No One Loves You Like a Mother…
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No One Loves You Like a Mother…

For Mother’s Day, I thought I’d point you to one of my favorite Mom stories in the Bible. Take time this week to read Exodus 2:1-10 to learn about the faith of Moses’ mother. Moses was a beautiful baby, “a fine child” – He was born in a time of turmoil. His life was literally in...

Do you want to be in Men’s Ministry?
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Do you want to be in Men’s Ministry?

Men, here’s a strong throwdown from my friend, Chris Jackson, in LA (Lower Alabama). He gets men’s discipleship! By Chris Jackson / May 11, 2017 “We want to get a men’s ministry going in our church” I hear these words regularly.  I also hear men complain about pastors not supporting their men’s ministry efforts. Here...

Honey, Let’s Pray
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Honey, Let’s Pray

Originally Posted by Mike Young February 2006 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up! Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how...

Real Manhood Plans
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Real Manhood Plans

Originally Posted by Mike Young April 2006 I just completed The Quest for Authentic Manhood with four groups of men. There was only one homework assignment… Write out a Personal Manhood Plan. The results were powerful and inspiring. I thought I would share some excerpts with you. I personally want to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with each...

Now That’s BIG
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Now That’s BIG

Originally Posted by Mike Young October 2005 Our four year-old son, Benjamin, is in a tough spot. He is the youngest of three sons in our family and refuses to believe that there are things he can’t or shouldn’t do. Anything he sees his brothers doing is fair game for him as well. When you...

To Love and to Cherish, and to Pray
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To Love and to Cherish, and to Pray

Originally Posted by Mike Young February 2006 So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself; for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church, because we are members of His body....

Be Good Stewards
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Be Good Stewards

Originally Posted by Mike Young October 2005 In our Bible Fellowship class this past Sunday, we started a four week study of Biblical stewardship. All our adult classes are focusing on the same topic. Our pastor is also sharing a series of sermons called Building a Great Life which complements the study. This is a...

Illinois Chevy Dealership Hosts The Manger Build!
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Illinois Chevy Dealership Hosts The Manger Build!

Check out this story from a guy who is passionate about The Manger Build! A community was impacted, seeds planted, the Light shown…and God used The Manger Build and a Chevy dealership in Pekin, Illinois to do it. Dear Mike, Several years ago there was a Manger Build card on a table at our church. I asked several...

Young Family Update 2016
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Young Family Update 2016

Stacy continues to manage our family with grace and dexterity. Just feeding the crew is a crazy adventure! (And Tim brought 5 friends home for Thanksgiving!) She and Hannah enjoyed a mother/daughter trip to NY this summer. She’s also serving on the pastor search team for our church. Tim is in his 3rd year at West Point....

Seeds to Harvest
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Seeds to Harvest

At our annual summit last month, the members of NCMM affirmed me as the next President of this organization that has been so helpful to me and Noble Warriors. I’m excited and thankful for this opportunity to serve and encourage other men who have been called out by God to disciple men. God has given me an interesting...