about Shannon

Shannon lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with his wife Melanie and their five children. With over 25 years of ministry experience in the Worship Arts, Shannon has a heart for music, ministry, and sharing God’s Word. Since January 3, 2014 Shannon has poured his heart into developing God’s vision, Captivated Ministries. Created through the vision given to Shannon through his book Captivated, God ignited a passion within Shannon to share Jesus through his writing and speaking.

For over 15 years Shannon and his wife Melanie have worked and served in Senior Care ministry where they have provided physical, spiritual, and emotional care and support to the elderly and their families. They managed a 32 bed Assisted Living Living and Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community. Through this Shannon and Melanie have worked with and consulted many businesses both within healthcare and other areas of business to grow and expand on the vision of their companies. Shannon can help to expand your vision and mission through a sound biblical business approach.

A graduate of the University of Alabama, Shannon has a degree in Communications and Public Relations. He has a passion for business and management as well. He has spent most of his life teaching and speaking about the promises of God that have affected his life so greatly. He has worked with Delores Winder, founder of The Fellowship Foundation in Shreveport, LA., for over 15 years. Aside from Captivated Ministries, he currently serves in ministry with The Tuscaloosa Fellowship Foundation, which is a partner of Delores’ ministry.

His passion and knowledge for business, as well as his hunger for Christ, combine to make Shannon very effective at presenting and promoting Christ within almost any setting. As Shannon finishes his third book, Redeemed- The Story of Adoption, he would love to be a part of your organization or community event. Contact Shannon today and have him share with your group today!


Sharing the Gospel of Jesus is all about empowering people through the Word of God, and getting them excited about The Living God moving within and around their lives. When the Word of God is spoken into someone’s life, it will never return void, and there is always fruit when it is planted! Contact Shannon today and let him connectexcited, and empower your church, organization, or business today!


It doesn’t matter if you are celebrating a special occasion, or you are just looking to make a regular event special, Shannon has a passion to communicate Jesus in any setting. Shannon has shared at thousands of events and touched the hearts of people of all walks of life. Whether you are wanting to hear about Shannon’s bookCaptivated or you are wanting him to share on a topic of your choice, he wants to make an impact in your organization by sharing The Kingdom. Let Shannon join you as you launch an event, ignite a group, or grow your organization today!


In order to shine, everyone needs hope and inspiration, and there is no greater hope or inspiration than sharing life life of Jesus. Shannon has a hunger for the Word and the Truth and his passion is to proclaim God’s Word through speaking, teaching, and writing. Shannon brings a fresh approach and the creative ability to communicate and express you event in many ways. Whether you are needing video or images, social media, website development, or other forms of marketing and advertising, Shannon specializes in creative ways to communicate an event, as well as, resources to help you during your event as well. Shannon can help you inspireothers, as you give hope and shine!


Every organization needs two things…a good plan and a good process to bring that plan forward. With over 25 years of Christian Leadership experience, Shannon brings the perfect combination of creativity and leadership to any situation. Join the countless others that have involved Shannon in the development and vision of their church, business, or organization. Whether it is a single event or a long-term relationship, Shannon’s experience and passion is helping to design and develop a plan for God’s vision for you. Shannon will help apply your vision, plan your direction, and share your purpose