of the patterns that are holding you back.” —Lindsey Nobles, vice president of marketing, Onsite
“Hearing God Speak by Eve Annunziato and Jackie Brewster is brimming with truly transformational material. This 52-week interactive devotional will enable you to explore how in Scripture your heavenly Father speaks uniquely to your Enneagram type to help you understand his deep love for you. This devotional is divided into four key topics to help you experience lasting transformation and freedom in being who God created you to be. Spend a year hearing God speak directly to you with this incredible book.” —Beth McCord, bestselling author, speaker, and founder and CCO of Your Enneagram Coach Suggested Questions Hearing God Speak: A 52-Week Interactive Enneagram Devotional by Eve Annunziato and Jackie Brewster
1. What led you both to write an Enneagram devotional?
2. Describe how the strengths of each of your unique Enneagram numbers contributed to the process of collaborating together on this project.
3. How are the 52 weeks in this devotional organized?
4. Did you learn anything new about yourselves or the Enneagram during the research and writing of this devotional?
5. What would you say is the main message each of you needed to hear in this book?
6. As a 7 and an 8, how do the two of you approach Bible reading and devotional study in your own lives?
7. In the introduction for week 34, you explain the importance of remaining “tethered to God’s Word” in this season marked by a pandemic, fear, anxiety, and “a tempest of chaos.” How does this devotional encourage a habit of remaining rooted in the Bible, no matter one’s Enneagram number?
8. Explain why you included the meditation exercises in the back of the book.
9. What do you hope readers will take away from this devotional?
10. Where can readers learn more about this book and Jackie’s Enneagram coaching?