BGEA, Tenth Avenue North Collaborate On Video
July 2, 2009 at 7:56 AM (PT)
The BILLY GRAHAM EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION (BGEA) recently collaborated with REUNION RECORDS band TENTH AVENUE NORTH to film an exclusive new music video for the band's hit song "BY YOUR SIDE." The video will be used to promote and raise awareness of the BILLY GRAHAM RAPID RESPONSE TEAM of crisis-trained chaplains.
A portion of the video is shown on the latest BILLY GRAHAM TELEVISION SPECIAL which is airing nationwide on Christian networks this month. The 30-minute program focuses on the RAPID RESPONSE TEAM and its work comforting victims of the tornado that hit LONE GROVE, OK, earlier this year, as well as the RAPID RESPONSE TEAM's ministry to the pastor who was deeply affected by HURRICANE KATRINA.
"We're extremely excited to be working with the BILLY GRAHAM EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION and their RAPID RESPONSE TEAM. In light of everything that god has done with and through them, we are humbled and grateful to be a small part of their ministry," said TENTH AVENUE NORTH lead singer MIKE DONEHEY.
"The BILLY GRAHAM RAPID RESPONSE TEAM is a vital ministry that has brought hope to victims of some of the greatest tragedies our country has seen over the last several years. This program, and the video from TENTH AVENUE NORTH, will give viewers a sense of what we deal with when we hit the ground in the aftermath of tragedies, and how the light of CHRIST can shine in the darkest of days," said RAPID RESPONSE TEAM Dir. JACK MUNDAY.
The music video features clips of TENTH AVENUE NORTH with footage from RAPID RESPONSE TEAM deployments to disaster areas. It can be seen in its entirety at www.billygraham.tv. The site also includes information on when and where the TV program can be seen.
The BILLY GRAHAM RAPID RESPONSE TEAM was developed in the wake of the SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and is a nationwide network of chaplains who are specially trained to appropriately offer emotional and spiritual care during crisis situations.