Promise Keepers, the men's ministry founded in 1990 by coach Bill McCartney and known for its massive stadium events has announced additions to its already-expanded lineup for its 2020 Global Digital Experience, a massive online event which will be simulcast and live-streamed to men across the country and around the world July 31 and Aug. 1.
The two-day event will feature everything that men have come to expect from a Promise Keepers event: an authentic, Christ-centered experience with amazing keynote speakers, worship artists and special guests. Every element has been carefully assembled to produce a timely message of hope, unity and transformation that will empower men to bless their families, strengthen their churches, transform their communities and reignite a new generation.
The session topics provide the shot in the arm men are really in need of right now, including:
—Marriage and Restoration.
—Building a Legacy.
Keynote speakers for 2020 Promise Keepers Global Digital Experience include:
—Tony Evans, senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, founder and president of The Urban Alternative, former chaplain of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys and present chaplain of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks. His radio broadcast, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, can be heard on over 1,200 U.S. radio outlets daily and in more than 130 countries.
—John Gray, senior pastor of Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina, and an associate pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston. A prolific writer, John is the author of I Am Number 8: Overlooked and Undervalued, But Not Forgotten by God and Win from Within: Finding Yourself by Facing Yourself.
—Mark Batterson, lead pastor of National Community Church in the District of Columbia, one of the most innovative and influential churches in America, and a New York Times bestselling author of 15 books, including Whisper, Chase the Lion and The Circle Maker.
—Bob Goff, author of The New York Times' bestselling Love Does and Everybody, Always as well as the bestselling Love Does for Kids. He is the Honorary Consul to the Republic of Uganda, an attorney and the founder of Love Does—a nonprofit human rights organization operating in Uganda, India, Nepal, Iraq and Somalia.
—Steve Arterburn, host of the No. 1 nationally syndicated Christian counseling radio show, New Life Live! He is the teaching pastor at Northview Church in Carmel, Indiana. He is a prolific author with over 10 million copies of his books in print. He is the author of the popular Every Man's series and produced the award-winning Life Recovery Bible.
—James Robison, founder of LIFE Outreach International and host of the daily television program LIFE Today. He has dedicated his life to providing food, water and shelter for people in crisis, establishing orphanages and schools, and rescuing women and children from sex trafficking. He is the author of The New York Times bestselling book, Indivisible.
—John Eldredge, author of The New York Times bestselling, Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul and Captivating: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman's Soul, co-authored with his wife, Stasi. He is the president of Ransomed Heart, which helps people discover the heart of God, recover their own hearts in God's love and learn to live in God's kingdom.
—Edgar Sandoval, chief operating officer of World Vision U.S., a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Sandoval recommitted his life to Christ at a Promise Keepers' event in Dallas in 2002.
—Luis Palau, Andrew Palau and Kevin Palau, leaders of Luis Palau Association, which exists to proclaim the Good News, unite the church and impact cities worldwide. Luis Palau, along with his sons Andrew and Kevin, has shared the gospel with hundreds of millions of people around the world through evangelistic events and media.
—Ken Coleman, host of The Ken Coleman Show on the Ramsey Network that airs in more than 35 cities every weekday. He helps people discover what they were born to do and the practical steps to make their dream job a reality. Ken is the No. 1 national bestselling author of The Proximity Principle: The Proven Strategy That Will Lead to the Career You Love.
—Miles McPherson, senior pastor of the Rock Church in San Diego and a former NFL football player. He founded Do Something Church, dedicated to equipping churches to transform the world by successfully meeting their community's needs. His latest book, The Third Option, calls on us to see people not by the color of their skin, but as humans created in the image of God.
—Bishop Joseph Garlington, senior pastor of Covenant Church of Pittsburgh. He is the presiding bishop of reconciliation at Ministries International, an international network of churches that spans the globe with nearly a thousand congregations worldwide. He is an accomplished musician, author and scholar, whose work touches millions through radio and TV.
—Jimmy Evans, senior pastor of Gateway Church in Dallas. He also serves as the senior elder of Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo. Jimmy is the founder and CEO of MarriageToday, a ministry that is devoted to helping couples thrive in strong and fulfilling marriages and families. Jimmy and his wife Karen co-host Marriage Today, a nationally syndicated television program.
—Chad Hennings, founder of Wingmen Ministries, which equips men to be better husbands, better fathers and more Christ-like examples. He earned three Super Bowl rings during his nine-year career with the Dallas Cowboys. A graduate of the Air Force Academy, he flew 45 missions in operation "Provide Comfort" behind the controls of an A-10 Thunderbolt.
—Reggie Dabbs, one of the most sought-after public school and event speakers around the world for more than two decades. From professional athletes and stay-at-home moms to high school students, Reggie relentlessly chases his personal passion around the globe by sharing his own astonishing story of tragedy, redemption and hope with millions of people each year.
—Steve Berger, the founding pastor of Grace Chapel in Leipers Fork, Tennessee. Steve is known for his straight talk in the pulpit. With his wife, Sarah, they published Have Heart: Bridging the Gulf Between Heaven and Earth about the events surrounding their 19-year-old son's entrance into heaven.
—David J. Harris, host of David J. Harris Jr. Live, a weekday program that covers current events. He is the founder of DavidHarrisJr.com, a website aimed at bringing truth to news reporting. His latest book, Why I Couldn't Stay Silent, tells a story of one man's pursuit to shine light in the darkness and make sense out of the gloom clouding our country's greatness.
—The Benham Brothers, Jason and David, are founders of the Benham Real Estate Group, one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, and former professional baseball players. Fearless witnesses for Christ, they were fired from their popular HGTV show because of their stand for biblical morality. They are the authors of Bold and Broken.
—Jonathan Evans, who serves with his pastor, friend and father, Dr. Tony Evans, both in the local church and the national ministry. He is a former NFL fullback who serves as the chaplain of the Dallas Cowboys and co-chaplain of the Dallas Mavericks. He teamed up with his father to write, Get in the Game: A Spiritual Workout for Athletes.
—Greg Stier, founder and president of Dare 2 Share Ministries (D2S), a ministry that equips teenagers to share their faith relationally. Greg has trained over a million teens and adults in the last 20 years. A former pastor, church planter and youth leader, he is the author of 16 books, including Dare 2 Share: A Field Guide to Sharing Your Faith.
—Charles Haley, NFL Hall of Famer and legendary pass rusher. Over his 12-year career, he won two Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers and three with the Dallas Cowboys. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder after his retirement from the NFL, and struggling with alcohol, drugs and his daughter's leukemia, his faith in Christ was key to both his recovery and his life of service.
Vance Day, president of Promise Keepers, said: "This powerful lineup will connect men of all ages, unite men of all races and invite all men everywhere to rise up, stand strong and show the world what it means to be a man of God."
Individuals may register for the free livestream of the event at promisekeepers.
Churches may register to simulcast the event free at promisekeepers.brushfire.com/2020/463892.
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