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Redeemed & Restored: Janet McHenry’s Redemption Story

R R Ep 55 Janet McHenry

Redeemed & Restored: Janet McHenry’s Redemption Story

Today on Redeemed & Restored, I’m so excited to introduce you to my friend and best selling author, Janet McHenry! Janet’s life has been redeemed and restored by God in a way that will no doubt encourage you to trust Him in a deeper way and recognize His faithfulness. Janet is a national speaker and the author of 24 books, including two bestsellers, PrayerWalk (WaterBrook/RandomHouse) and 50 Life Lessons for Grads (Worthy). A former high school English teacher, she and her rancher husband Craig raised four children in the Sierra Valley.

You can find out more about Janet by visiting

Quotes from the Episode

I was angry at those 12 jurors because we had been planted in that community for a long time. We were respected people,
you know? He had he himself done
volunteer work in the community, he had
served as a county supervisor…and so I was just like, “Why, God? Why would you allow this to happen?”

So that was hanging over your head for four years and you would have had to think knowing that you’re you’re in that he’s innocent, that God would come in and save the day…that everything would be okay, right?
And it wasn’t. You had to be angry with God over that.

Even the chief juror was the son of a woman that I prayer walked with.


Injustice, wrongly prosecuted, Romans 8:28, Streams in the Desert, legal issues
Athena Dean Holtz
Welcome, I'm Athena!

I start each day by tithing the first hour to the Lord in prayer, reading the word, doing word studies of the Text, and asking God how I can live out what I am reading. This time is usually met with meditation on devotionals that are usually written by dead guys like Oswald Chambers, CS Lewis, Charles Spurgeon, AW Tozer, and Andrew Murray.

Right now, I’m reading a daily devotional with a friend called Tozer on the Almighty God for my focus for the day. It's fun to see individually what pulls us in to spur one another on to good deeds!

The Bible is filled with action steps to walk out in practical and intentional ways. This sets my day in motion to walk it out! I hope this is your heart, too.

Consider this a personal invitation to join me in this journey!

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