We are all made with a deep desire to be in God’s presence and to become our true selves in light of God's grace. Books from IVP Formatio follow the rich tradition of the church in the journey of spiritual formation. For spiritual directors, retreat leaders, and contemplative Christians alike, IVP Formatio titles facilitate deep and formative spiritual growth through spiritual disciplines and tools like the Enneagram.

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The Leadership Ellipse
paperback

The Leadership Ellipse

Shaping How We Lead by Who We Are

by Robert A. Fryling
Foreword by Eugene H. Peterson

The Leadership Ellipse by Bob Fryling is designed to help Christian leaders embrace both halves of the tension of being in leadership--our internal relationship with God and our external relationship with others--to find a truly authentic, integrated way to lead.

The Magnificent Journey
hardcover

The Magnificent Journey

Living Deep in the Kingdom

Apprentice Resources

by James Bryan Smith

There is a road to life in the unshakeable kingdom of God, but it's not an easy journey. In this book James Bryan Smith shows us the better road, the road less travelled, but the road full of riches. Along the way he introduces us to new spiritual practices that will provide the sustenance we need for the deepest, most joy-filled journey of our lives—the journey into the heart of God.

The Magnificent Story
hardcover

The Magnificent Story

Uncovering a Gospel of Beauty, Goodness, and Truth

Apprentice Resources

by James Bryan Smith

What is the story you have been told about the gospel? James Bryan Smith, author of the bestselling book The Good and Beautiful God, brings us this spiritual formation resource full of field-tested material and practices for both individuals and groups. Uncover the magnificent story of beauty, goodness, and truth that will satisfy the ultimate longings of your heart.

The Ninefold Path of Jesus
paperback

The Ninefold Path of Jesus

Hidden Wisdom of the Beatitudes

by Mark Scandrette

The Beatitudes invite us to a new way of life—one of abundance, dignity, truth, and mercy. We've learned to live by striving, competition, and comparison, but what if we all have equal dignity and worth? Mark Scandrette shows how the Beatitudes invite us into nine new postures for life. Whatever your story, whatever your struggle, the ninefold path found in the Beatitudes is available to you.

The Path Between Us
hardcover

The Path Between Us

An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships

by Suzanne Stabile

How do we understand the motivations and dynamics of the different personality types we see in our intimate partners, our friends, or in our professional lives? This book from Suzanne Stabile on the nine Enneagram types and how they experience relationships will guide readers into deeper insights about themselves, their types, and others’ personalities so that they can have loving, mature, and compassionate relationships.

The Path Between Us Journal
casebound

The Path Between Us Journal

by Suzanne Stabile

In this high-quality journal from bestselling Enneagram author Suzanne Stabile, you'll find brief quotes from The Path Between Us and The Path Between Us Study Guide as well as fresh insights from Suzanne's teaching and space for you to apply the spiritual wisdom of the Enneagram and to record your deepening self-understanding.

The Path Between Us Study Guide
paperback

The Path Between Us Study Guide

by Suzanne Stabile

This six-session study guide is a content-rich companion to Suzanne Stabile's The Path Between Us, exploring the nine Enneagram types and how they experience relationships. Individuals and groups will gain deeper insights about themselves, their types, and others’ personalities so that they can have loving, mature, and compassionate relationships.

Number of Studies: 6

The Relational Soul
paperback

The Relational Soul

Moving from False Self to Deep Connection

by Richard Plass and James Cofield

We are made by and for relationship with God and others, even discovering and developing our God-given identity through relational connection. Bringing together the study of psychology and spiritual formation, The Relational Soul highlights how a conscious relationship with the Trinity can transform our self-awareness and our connection with other people.

The Road Back to You
hardcover

The Road Back to You

An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery

by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile

Ignorance is bliss—except in self-awareness. Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile share their Enneagram wisdom and help you grow in knowledge of yourself, compassion for others, and love for God. Witty and filled with stories, this unique approach gives you a peek inside each of the nine Enneagram types, taking you further into who you really are and leading you into spiritual discovery.

The Road Back to You Study Guide
paperback

The Road Back to You Study Guide

by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile

Want to go deeper into the Enneagram? This content-rich companion to The Road Back to You features helpful tools for growth, new material about triads, five study sessions, and additional personal reflections about each type. Whether you are on your own or in a group, this guide will help you to grow in knowledge of yourself, compassion for others, and love for God.

Number of Studies: 5