speaker interview with shauna niequist

Shauna is every bit as warm and inviting as one might think.  Her heart beats to bring people together and to engage in life in true community.  Her gentle spirit and assurance are most certainly reflective of the heart of the Lord to gather us all around tables and to experience life together.

It’s our pleasure to introduce you to Allume speaker, Shauna Niequist

Shauna Niequist - Allume 2014
What was your favorite food as a kid?

Cold pizza…and it still is :)

What sound do you love?

My kids’ laughter

If you could only do one things for a whole year what would you want it to be?

Have a dinner party every night

If you could learn to do anything what would it be?
Speak Italian

What do you do with 30 minutes of free time?

Read a novel

What do you want to be when you grow up?

A novelist

If gifted an all expenses paid vacation to anywhere where would you pick?

Paris, my all-time favorite city

If I was coming to your house for dinner, what would we have?

Arugula salad and risotto, cheese and bread, vanilla ice cream with salted caramel sauce

Shauna is the author of Bread & WineBittersweet, and Cold Tangerines. Have you read any of them?  Oh, you MUST this summer!! Learn more about our friend by visiting her Website /// Twitter /// Facebook

Dedra Herod

In the school of life, Dedra Herod has a Masters Degree in making ambitious plans, and a PhD in learning to laugh at them. The education continues as she gives up control and a comfortable faith, in exchange for the new mercies of God in her ever-changing surroundings. She owns her own consulting company and is serving as National Conference Event Planner for the Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX, as well as the Event Planner for the 2014 Allume Conference in Greenville, SC. She’s also got a gig as a freelance writer for LifeWay’s Parenting Teen Magazine and sporadically is asked to sling some verbiage other places.

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  • http://www.marybonner.net/ MARY BONNER

    I just recently read Bread & Wine and LOVED it! Reading Bittersweet now. I am looking forward to hearing Shauna speak at Allume this fall! Thanks, Dedra, for sharing this interview!


    Yay! I am almost finished with Cold Tangerines and it is beautiful. Cannot wait to dive into Bittersweet and Bread and Wine!