Devotionals

Promise Keepers Marks 25th Anniversary in 2015

Promise Keepers (PK) is still reaching men. In its 25th year of hosting life-changing events for men and boys, an aggressive schedule includes seven cities.

"We are calling men to come together city-wide and region wide, and unite in the battle for our homes, churches and communities," said Dr. Raleigh Washington, Promise Keepers president and CEO, who himself is a 20-year U.S. Army veteran. "Our duty is to contend for the faith, without compromise."

The theme verses for 2015 are: I Corinthians 16:13 ("Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.") and Isaiah 7:9b ("If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all.")

Presenters and Topics
Presenters in 2015 include PK founder Coach Bill McCartney and evangelist and baseball great Darryl Strawberry. The roster of PK speakers includes longtime favorites Larry Acosta, Tommy Barnett, Reggie Dabbs, Bishop Joseph Garlington, Miles McPherson, Rick Rigsby, Dr. Gary Rosberg, and Dobie Weasel. Author and pastor Francis Chan speaks at Promise Keepers for the first time this year.

Comedians Brad Stine and Cleto Rodgriguez bring their unique brands of humor and social critique. Christian artists Mark Schultz, Unspoken and guitar master Lincoln Brewster present Friday night concerts.

At Promise Keepers, topics are presented in an in-your-face manner. Session titles are: "Liberation," "S.O.P. for Life," "The Uncompromised Heart," "Homeland Security," "A Unified Front" and "Unbroken—No Compromise."

Cities and Dates
The Promise Keepers Friday night–Saturday format will visit sporting venues in Phoenix, Arizona (April 17-18), Stockton, California (May 15-16), Baton Rouge, Louisiana (June 5-6), Pittsburgh, Pennysilvania (June 19-20), Kent, Washington (July 17-18), Dallas, Texas (Aug. 14-15) and Rochester, New York (Oct. 9-10).

Tickets and Scholarships
Tickets and details on group rates, student and military discounts, and scholarships are available at www.promisekeepers.org or by calling toll-free 1.866.PROMISE (1.866.776.6473). Saturday lunch is included in conference registration. ASL interpreters will be provided.

Founded in 1990, Promise Keepers has gathered more than six million men in stadiums, arenas and churches around the world. Countless more men have been reached through books and multi-media resources, TV and radio, and its website.

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