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Invite Janet to Speak

Janet McHenry is widely admired as a funny, down-to-earth
speaker who relates truth from her study of God’s Word,
her heart, and the surprises of her life. 


An award-winning speaker, Janet is the author of 24 books, including the bestselling PrayerWalk (WaterBrook/Random House) and her newest, The Complete Guide to the Prayers of Jesus (Bethany House/Baker).


With 26 years of experience in public schools, she served as a high school English teacher, academic advisor, and her school district’s teacher mentor and coach. In addition to her books on prayer, she wrote a book called Teaching Poetry, co-authored the two courses for the Christian Writers Guild, and wrote the CBA bestselling 50 Life Lessons for Grads (Worthy).

called The Prayerwalker, she loves teaching others about how to have a closer walk with God and a praying-without-ceasing lifestyle. That praying focus started when she took a literal tumble downstairs and painfully ended up on her knees. Many consider Janet to be an expert on prayerwalking, with articles written widely about her, including a nine-page feature in Health magazine as well as many others (Woman’s Day, First, Catholic Digest).


Janet McHenry—Looking Up

Janet McHenry—Looking Up

Janet McHenry—Looking Up
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Janet McHenry: Inspirational Speaker

Janet McHenry: Inspirational Speaker

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Mother's Day at The Bridge Church 2017: Part 1

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"Inspiring and funny,
Janet reaches into our hearts and leaves us with a new vitality toward the things of God and
a great hope for what we can do, too."

–Cindy Martinusen Coloma, Federal Way WA

What's being said about Janet...

Janet McHenry has an amazing ability to speak to the heart. She is caring, warm, compassionate, biblical and is a clear communicator. Her teaching is like having coffee with a wise best friend, and the results are life-giving and life-transforming

–Pam Farrel,

author of 50+ books including bestselling, Men Are Like Waffles, Women Are Like Spaghetti and co-director of Love-Wise

Janet is a conference planner’s dream.  She is caring and enjoys being available to the participants.  She is an inspiring and motivating speaker and has blessed our First Place for Health members every time she has been with us.

Carole Lewis, First Place for Health, National Director Emeritus

Last Saturday, members from our Bible study group participated in the Prayer Walk sponsored by the Scenic City Women’s Network at Second Presbyterian Church. It was a wonderful event and the speaker, Janet McHenry, was excellent. It was life changing. With prayer all things are possible. 

–Debbie Mitchell, Chattanooga TN

The women felt the speaking was excellent and filled with God’s love and grace as she shared from her heart. This is what causes lives to change and we are grateful to her for being a vessel for God and sharing herself with the women.

–Michelle Cavinder, International Women’s Conference,

Crystal Cathedral,

Garden Grove CA

Keynotes, Workshops, Retreats & Intensives

A Training for Churches

  • Why Prayerwalking: A Biblical Rationale

  • How to Prayerwalk: All the Details, Mindset, and Strategies

  • Inspiration to Walk Your Community: “Get excited, people!”

Looking Up! (retreat or single address topics)

  • PrayerWalking: Becoming a Person of Prayer, Strength, and Discipline

  • PowerWalking: Finding Strength Through Jesus’ Prayers

  • PowerPraying: Trusting God for the Impossibles of Your Life

  • PrayerStreaming: Staying in Touch All Day Long

Fashioned for a Purpose (retreat or conference)

  • Clothes of Truth: Battling with God’s Word

  • Shoes of Readiness: Finding Personal Freedom

  • Accessories by God: Taking Hold of His Power

  • Fashioned for a Purpose: Partnering with the King

  • Optional FREE Prayerwalking Workshop/Demo Prayer Walk

Parenting Workshops

  • Duh…and Other Lovely Words: Communicating with Your Teenager

  • Homework Is Not an Oxymoron: Motivating Your Teenager

  • Candy Is Not a Major Food Group: Establishing Healthful Practices

  • “Stop Saying Your Sibling’s an Alien”: Building Respect at Home

  • PG May Not Mean “Pretty Good”: Setting Important Boundaries

  • Vaulting the Golden Arches Is Not a Life Plan: Helping Your Teen Establish Goals

  • Temptations…But Not the Singing Group: Recognizing Warning Signs and What to Do Next

Seasonal Banquets (or retreat themes)

  • Christmas: The Promise of Christmas

  • Finding Joy and Peace at Christmas

  • The Gifts of Christmas

  • Christmas: O, How He Loves You!

  • Christmas: Spreading God’s Love to All You Know

  • Spring: The Honour of Your Presence: Meet the One Who Loves You

  • Spring or Fall: Finding Balance in an Unbalanced and Chaotic World

  • Spring: The Promise of the Cross

  • Spring: Springing into a Season of Purpose

  • Fall: Falling into a Season of Balance

  • Fall: Falling into the Love Relationship that Lasts

You Are Loved!
How Jesus Honored and Protected Women . . . and How Much He Loves YOU!
(retreat or single address topics)

  • You Have Value

  • You Have Purpose

  • You Are Accepted and Loved

  • You Have a Defender and Protector

Arise! Becoming Brave, Strong, and Free! (retreat or single address topics)

  • Winner: Putting Your Past Mistakes into Godly Perspective

  • Overcomer: Forgetting the Hurts and Finding Healing

  • Warrior: Cancelling Doubts to Find the Best You

  • Vanquisher: Breaking through Fears to Follow God’s Plan for Your Life

  • Optional: FREE Prayerwalking Workshop/Demo Prayer Walk

Girlfriend Gatherings: Connecting with Each Other and God (HUMOROUS retreat or single address topics)

  • Girlfriends in Whole Big Bunches: YES! (Esther: Partnering in Faith and Friendship)

  • Girlfriends From Family: YES! (Ruth and Naomi: Bringing Out the Best in Each Other)

  • Girlfriends in Unexpected Places: YES! (Sarah and Hagar: Mending Relationships Gone Wrong)

  • Girlfriends Through Thick and Thin: YES! (Mary and Elizabeth: Developing Friendships for the Hard Times)

Writing Workshops

  • Nonfiction Books: The Form of Five Genres: Christian Living, Bible Studies, Devotionals, Gift Books, and Memoirs

  • Creating a Nonfiction Proposal That Will Sell Your Book

  • Plotting from the Right or Left Brain

  • Developing Characters Who Jump Off the Page

  • What “Show, Don’t Tell” Really Means

  • Developing Multi-Layered Conflict

  • Storyboarding: Creating an Entire Book Outline

  • Unraveling the Mystery Form

  • How to Study a Writing Form . . . and Then Do It Yourself

  • Writing Poetry: The Sight and Sound (single workshop or all-day seminar)

You. Are. Beautiful. (retreat or single address topics)

  • Love Your Selfie: Seeing Yourself as God Sees You

  • Update Your [Inside] Status: Developing Intimacy with God

  • Pls Don’t Copy/Paste: Finding Your Unique Purpose

  • Message Me: Staying in Touch with God All Day Long

  • Optional: FREE Prayerwalking Workshop/Demo Prayerwalk

Renew! (retreat or single address topics)

  • Rest in Jesus

  • Revitalize in God’s Word

  • Radiate through Prayer

  • Refresh with Relationships

  • Optional: FREE Prayerwalking Workshop/Demo Prayer Walk

God’s Spa (retreat or single address topics)

  • Massage at God’s Spa: Finding Rest in Christ

  • Treatments at God’s Spa: Embracing Life’s Changes

  • Aromatherapy at God’s Spa: Seeking God Through Prayer

  • Grooming at God’s Spa: Developing a Disciplined Life

School Workshops

  • Help! I’m Hired! Now What Do I Do? Practical Tips for New Teachers

  • Help! No One Told Me About Spitwads! Classroom Management Strategies That Work

  • Help! I’m Not an English Teacher: Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum

  • Help! I’m Not a Know-It-All: Strategies for Mentoring Other Teachers

  • Help! My Kid Wants to Go to College! Mastering the Application Process

  • Help! My Kid Is Going to College! Mastering the Financial Aid and Scholarship Application Process

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