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...

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...

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...

10 Reasons why VBS is a Place for Men Too
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10 Reasons why VBS is a Place for Men Too

Originally Posted by Mike Young June 2007 Guys, this Noble Notes devotional is going to have a little different flavor than what you typically read. I want to tell you about something that many would not consider very manly, Vacation Bible School. We just finished up our annual four-day VBS program at my home church,...

Discipling Leaders of Noble Men
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Discipling Leaders of Noble Men

Discipling men of all ages and background is what Noble Warriors has set out to do since the beginning. But we learned early on that the local pastor also needs to be discipled. Over 245 pastors and leaders of men from across Virginia gathered to attend the Leading Noble Men Conference on January 23rd. The...

Why Do I Do What I Do?
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Why Do I Do What I Do?

Originally Posted by Mike Young February 2008 I wonder if Jesus would look at the spiritual condition of men in our churches today and say, “Woe to you teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of dead...

The Story Behind The Logo
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The Story Behind The Logo

Mike Young started the Noble Warriors journey in 2005 when his kids were 9, 6, 4, and 0. As a husband and father, he wanted to put his heart into a ministry that would focus on raising up the next godly generation. From the beginning, the concept of a warrior stuck out to him with...