Shawna speaks on a wide variety of topics and frequently writes new presentations.

She encourages you to request a topic to suit your particular event, or select from the list of her most requested talks found below.

Click the title for more information about each keynote.

Popular Presentations

A Garden of Peace

The Bible tells us God made His dwelling place among His people, and the familiar old hymn says, “He walks with me and talks with me.” Wouldn’t you like to find this secret garden where God lives? Shawna will testify to times in her life when God surrounded her with perfect peace in spite of her circumstances, and will point out the difference between the peace the world gives and the peace that Jesus gives. You will learn to stop worrying and discover the stepping-stones that lead to lasting peace and abundant joy.

This seminar works especially well for a luncheon or banquet. A gospel presentation is always included. 45-60 minutes

Beyond the Ceiling: How to pray effectively

How can we be sure God hears our prayers? What does it mean to pray according to God’s will? Why should we consider praying Scripture? By the end of this seminar you will feel more confident about the efficacy of your prayers, and will begin to expect more supernatural activity in your life.

This in-depth workshop on prayer includes discussion questions, should you choose to include small group time. 75-90 minutes

Covered by Love, Restored by Grace

The Bible says, “Love covers over a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8 NIV Do we love with that kind of love? Our model for living a life overflowing with grace is our Heavenly Father, who loved us while we were still sinners. During this presentation of Scriptures, stories and songs, Shawna draws from her imperfect life as a wife and mother. She teaches how to hold on and when to let go. You will come away empowered to untangle the mess of unmet expectations in your relationships and learn how to give and receive forgiveness.

This seminar works especially well for a “Mother/Daughter/Sister” function. A gospel presentation is always included. 45-60 minutes  

Enough is Enough: Realizing God’s sufficiency

Have you ever felt abandoned by God? Sometimes difficult circumstances lead us to question God’s sufficiency, if not His very existence. Sharing stories and songs from her The Lord is Close book and CD, Shawna testifies to God’s faithfulness during a painful time in her life, and explains how she discovered “hope in darkness.” If circumstances have ever dealt you an excruciating blow, Shawna’s testimony may lead you to a place of hope and healing.

This moving presentation works well as an alternative to a regularly scheduled evening worship service or as a special concert at a camp, conference or retreat. A gospel presentation is always included. 45-60 minutes

Bearing Fruit at Christmas

When you find yourself in a crowded shopping mall a few days before Christmas do you also find love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control? Producing a bountiful harvest of the fruit of the Spirit can be done, even in the midst of Christmas rush. The secret is living a Spirit-controlled life. During this special holiday program, Shawna tells heart-warming Christmas stories, sings some Christmas favorites and challenges women to bear fruit.

This seminar works especially well for a Christmas tea, luncheon or banquet. The gospel is always presented. 50-60 minutes

The Joy of the other side of Giving

Do you ever wonder why Santa insisted on secrecy? What does the Bible mean by, “It is more blessed to give than to receive?” Does that mean we shouldn’t ask for things? During this fun Christmas event Shawna unwraps what the Bible says about receiving and shares memorable stories, songs and a few surprises. You just may go home with a gift!

This seminar works especially well for a Christmas tea, luncheon or banquet. The gospel is presented as the ultimate Christmas gift. 50-60 minutes