Aaron Shust said of the meaning behind the album's title; "I chose the title for the project as I considered how God reveals himself to us. He whispers in the wind and shouts in the waves that he loves us and hears us."
Whispered and Shouted was released in the United States on June 5, 2007. It debuted at #151 on the Billboard 200 and #17 on Billboard's Top Independent Albums chart. The first single released from the album was the song "Give Me Words to Speak".