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Jay Lowder


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Jay Lowder is founder and president of Jay Lowder Harvest Ministries, an organization dedicated to reaching diverse groups of people with the message of Jesus Christ, and Crossroads, a public and private school assembly program which has been presented to 2 million students nationwide. He is also the creator and producer of “The Darkest Hour,” a television show that features raw and compelling stories of individuals who have found their way out of the pit of defeat by discovering a purpose for living.

Lowder is a leader committed to encouraging individuals with a message of hope through Jesus. He is author of Midnight in Aisle 7 and Navigate: Finding Your Way in this World and has written for a number of online and print outlets including, The Washington Post,, RELEVANT, Crosswalk, Outreach, Ministry Today and Charisma. He has also been featured on major radio and television networks including CBN, The Discovery Channel, ABC, FOX, CNN and ABC Family, and profiled in newspaper and magazines such as Baptist Press, SBC Life and The Christian Post, as well as ESPN Outdoors, for his hunting expertise. He resides in Wichita Falls, Texas, with his wife, Melissa, and their three children Lane, Kayley Faith and Graham.