"Sing Over Me" Documentary to Focus on Ex-Gay Christian Musician
Media Release : Feb 13, 2013
Sing Over Me movie
"By telling his story, Jernigan puts forth an example of what God can do in the lives of those who put their trust in Him. Nothing is impossible with God, and He wants to bring healing and freedom to all. Many people let their temptations define who they are, but true identity can only be found in the One who created us. God alone tells us who we are." -Documentary description on Indigogo website.
EDITOR'S NOTE: I have known of and appreciated the music, message and the heart of worship leader and songwriter Dennis Jernigan for quite some time. Songs he's written and recorded, such as "Daddy's Song," (aired on the radio) have made an immediate impact with listeners to the point where they have called to share how they were touched. I'm blessed to see that God is continuing to use this bravely honest brother at a time when the truth he shares is so desperately needed. –Aimee Herd, BCN.
(Los Angeles, CA)—World-renowned Christian musician, Dennis Jernigan, announced today that his life story is to be chronicled in the forthcoming documentary, Sing Over Me.
Jacob Kindberg has signed on to direct the feature-length film, which will focus on Jernigan's homosexual past, his decision to walk away from the homosexual lifestyle, and his current ministry for those struggling with same-sex attraction. The film is currently in pre-production and will begin shooting in March, in Oklahoma, where Dennis resides with his wife and children.
About Dennis Jernigan
In 1981, singer-songwriter Dennis Jernigan walked away from the homosexual lifestyle and decided to follow Jesus Christ. Raised in a Christian home, he identified himself as being gay at a young age and constantly feared the persecution of the Church. Years of depression and despair followed as he tried to lead a double life, while secretly battling his temptations. Even after fully embracing his desires, he experienced only more pain and loneliness. Through it all music remained the one thing he could find peace in, and it was through music that God changed him forever. After re-dedicating his life to Christ in his mid-twenties, Jernigan was inspired to begin his ministry recording music, sharing his story, and leading others to freedom. Over the next few decades, he would write some of the most popular Christian songs of all time and God would graciously use the torment of his past to bring hope to others.
Funds for the documentary are being raised through an Indigogo campaign. For more information about the documentary, follow the link provided.