Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) May 24, 2013
GEB America will premiere an original program featuring stories of survival and faith in Moore, Okla. The exclusive footage, titled "Moore, OK 2013," will air tonight at 11 p.m. CT on GEB America, Oral Roberts University’s national television network.
On Monday, May 20, 2013, Moore, Okla. was hit by a massive F5 tornado, which killed dozens and caused extensive damage to many neighborhoods, churches and businesses within the town. Many lost their homes, but amidst the rubble, GEB America found an undertone of hope and faith.
“We are saddened by the recent tornadoes that caused so much devastation in Moore, Okla.,” said GEB America President Ossie Mills. “GEB America is proud to tell the stories of faith that emerged from this difficult situation. This exclusive program shows that God works even during our darkest hour.”
The GEB America special is hosted by Jeremy Burton, senior director for university relations and communications at ORU and Amy Calvert, GEB America vice president of marketing and sales. They spoke to victims who have amazing stories of survival, relief workers with Convoy of Hope and ORU students working to provide assistance to families who lost everything.
The GEB America program will have additional airings throughout Memorial Day Weekend.
GEB America is focusing on helping the 34 million Baby Boomers of faith to live well –Spirit, Mind and Body. From the campus of Oral Roberts University comes a place of hope for today and the promise of a better tomorrow. Built on the network’s vision founded by Chancellor Oral Roberts, GEB America leaps into the 21st Century providing Spirit-Empowered Edu-tainment. GEB America is a division of ORU and can be viewed on DirecTV Channel 363, Tulsa TV-53, SkyAngel and http://www.gebamerica.com.
About Oral Roberts University
Oral Roberts University is a world-renowned Christian university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Founded in 1963, ORU serves students from 48 states and over 60 countries, representing over 40 denominations. ORU offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 14 master’s programs and two doctoral degrees, plus NCAA Division I athletics. ORU recently elected their fourth president, Dr. Billy Wilson. For more information on Dr. Billy Wilson, visit http://www.oru.edu/drbillywilson.
For More Information
Jeremy Burton, Senior Director for University Relations
Carissa Bratschun, Public Relations Specialist