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Out of Storms Come Survivors: How Ministries Are Formed [Kindle Edition]

Jennifer Travis Cox

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Book Description

ONE THING I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED IS MUSIC—all types of music. I must admit, growing up as a teenager during the sixties and early seventies, we listened to some of the best music of all times. It was the Motown era. We listened to groups such as the Temptations, The Miracles, and all of the great ones from Motown.

Christian music has always been a part of my life as well. We always went to church, and like most young people during my time, I sang in the church choir. We did not sing contemporary songs as we do today that add
flavor for the younger generation. We sang those old 100’s: “I Love the Lord, He Heard My Cry,” “I Need Thee Every Hour,” “Old Ship of Zion,” and “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.” I guess to be fair, we did loosen up with “We Are Soldiers.” But you get my point. I knew all the words to these songs, just like I knew the words to the Rhythm & Blues songs.
However, at that time when I sang the Old 100’s, I only sang them with my lips. Little did I know that years later, when I sang them again, they would be straight from my heart. I would then really understand what a friend I actually do have in Jesus, and that I do “need Thee every hour.”

The twenties are referred to as roaring, but if I had to name a decade roaring, it would definitely be the nineties for me. The nineties moved in like one of those big F5 Texas tornadoes. It hits hard, and when it leaves, nothing is the same. Sometimes you see it coming, and sometimes it just swoops down on you out of nowhere.

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About the Author

Jennifer Cox is the Community Advocate for Southwest Transplant Alliance (the local organ bank). She has traveled this country, Europe and Central American carrying the positive message of healthy living and the importance of organ donation. Widely applauded for her calm demeanor and straightforward truthfulness, Jennifer touches her audience with her special blend of faith and strength. As a young wife and mother, Jennifer was faced with the task of caring for her daughter who was diagnosed with Lupus, a debilitating chronic disease. Realizing others may face the same life and death choices, she called upon her faith to form a support group to encourage patients that are waiting for organ transplants and/or those that are newly transplanted. Using her own life experiences, Jennifer builds a connection with her audience when she speaks at venues, such as churches, businesses, sororities, hospitals and fundraisers. She especially enjoys encouraging young girls with her message of hope, tolerance and overcoming. She has been featured in national magazine articles, such as Heart and Soul and Essence, and in local magazines and newspapers. She has also been a special guest on television talk shows and radio programs. In 2000, she received the Status of Women Award from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. for community service. She is listed among the "Who's Who among students in American Junior Colleges. Jennifer also served on the Advisory Board and Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation of North Texas. In 2009, she received the Patient of the Year award from Methodist Medical Center of Dallas for dedicated service and community service. Jennifer is also the author of "Broken Dolls - Gathering the Pieces" which details her experience of caring for her chronically ill daughter. Jennifer Cox resides in Dallas, Texas, with her husband, Henry. Together, they have four children and four grandchildren.

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  • File Size: 394 KB
  • Print Length: 106 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Xlibris (March 8, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004OEK6V6
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