Introducing Strong Links
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Introducing Strong Links

Minute with Mike / June 2019 Of Issachar, men who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do… 1 Chronicles 12:32a Moral change is happening quickly in our world. Followers of Jesus should not be frightened or discouraged by this truth. This is a time of clarifying and refining. We must...

Olive Shoots Around Your Table
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Olive Shoots Around Your Table

This post from Eric Geiger caught my eye because I’m currently reading the same book (The Boy Crisis by Warren Farrell and John Gray). I love the fact that secular, academic research continues to point to the value of fathers and/or father figures in the lives of children, especially boys. Eric highlights some key father...

No Complaining! Practice Uncomfortability
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No Complaining! Practice Uncomfortability

Stacy and I used to lead a family camping trip at James River State Park for quite a few families in our Bible Fellowship group at church. It was always a blast. And there were always challenges. We’ve done a 7 mile stretch on the James River with over 50 folks in kayaks and canoes...

Passivity is the Bane of Manhood: Young Men Taking Action Against Evil
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Passivity is the Bane of Manhood: Young Men Taking Action Against Evil

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 To be clear, mass shootings and other forms of evil violence are reprehensible. I look forward to the day when we will hear of them no more. However, we currently live in a fallen world. Just this week,...

The Cross and Manhood
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The Cross and Manhood

Originally Posted by Mike Young March 2016 I love Luke 18:31. It’s one of my favorite Easter verses. It’s also one of my favorite verses about manhood.   And taking the twelve, he said to them, “See we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written about the Son of Man by the prophets...

Men of Action
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Men of Action

Minute with Mike / April 2019 I love the gospel of Mark! It’s fast-paced! The word immediately is used nine times in the first chapter, alone! We believe this book share’s Peter’s perspective on Jesus’ ministry. Peter was a fireball, a man of action. He moved fast! Sometimes too fast. But, I gotta believe that...

I Will Run!
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I Will Run!

Nearly every man at our Richmond Noble Man Conference responded to Dr. Tom Elliff’s invitation to make the following commitment… Dear God, by your grace, with the rest of my life, I WILL RUN! Dr. Elliff unpacked five commitments from Hebrews 12:1-3 that Noble Men must make! Men want and need to be challenged to...

Workshop Highlight: Andy Redford, The Christian Counseling & Training Center
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Workshop Highlight: Andy Redford, The Christian Counseling & Training Center

It’s time to introduce another one of our workshop presenters for The Noble Man Richmond. Meet Andy Redford, the Executive Director of Christian Counseling and Training Center! Andy will be leading a workshop on Biblical Leadership titled, Men, Don’t Ignore the Instructions. It’s no surprise the verse that is speaking to Andy right now is...

Workshop Highlight: Reggie Dabbs, The Youth Alliance
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Workshop Highlight: Reggie Dabbs, The Youth Alliance

With The Noble Man Richmond Conference just around the corner on March 23rd, its time to introduce one of our keynote speakers, Reggie Dabbs of The Youth Alliance! Reggie is another returning keynote to The Noble Man and will also be leading a workshop titled, What Are You Tied To? Reggie’s story begins when he...

Workshop Highlight: Gary Wood, BDC Capital Management
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Workshop Highlight: Gary Wood, BDC Capital Management

There’s still time to register for The Noble Man Richmond and there’s also a few more workshop presenters we need to introduce! Gary Wood, President of BDC Capital Management, specializes in  Biblically Responsible Investing and will be leading a workshop titled, Biblically Responsible Investing: A Challenge for Our Time. As a Certified Financial Planner, Gary sees...