Partners Keep Us Accountable!
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Partners Keep Us Accountable!

Part 3 of #TellTheStory If you’ve been keeping up with our story, you’ve read about Carl’s Leap of Faith and “It Just So Happened” moments. Next, Carl Benjamin finds himself sitting in the office of John Rippey. “I [Carl] gave him a call. I had no idea who he was. We set up a meeting to...

It Just So Happened…
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It Just So Happened…

Part 2 of #TellTheStory If you read our last article (read part 1 here), you learned a little bit about Carl Benjamin and his Noble Warriors journey. In April 2018, Carl took a leap of faith and jumped feet-first into full-time men’s ministry. Since then Carl has been traveling around Southwest Virginia spreading the word...

A Leap of Faith
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A Leap of Faith

Part 1 of #TellTheStory In April 2018, Carl Benjamin threw his hands up and said…  “Okay God, I give. Let’s do this men’s ministry thing full time.” Carl had spent the last 37 years in the corporate world as an IT database coordinator for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, but it was Promise Keepers events in...

NW Southwest Answers: Top 3 Accomplishments of 2018
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NW Southwest Answers: Top 3 Accomplishments of 2018

From a supporter and friend of Noble Warriors in Southwest Virginia: What are the TOP THREE accomplishments you’ve achieved in 2018. What has been your biggest impact on local churches so far?  Carl Benjamin, Southwest Regional Coordinator: Surrendering to God I would say my biggest achievement was actually surrendering to God by taking a huge...

Charlottesville – Regional Team Kickoff
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Charlottesville – Regional Team Kickoff

We love to report on new work! Bill Ward and Kevin Wirt worked together on a successful launch of a new Regional Team. Sixteen men, representing five different churches across the region, met together for the launch. Regional teams meet together about 8 times annually for training, encouragement and prayer to help local churches disciple...

Regional Teams – Scalable and Reproducible
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Regional Teams – Scalable and Reproducible

The future of Noble Warriors will be dependent upon our ability to scale and multiply our capacity to serve local churches. God is raising up teams of local guys who disciple men and are passionate about helping other men disciple men. Recall 2 Timothy 2:2… and what you have heard from me in the presence...

It Started in our Garage…
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It Started in our Garage…

Minute with Mike / October 2018 It started in our garage… before Noble Warriors was even a concept. As a young dad, I wanted to keep Christ in front of Christmas for our family. So, I’d take the kids out to the garage and let them help me build a life-sized, wood manger to put...

Multiplying Ministry Across the Country – NCMM
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Multiplying Ministry Across the Country – NCMM

Noble Warriors has been a member of the National Coalition of Ministries to Men since our inception in 2005. We’ve learned much from other leaders over the years and had many opportunities to share what we’ve learned. (I was on a call with a guy in Oregon this month who asked about our support model,...

The Big Win
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The Big Win

Minute with Mike / September 2018 BIG EVENTS often get much attention but sadly don’t often deliver on what they promise. Most of the pastors and leaders I talk to measure the success of their men’s ministry by event attendance. I get it, energy, hype and attention attract men. Unfortunately, these won’t sustain. Events of...

My God Adventure
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My God Adventure

By Carl Benjamin / June 8, 2018 I want to give you a quick update on my God Adventure. It has been over six weeks since I left the security of corporate life as a database administrator at Anthem to begin working full-time with Noble Warriors. And I’m loving it! My personal relationship with the...