Jennifer Lynn Heck was born with cerebral palsy. That hasn’t stopped her from taking many leaps of faith. It includes seven tandem skydives, one at 15,000 feet.
She passionately believes, “My mission in life is to break barriers between people and build bridges to God. Everyone needs to know Jesus Christ, grow in their faith and use their God-given gifts for his glory.”
In 2021, Jennifer Lynn Heck published the third edition of her book A Heavenly Conversation One Night Before Christmas: God Talks About Giving You the Greatest Gift. She wrote and designed this unique color illustrated book, which leads the reader on a wonder-filled journey through the complete Gospel story.
The book was a bestseller several weeks on BookBaby in 2019 and 2020. In December 2021 and 2022, the eBook and paperback book were Amazon’s #1 in both Evangelism and Christian Evangelism. In the Christian Holidays category, the paperback was #11 in 2021 and the eBook was #14 in 2022.
In January 2023, Jennifer Lynn Heck published a second book. The title is Walking Victoriously Through a Fiery Furnace: True Story of Betrayal, Falsehood and Healing a Wounded Soul. Written as an epistle, Jennifer tells the riveting, true story of Victoria Grace. The color illustrated book is a road map to navigating a painful journey in falsehood and victorious healing through a relationship with Jesus Christ.
For nearly thirty years, Jennifer worked as a graphic designer of publications and has written more than 130 articles. Most of the newspaper articles were published in The Southeast Outlook, where she served as a columnist for ten years. She is a member of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky.
Jennifer earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisville. She graduated summa cum laude with a second bachelor’s degree from Johnson Bible College; Knoxville, Tennessee. Her major was the Bible and she specialized in disability ministry.
Pastor Shared Jennifer's Testimony
On September 21, 2020 retired Pastor Dave Stone shared Jennifer's testimony as an example of a joyful, enduring faith in Jesus. You can watch her video testimony, starting at time marker 34:35.
Romans 1:16 … It’s news I’m most proud to proclaim, this extraordinary Message of God’s powerful plan to rescue everyone who trusts him, starting with Jews and then right on to everyone else! (MSG)
Ephesians 2:8-10 … God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it. For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. (NLT)
Psalm 115:1 ... Not to us, Lord, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness. (NIV)
Proverbs 3:5-7 ... Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the Lord and turn away from evil. (NLT)
Ephesians 5:15-17 ... So then, be careful how you walk, not as unwise people but as wise, making the most of your time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. (NASB)