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Classic Promise Keepers Message by John Maxwell on Global Radio Show
Focus on the Family revisits Indianapolis '94 speech

Contact: Steve Chavis, Promise Keepers, 303-964-7790

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 9 /Christian Newswire/ -- Promise Keepers (PK), the international ministry to men, contributes to Focus on the Family's 'Flashback' series of 'definitive broadcasts' today and Friday, Aug. 10, 2007. Leadership guru John Maxwell is featured in a two-part broadcast on Focus on the Family's global network of daily radio outlets.

"Looking back ten or 15 years ago there was a void in the Christian terrain; there were very few gatherings for men," said Dr. James Dobson, host of the broadcast. "Promise Keepers is continuing to provide a service to men. It is still a very important ministry."

The broadcast is a recording of a message from the Promise Keepers men's conference in Indianapolis in 1994. Quoting from the second promise of a promise keeper ("A promise keeper is committed to practicing spiritual, moral, ethical and sexual purity"), Maxwell told crowd, "Let's keep our hearts pure and our consciences free from evil. The first guideline for dealing with sexual temptation is ... run."

Promise Keepers continues its 17th season of men's conferences with events in Cincinnati (Aug. 17-18) and Fresno (Aug. 24-25). The 2007 conference program targets men's love of adventure, offers them a spiritual challenge, and points them to the fulfillment of their potential. Also this year, Promise Keepers tackles gender relations head-on with a Saturday session called "The Significance of Engaging the Heart of a Woman."

Register online at www.promisekeepers.org, or by calling toll-free, 1-866-PROMISE (866-776-6473). Group rates are available. Discounts are available for youth (13 – 18 years of age) and active military personnel.

BACKGROUND: Promise Keepers, in its 17th year of ministry, has reached millions of men since its inception in 1990. Through arena conferences and audience-specific events, its website and multi-media resources, Promise Keepers encourages and equips men to act on their integrity. Promise Keepers' mission is to make passionate followers of Jesus Christ. Promise Keepers' vision is: "Men Transformed Worldwide."