Friday, September 20, 2013

Dennis Jernigan to Perform at the First Ex-Gay Awareness Dinner

Media Contact:  Regina Griggs, executive director

Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX)


For Immediate Release


Dennis Jernigan to Perform at the First Ex-Gay Awareness Dinner on September 30

Christian Singer and Former Homosexual Brings Music to Washington, D.C.


Washington, D.C. -- Christian singer, songwriter, and author Dennis Jernigan will perform his music as a part of the First Ex-Gay Awareness Dinner and Reception in Washington, D.C. on September 30, 2013. The event is being hosted by Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays (PFOX), a national non-profit organization that advocates for former homosexuals and their families.


The songs of Dennis Jernigan, such as "You Are My All in All," "Nobody Fills My Heart Like Jesus," "Thank You," "We Will Worship the Lamb of Glory," as well as hundreds of others, are sung all over the world. Multiple songs from Jernigan rank in the Top 100 on the Church Copyright Licensing (CCLI) charts for the most performed songs in churches. Jernigan has released over 21 full-length CDs, multiple songbooks and folios, and authored more than five books.


On September 30, Dennis will share more about his most recent project, Sing Over Me, a documentary film that chronicles his life, work, and music. “We are thrilled to have Dennis be a part of this historic occasion,” commented Christopher Doyle, President and Co-Founder of Voice of the Voiceless. “His music and story has encouraged and inspired millions, and we are so excited for him to be with us and have him share his music and story of coming out of homosexuality.” To view Dennis Jernigan’s testimony, click here.


“Dennis Jernigan has given a great deal of his life to setting the spiritually captive free,” said Regina Griggs, Executive Director of PFOX. “Having walked out of a homosexual identity and into that of a new creation, Dennis is convinced that with God NOTHING is impossible. Through the sharing of his story, Dennis Jernigan has watched thousands of people find healing through intimacy with Jesus Christ.  People seeking positive life change need the love and support of their friends, family, communities, schools, workplaces, and churches.”


Dennis and his wife, Melinda, have been married for 27 years, have nine children, and make their home in Oklahoma.


For more information on the First Ex-Gay Awareness Month Dinner on September 30 in Washington, D.C., to purchase tickets, and/or become a sponsor, click here.




Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX) is the nation’s leading advocacy organization for love, support, and positive life change for the ex-gay community, their families, and individuals with unwanted same-sex attractions.



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