Janie and JustinBorn in Shreveport, Louisiana, Janie has been a teacher, conference speaker, and has served as Dean of Women at Calvary Chapel Bible College in California.

She’s been a pastor’s wife for over 35 years and gave her life to the Lord in  February 1967. Her husband Justin was a senior pastor of several churches from 1968-1997.

Janie is mother of five girls, one of whom who tragically lost her life at 19 years of age. A wonderful speaker, Janie will touch your heart with godly wisdom and southern humor.

Quick Facts about Janie

Born:  Shreveport, Louisiana

Janie’s Parents

Bob and Billie Lytton, Missionaries to Brazil 1961-1971. They were killed in a plane crash in Jan. l971. Janie is the oldest of four children and her sister also died in the crash. Her brother survived.


  • High School:  Escola Bandeirante in Brazil 1966
  • College: Mississippi State University and Belhaven University 1971


  • Justin Alfred for 48 years.


  • Janie has five girls — all names starting with the letter “A.”
  • Amy  —  Seattle, Washington
  • Anna  —  Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Alice —   Seattle, Washington
  • Ashley  —  Deceased.  Age 19 years.
  • Abby  —  Brussels, Belgium


  • Teacher of Kindergarten, 1st grade aide, 1970-1986
  • Dean of Women, Teacher Calvary Chapel Bible College 1997-1999
  • Teacher Calvary Murrieta Christian School  2002-2010
  • Retreat speaker since 1982