Mary Shannon is a powerful and seasoned Bible teacher, author, and speaker whose great love for Jesus and Scripture inspires her audiences to "get their face in the Book!" Most comfortable in a ball cap and ripped jeans, Mary Shannon is a gifted storyteller with a sassy sense of humor and a fresh transparency about the messiness of life: a recipe providing her with fresh insight and ample illustrations that are sure to make you laugh and cry as she brings the Bible to life for the ordinary person. She leads three large community women's Bible study groups in the Phoenix metropolitan area and teaches across the nation as a featured speaker with the Aspire Women's Events. The loves of her life are her daughter, Hillary, and her late son, Zach.

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