Shannon Popkin

Bestselling author and speaker Shannon Popkin loves to blend her gifts for storytelling and humor with her passion for God’s Word. Shannon’s latest book, Influence: Building a Platform That Elevates Jesus (Not Me) released this year (2019) and was co-authored with Kate Motaung. Shannon is also the author of Control Girl (Kregel, 2017) and a second Bible study, Comparison Girl, which release in 2020.  In addition, Shannon is a contributing blogger at Revive Our Hearts

Shannon is happy to be sharing life with Ken, who makes her laugh every single day. Together, they live the fast-paced life of parenting three high school and college-aged kids. For more from Shannon, please go to, or connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Shannon will be teaching one breakout session and taking 15-minute appointments.

Breakout Session

5 Platform-Building Questions Every Christian Speaker & Writer Must Ask

Social media offers more opportunities to spread the light of Jesus than ever before--but it also presents new and unique challenges. We set out with a passion to serve others, share truth, and give of ourselves. Yet our good intentions are easily eclipsed by desires to promote ourselves, receive affirmation, and gain recognition.

Is there a way to gather followers and still follow Jesus? Is there a way to both take up our cross and build up our stats? Shannon Popkin believes there is. Come get guidance on these five questions, every speaker and writer must ask.

15 Minute Appointments

Shannon is an experienced speaker, writer, and blogger. Shannon would love to offer you encouragement or guidance on:

  • Platform-building endeavors
  • Your next message (spoken or written)
  • Discerning God’s direction or next steps
  • Plans to market your book

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