Excitement Builds as Speakers for 'The Gathering at Oral Roberts University' are Announced
Contact: Carissa Bratschun, Oral Roberts University, 918-495-7337
TULSA, Okla., Sept. 4, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- The announcement of seven internationally-known speakers to appear for "The Gathering at Oral Roberts University" has sparked growing excitement. The Gathering will air live on GEB America DirecTV Channel 363, KGEB Tulsa TV 53 and gebamerica.com on September 23-29, from 6 to 8 p.m. Central time.
The Speakers include Henry Fernandez, senior pastor of Faith Center Ministries; Judy Jacobs, Co-Pastor of Dwelling Place Church International; Dr. Dave Martin, founder of Dave Martin International; Robert Morris, senior pastor of Gateway Church; John Muratori, senior pastor of Calvary Life Family Worship Center; Dr. Mark Rutland, president of Oral Roberts University; Dr. Kenneth C. Ulmer, senior pastor of Faithful Central Bible Church.
Fernandez and his wife Carol co-pastor Faith Center Ministries, a congregation of more than 8,000 members in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He also founded the University of Fort Lauderdale, a nondenominational Christian university, and has authored several books including "Faith, the Key to Success and Prayer -- the Power Connection."
Jacobs is the co-pastor of Dwelling Place Church International with her husband Jamie in Cleveland, Tenn., and leads the International Institute of Mentoring program for helping people pursue their purpose. A gifted singer since childhood, Jacobs has recorded eight solo albums and hosts His Song Ministries at global conferences. She has also authored several books.
Martin is the author of several best-selling books including "The Force of Favor" which teaches people to recognize, accept, and walk in the favor of God, and "Name Your It," a teaching on the power of a seed.
Morris is the founding senior pastor of Gateway Church, a multi-campus, evangelistic, Spirit-empowered church in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. He holds a Doctor of Letters from The King's University and is the bestselling author of ten books including "The Blessed Life," "From Dream to Destiny," "The Power of Your Words," and "The God I Never Knew."
Muratori serves as the senior pastor of Calvary Life Family Worship Center and is the author the best-selling book and multi-media curriculum titled "Money by Design." He is the executive director of Turning Point Christian Center, a nationally acclaimed faith-based program located in Connecticut for substance abuse rehabilitation.
Rutland is the third president of Oral Roberts University and a nationally recognized figure in Christian higher education. He has also been a pastor and is the author of 13 books, including "Launch Out into the Deep," "God of the Valleys," "Character Matters," and "Most Likely to Succeed."
Ulmer serves as the senior pastor-teacher of Faithful Central Bible Church in Inglewood, Calif. Under his steady leadership, Faithful Central Bible Church has grown from a congregation of 350 to more than 13,000 since he arrived in 1982.
During the broadcast, viewers will enjoy powerful Scripture teaching and worship. Information will also be shared about the world-changing work going on at Oral Roberts University and through its alumni around the world. Viewers will be given the opportunity to contribute to the Whole Person Scholarship program, which will help ORU raise up more servant-leaders who will share the gospel and spread God's love and healing power in every nation. To find out more information, please go to www.orugathering.org.
About Oral Roberts University
Oral Roberts University is a world-renowned Christian university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Founded in 1963, ORU serves students from 49 states and over 50 countries, representing over 40 denominations. Offering 64 undergraduate majors, 14 master’s programs and two doctoral degrees, plus NCAA Division I athletics, ORU actively engages students to hear God's voice, excel in academics and go impact their world. For more information about ORU, visit www.oru.edu.
About GEB America
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. The new GEB America is set to launch on October 1, 2012. GEB America can be viewed on DirecTV Channel 363, KGEB Tulsa TV-53 and www.gebamerica.com.