Press Release: The KAIROS Company for Promise Keepers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Ken Harrison, CEO and chairman of the board of Promise Keepers announced that Houston pastor Donald Burgs, Jr. has been appointed to the board of directors. Promise Keepers, founded in 1990 by former University of Colorado football coach Bill McCartney, was one of the largest Christ-centered movements ever. Today, Promise Keepers is calling men back to courageous and bold servant-leadership by sparking a movement that will mobilize millions of men to follow Christ into today’s broken world as changemakers for their families, churches and communities.

Pastor Burgs is president of African American Fellowship of Southern Baptist Convention of Texas; director of International Relations of NBCA, International; executive board member of National American Fellowship; and board member of Health Care.

He has served as the president and CEO of the ministerial advisory board to the mayor of the City of Houston, executive board member of the Disaster Relief Advisory Board – Defense of Houston, chairperson of the education committee of the Mayor’s Ministerial Advisory Board of the City of Houston, chaplain of the Harris County jail, and chaplain of the Galveston County jail.

Ken Harrison, CEO and chairman of Promise Keepers, said:

“Donald Burgs is a true leader, vitally involved, not only in shepherding his multicampus church but also in his community and denomination. He is a man of action and integrity, sought out not only in Houston, but across the country, and around the world. We’re blessed to have Donald’s wisdom and leadership in this critical hour for men.”