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Shannon Popkin

Author & Speaker

From the platform and page, Christian Speaker and Author, Shannon Popkin, invites you to open your Bible, drink deeply of God’s story, and live like it’s true.

Get To Know Shannon


From the platform and page, Shannon Popkin invites you to open your Bible, drink deeply of God’s story, and live like it’s true. Shannon is from west Michigan and is happy to share life with Ken, who makes her laugh every day. Together they have the joy of watching their three young-adult children become the amazing people God created them to be. They also enjoy their two adorable Shih Tzus, who—unlike the kids—have no plans of moving out.

Shannon’s books include her newly released Bible study, Shaped by God’s Promises (Our Daily Bread, 2024) and Comparison Girl for Teens (Kregel, 2024), Control Girl, and Influence. Shannon also hosts the “Live Like It’s True” podcast and has been featured on FamilyLife Today, Revive Our Hearts, and Proverbs 31.

Pre-Conference Session


Create with Canva: 10 Ideas

Come laptop ready, and learn some of my favorite tips and tricks for using Canva to shape your brand and create content. I’m sharing 10 ideas for using Canva to streamline your efforts, save time and money, spotlight your message in a way that honors both the Lord and your time budget.

Breakout Session


Instagramming Your Message, Shining Your Light

What photos should you snap? What words should you share? What captions should you include? What mood should you create? Come get perspective and guidance for curating an Instagram presence that fits your personality, and shines your light.

In this hands-on workshop, I’m sharing ten practical tips for Instagramming your message in a way that both serves your purpose and your audience.

15-Minute Appointments


Speaker & Author Mentor

Shannon would love to encourage you, pray with you, and brainstorm ideas on how to keep in step with the Spirit’s guidance for your writing and speaking journey. She would also love to offer input on the publishing process (traditional or self-published), growing your speaking ministry, or building a platform that elevates Jesus.

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Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity. Sign up now & join us at Speak Up 2023!