Dr. Julie Shannon is a speaker, teacher, writer, and mentor passionate about encouraging others in the midst of life realities. Julie founded Shannon Communication in 2017 and desires to foster conversation and interaction to equip individuals and communities with compassion, community, and a hopeful perspective. She has over 12 years of lay leadership, speaking, and teaching experience in the local church.

Julie earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education degree from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2013 and a Doctor of Educational Ministry degree in 2017. She is the author of Involuntary Childlessness: How People and Events Propel Women to Fruitful Liv. You can find her at