Impact Continues After Conference Day
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Impact Continues After Conference Day

The 2018 conference season is fast approaching with endless opportunities to further the spiritual growth and development for the men who attend. “It is one of the best days of the year,” says Matt Newquist. Matt is no stranger to the Noble Warriors community or Iron Sharpens Iron (now The Noble Man). Noble Warriors has...

5 Things to Consider as Time Flies
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5 Things to Consider as Time Flies

Originally Posted by Mike Young January 2006 Well, the Christmas decorations have been put away at our house. I told Stacy that I am always excited to see Christmas coming but I’m also glad to see all the trappings quietly tucked away. It’s not because I don’t like the celebration. My problem is that I...

Visions for the Future
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Visions for the Future

Originally Posted by Mike Young January 2007 Guys, at the beginning of each new year, I try to think a bit about what happened last year and what will happen in the new year. Pretty much all I have done in the past is think about it though. Then, when I get to the end...

Spiritual Gifts for Christmas Eve
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Spiritual Gifts for Christmas Eve

Stacy and I want to encourage spiritual growth for everyone in our family. Like many other families, we each open one special gift on Christmas Eve before reading Luke 2. Each gift focuses on spiritual growth. The gifts are always carefully selected to be age appropriate and meaningful to each family member. Over the years,...

A Game That is Okay to Quit
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A Game That is Okay to Quit

Originally Posted by Mike Young December 2006 This week in The Quest for Authentic Manhood we have been talking about the Heart Wound. It’s pretty clear from scripture that none of us were born choosing to do good or putting the needs of others before our own. If you have children you have certainly seen...

Men and Hospitality
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Men and Hospitality

So, the fact that we can’t find good photos of men serving at Thanksgiving proves the point of this blog post. So, post a photo on social media of a man practicing hospitality over the holidays and tag us in it! Let’s see men living out hospitality! A Thanksgiving Challenge… Men, I wonder if we...

Thankful for God’s Word & It’s Application
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Thankful for God’s Word & It’s Application

Originally Posted by Mike Young November 2005 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Happy Thanksgiving! I have been contemplating how to address the issue of thankfulness through Noble Notes. Let...

1 Question Survey Results – Who’s Responsible?
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1 Question Survey Results – Who’s Responsible?

Who’s responsible for spiritual growth of children? Here’s what over 1,000 men across the country told us in a 1 Question Survey. Does your church have a plan/strategy to help men succeed with what most believe is a primary responsibility?

Standing Near As They Struggle
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Standing Near As They Struggle

I’m not typically a poetry guy but I found this poem (The Writer by Richard Wilbur), and the email from Jay Payleitner, worth my time. Read the poem a couple of times, even if you’re not a poetry guy. Can you identify with this father’s heart? He listens to his daughter struggle with an assignment and...

Prayer at the Pole & Beyond: Resources for the Praying Dad
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Prayer at the Pole & Beyond: Resources for the Praying Dad

Don’t let praying for your children or the children of others be a one-day or one-time event. Men, I hope you’ll cultivate a habit of praying with and for your kids (or someone else’s). We’ve searched for some blog posts and resources that may help or encourage you to this end. Check them out below....