Fire Damages Promise Keepers Office

by | Jun 29, 2010 | Charisma Archive

Promise Keepers (PK) has sustained “substantial” losses
after a fire broke out at its ministry headquarters in Denver Sunday.

No one was hurt in the blaze that firefighters say started
in a closet around 10:30 p.m., Denver’s CBS affiliate reported. The fire may
have been electrical, firefighters said.

“Although our offsite backup ministry files are in tact, we
have sustained substantial loss in our communications, equipment, office
furnishings and servers,” the ministry said in a statement. “Coach McCartney,
Dr. Raleigh Washington and our PK staff are still standing and are more
committed then ever before to bring the Word of God to our 2010 conferences.”

Founded
by former University of Colorado football coach Bill McCartney, the men’s ministry made headlines
in 2007 when it drew nearly 1 million men to Washington, D.C., for
its
landmark Stand in the Gap event.

 

Though phone lines were
expected to be down for two or three days, the group’s leaders expected to be
ready for their August conferences in Denver and Orlando, Fla.

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