In the not so distant past, was a movement that swept across the country that was started by former Colorado University football coach Bill McCartney, called Promise Keepers. It started small, but before long, hundreds of thousands of men would gather for huge conferences that focused on men keeping their promises to God and their families. Of course, the liberal media and left wing extremist groups condemned the movement saying that it caused men to force their wives to be subservient to their husbands. Soon these groups would gather outside these huge events to protest. However, a strange thing happened, another group of women gathered to protest the protestors: the wives of the promise keepers. You see, they loved promise keepers rallies because their husbands came back more loving, gentle, helpful, and committed to their marriages and families than ever before.
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Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jun 2, 2004
Story: St. Augustine - so the story goes - was struggling to understand the doctrine of the Trinity. So he decided to go for a walk on the beach, where he saw a little boy digging a hole in the sand with a seashell. The boy then ran off to the ocean, filling the shell, and rushed back to pour it ...read more