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Heidi Elder

Speaker, Author, and Life Coach with Shine Ministries
Dent, MN

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About Heidi Elder

Heidi Elder is the founder of Shine Ministries headquartered in the Perham, MN area.

First and foremost, Heidi is a devout follower of Jesus Christ. Her purpose and passion is to love God and love the people He puts on her path.

Educated as an elementary teacher, and later trained by the John Maxwell Leadership Team, her mission is to shine the light of Jesus bringing the message of HOPE, LOVE, and LIFE through her teaching, mentoring, and life coaching.

Heidi has three grown children, two whom are married, along with five grand boys and one granddaughter who are her pride and joy.

Spring of 2018 she authored a book entitled TURTLE TALES that tells the adventure of Perham’s 40 years of International turtle races. TURTLE TALES 2 was written and published Spring 2019. Spring of 2020 she and her oldest grandson entered a children’s book contest and won. Their published book is titled: THERE’S A MOUSE IN GRANDMA’S HOUSE! WHAT SHOULD WE DO?

Heidi loves life and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her hobbies include: walking, biking, hiking, water sports, snowmobiling, skiing, baking, playing the piano, and frequenting coffee shops.

Speaking Topics

Communication, Faith & Encouragement, Family, Personal Growth & Motivation

Specialized Topics

Defining Moments—History in the Making (Heidi’s adoption story)

Let’s Go on a Treasure Hunt Discovering What Really Matters in Life (Delivered, not Divorced story!)

Wise People Seek Him Still

How to SOAR (based on Isaiah 40:31)