Janie is a passionate inspirational speaker and singer with a deep love for God and a heart for worship. Her life-long love of music has led to serving as minister of music, choir director, and piano teacher. After her husband’s death in 1997, Janie returned to college and graduated from Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a certificate as a Teacher of English as a Second Language. In 2003 she moved to Beijing, China and spent the next six years teaching English and sharing Jesus’ love.

Janie attends Sunset Bible Church in University Place, Washington and volunteers in several of the church’s ministries. She has been teaching piano for more than 35 years and currently teaches from her home through Evensong Music Studio. She has three children and five grandchildren.

To read about Janie’s life lessons and stories along with insights from the Word of God and her walk with Him, read her blog “Pearls.” For posts about Janie’s life and family, read her blog “Posts.”