SHORT BIO: Shadia is a passionate Bible teacher, author and speaker who has a heart for seeing lives transformed by the power of God’s Word. She holds a master’s in biblical and theological studies from Western Seminary and is author of several books and Bible studies.
Having experienced many of life’s heartbreaks, Shadia’s transparency and compassion captures the hearts of her audience as she illustrates God’s love and power of redemption through her personal experiences. In addition to writing, Shadia is often invited to speak at conferences, churches, and other events.
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FULL BIO: Shadia Hrichi is a passionate Bible teacher, author, and speaker who has a heart for seeing lives transformed by the power of God’s Word. Having experienced many heartbreaks, including abortion, date rape, divorce, and more, she captures the hearts of her audience as she illustrates, through personal experience, God’s love, faithfulness, and power of redemption. Shadia has received a master’s in Biblical and Theological Studies from Western Seminary as well as a master’s in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York.
In addition to articles published in Bible Advocate magazine, Christian Voice Magazine, The Secret Place, The Upper Room, and on the Christian Broadcast Network, Shadia is the author of several Bible studies. Her newest study, LEGION: Rediscovering the God Who Rescues Me, was released on October 8, 2019. It is the second study in her BEHIND THE SEEN series (Exploring the Bible’s Unsung Heroes). The first study in the series, Hagar: Rediscovering the God Who Sees Me, has been endorsed by Bible Study Magazine (Faithlife/Logos Bible software), international best-selling authors Francine Rivers and Chris Tiegreen, along with many others. Her Bible study, Worthy of Love: A Journey of Hope and Healing After Abortion, is endorsed by Theresa Ingram (wife of pastor and author Chip Ingram), Brian Fisher (President of Human Coalition), and is being used by numerous pregnancy centers, churches, and ministries throughout the US and Canada. (Visit Shadia’s Sanctity of Life page)
Whether serving as a keynote, retreat speaker, or workshop presenter, Shadia stirs the hearts and minds of her audiences through personal story, illustration, and the power of God’s Word. Shadia’s desire to see God’s people live courageously in light of eternity is simply contagious. Currently residing in northern California, Shadia serves at Venture Christian Church and loves to visit the ocean each week for “a date with Jesus.”
Shadia’s insightful, witty, yet vulnerable speaking style reveals her compassion for the hurting, hunger for the Truth, and unwavering confidence in the authority of God’s Word. To view additional media, such as video clips, podcast and radio interviews, explore Shadia’s Media page.
Speaking Topics (click to view details)
- Keynote: Customized for Your Event
- HAGAR’s story (Rediscovering the God Who Sees Me)
- Story of LEGION (Rediscovering the God Who Rescues Me)
- Serving the Lord: In Season and Out of Season
- Pregnancy Center Event Keynote / Sanctity of Life events
- The Power of Prayer (The Prayer of King Hezekiah)
- Workshop: Abortion’s Hidden Battle and Why It Matters
Don’t see what you’re looking for? Shadia would be delighted to create a custom presentation for your event. To learn more details about Shadia’s presentations, visit her Speaking Topics page. PLEASE NOTE: Due to Shadia’s writing schedule, her availability for speaking engagements may be limited at times.
Venues / Events:
- Women’s Events
- Sanctity of Life Events
- Church and Women’s Retreats
- Guest Instructor / Workshop Presenter
Shadia is also a powerful Sanctity of Life speaker. To hear more about this focus and read her position paper on abortion, visit her Sanctity of Life page.