SHORT BIO: Shadia is a passionate speaker, author and teacher, who has a heart for seeing lives transformed by the power of God’s Word.
Having experienced many of life’s heartbreaks, Shadia’s transparency and compassion endear her to all kinds of audiences.
Shadia holds an MA in Biblical and Theological Studies, as well as an MA in Criminal Justice and BA in Psychology. 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 Worthy of Love: A Journey of Hope and Healing After Abortion and Nameless No More. Her latest Bible study, Hagar: Rediscovering the God Who Sees Me, is the first in a brand new series called Behind the Seen: Exploring the Bible’s Unsung Heroes.
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 speaking clips and radio interviews, explore Shadia’s Media page.
- Keynote: Customized for Your Event
- Hagar’s Story: Rediscovering the God Who Sees Me
- Serving the Lord: In Season and Out of Season
- Keynote for Pregnancy Center Banquets / Sanctity of Life events
- The Power of Prayer Based on 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
- Church Retreats
- Guest Instructor / Workshop Presenter
- Sanctity of Life Events
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.
In addition to churches, fundraisers, and other events,
Shadia has spoken for these organizations: