Jennifer Kennedy Dean is executive director of the Praying Life Foundation and a respected author and speaker. She is the author of numerous books, studies, and magazine articles specializing in prayer and spiritual formation. Her book Heart’s Cry has been named National Day of Prayer’s signature book and you will find articles and daily quotes from Jennifer at the National Day of Prayer Web site. Her book Live a Praying Life has been called a flagship work on prayer.
Widely recognized as an unusually gifted communicator of the deep truths of God’s Word, Jennifer speaks all over the country calling God’s people to discover the difference between a prayer life and a praying life.
Jennifer is the author of such books as Live a Praying Life, Heart’s Cry, Set Apart, Fueled by Faith, The Life-Changing Power in the Name of Jesus, and Secrets Jesus Shared. She writes for magazine such as Pray! and Spirit Led Woman. She is in demand as a speaker and has spoken in such venues as the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove and Focus on the Family.
She is a board member for Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, a member of America’s National Prayer Committee, a board member and broadcaster with WebTV4Women, and a member of National Professional Women Association. Jennifer was widowed in 2005 after 26 years of marriage to Wayne Dean, her partner both in life and ministry. They are the parents of three grown sons. Jennifer makes her home in Marion, Kentucky.