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...

Fruit of the Labor of Your Hands
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Fruit of the Labor of Your Hands

128 Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! 2 You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. 3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table. 4 Behold, thus shall the man...

Tidewater Region, Huge Opportunity
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Tidewater Region, Huge Opportunity

In late 2017, The Gathering of Men merged with Noble Warriors and invited us to begin serving churches in the area, helping them equip men to walk with Christ and lead well. We hosted our first Noble Man conference in Yorktown on October 13th at Coastal Community Church. The day was great and men were...

Method Changes But Message Remains the Same
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Method Changes But Message Remains the Same

The Manger Build® debuted in 2014 as a tangible resource for churches. Since then, thousands of families in hundreds of churches across 33 states have built mangers and used them to keep Christ in front of Christmas. Now, it will be easier than ever for men in local churches to embrace the concept of The...

How Would Your Wife Answer This Question?
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How Would Your Wife Answer This Question?

The 1 Question Survey (from the Iron Sharpens Iron Network) question for August was this… Rate your marriage. Here’s how 1,464 men across the country responded… Most of those surveyed are Christ followers so that surely skewed the results. But, 51.8% of the guys said their marriages are godly. That’s amazing!  But it makes me...

Resources from our Partner in Ministry, FamilyLife
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Resources from our Partner in Ministry, FamilyLife

Keith Tully is the FamilyLife representative for our area. We are blessed, not only by the ministry of FamilyLife but by the very personal way Keith and Trish pour themselves out to strengthen marriages. Here are a few valuable resources… The Lazarus Marriage Workshop – Audio Recording Keith led this workshop and shares his personal...

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...

…But I don’t Want To Raise Money
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…But I don’t Want To Raise Money

By Carl Benjamin / August 3, 2018  Here’s a quick update on how my new role in life is going. The quote below is from The God Ask by Steve Shadrach. I recently sent this quote out to a few guys that pray for me regularly. I want to serve God and be obedient to...