6 Great Reasons to Host The Manger Build this Christmas!
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6 Great Reasons to Host The Manger Build this Christmas!

1) Most families in your community celebrate Christmas but don’t know Jesus. Sad, but true. It’s hard to believe how so many could miss Christ in Christmas, but they do. Your church could help families learn why they’re celebrating! 2) Churches often struggle to engage busy young families. Everywhere I go, men’s ministry leaders ask,...

Got 15 Minutes? Sharpen Your Ministry to Men With This New Resource.
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Got 15 Minutes? Sharpen Your Ministry to Men With This New Resource.

I have some exciting news to share with you. The NCMM (National Coalition of Ministries to Men) has released a new book, How to Disciple Men (Short and Sweet): 45 Proven Strategies from Experts on Ministry to Men. I’m privileged to serve as the president of NCMM and contributed a chapter to the effort, Chapter...

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Is Your Church Building Men?

Dennis Rainey understands the value of helping churches invest in men. Here’s a bit of his advice to couples looking for a church home… “Does it build men? I’m not minimizing ministry to women and children, but a lot of the struggles in our families and culture could become points of victory if men were...

If You Serve in Men’s Ministry, Read This…
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If You Serve in Men’s Ministry, Read This…

If you serve in ministry to men for any length of time, you’ll surely encounter a situation like the one’s detailed here by Gary Thomas. You’ll want to read this article and mark it for future reference. Enough is Enough: Why the Church Has to Stop Enabling Abusive Men by Gary Thomas

Creating a Biblical Authenticity Zone
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Creating a Biblical Authenticity Zone

A recent post in Noble Notes titled Porn is a Killer of Men, got a lot of traction and reaction. In my life and ministry, I’ve encountered few men who don’t have a porn story, or at the very least admits that lust is a consistent battle in their lives. As I read this post, 3 Characteristics...

Your Prayers & Finances Are Shining Light!
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Your Prayers & Finances Are Shining Light!

We’ve recognized both locally and nationally that there aren’t many men of color represented in the discussion of men’s discipleship. Clearly, it’s not because discipleship isn’t happening, we just haven’t been well connected. Your partnership creates opportunities for us to address issues of men’s discipleship that would not get attention otherwise. This month you helped us...

Hey y’all, watch this.
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Hey y’all, watch this.

Google and YouTube are almost as important to me as screwdrivers and wrenches when I fix something in our home. More and more leaders are looking for answers to ministry questions with video searches so we’re trying to meet those needs. Last month you helped us launch three NW videos… NW Answers – How can...

Porn is a Killer of Men
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Porn is a Killer of Men

I’ve talked with way too many men, young and old, who have been caught in the trap of pornography use, either currently or at some point in their lives. They recognize the damage it does in their own lives and marriages and some are even astute enough to say that it keeps them from stepping...

Summer is for Leadership Training! [Podcast]
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Summer is for Leadership Training! [Podcast]

By Mike Young / May 31, 2017 Engaging men has its challenges year-round. Summertime is especially difficult for all the obvious reasons. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make progress with your men’s discipleship strategy. I encourage pastors and others to leverage summer for leadership development. If you’re going to be able to capture and hold...

The Story of the Bible Comes to Life in Washington, DC
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The Story of the Bible Comes to Life in Washington, DC

A group of Noble Warriors’ fans and friends had a great opportunity last month to tour The Museum of the Bible. The 430,000-squarefoot building is currently under construction just 8 blocks from the United States Capitol. We were all encouraged and excited about the Kingdom resource this new museum will be. The comment that I...