Janet’s Video Page

Janet McHenry is an award-winning speaker and the author of 24 books, including the bestselling PrayerWalk and her newest, The Complete Guide to the Prayers of Jesus. She would LOVE to be considered as the speaker for your next event, and you can contact her through her website:

Janet’s mission is to get you Looking Up! In fact, she prays daily that she will encourage others through her writing and speaking. No matter what the subject is — prayer, spiritual health, writing, family, friends, or faith – Janet will fill you with help from God’s Word, hope from her own stories, and honest humor from her heart.


The author of over 20 books, Janet speaks all over the country to a variety of audiences, sharing practical, biblical truths through her humorously dramatic stories about how God has worked in her and others’ lives. Her business name Looking Up! reflects her passion for prayer.
The author of 23 books Janet has written the best-selling 50 Life Lessons for Grads, Girlfriend Gatherings, Training for Success (a Bible study on the characteristics of Jesus), and several on prayer:

  • The Complete Guide to the Prayers of Jesus: What He Prayed and How It Will Change Your Life Today
  • PrayerWalk: Becoming a Woman of Prayer, Strength and Discipline
  • Daily PrayerWalk: Meditations for a Deeper Prayer Life
  • Prayer Changes Teens: How to Parent from Your Knees
  • PrayerStreaming: Staying in Touch with God All Day Long
  • My Prayer Buddy Devotional: For a Sisterhood of Prayer Partners

She also has written hundreds of articles for newspapers and magazines, including Decision and Guideposts.  Additionally, stories about her transformation through prayerwalking and her passion for her community have been aired on radio and television stations around the country and have appeared in magazines such as Health, Family Circle, First, and Catholic Digest.


praywalkpsdIn 1998 Janet began prayerwalking the streets of her community, praying over homes and businesses. Shortly after her best-selling book PrayerWalk was released in 2001, she became known as the foremost expert on devotional prayerwalking and has won numerous awards including Writer of the Year (Mt. Hermon Writers Conference), Advanced Writers and Speakers Association Member of the Year, and Teacher of the Year (Soroptimists International). Read more…

“Prayer is the best problem-solving strategy… so keep looking up!”

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