Minute with Mike: BetterMan®
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Minute with Mike: BetterMan®

Minute with Mike / February 2020 I don’t know a guy who doesn’t want to be a better man. I talk to many younger men especially who say, “I feel like I’m missing something. I want to be a better man (husband, father or ____) but I don’t know how. I didn’t have a great example. I’m...

Run to the Line…
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Run to the Line…

Part 7 in the #BattleLine series. STACY AND I RAN TO THE BATTLE LINE IN 2005. We responded to a clear call to go all in… launching Noble Warriors to help churches disciple men. (God has been gracious in many ways throughout the journey but Stacy’s unwavering partnership in this adventure is one of the great...

What If a Business Man Commits to Helping Churches Disciple Men?
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What If a Business Man Commits to Helping Churches Disciple Men?

Part 6 in the #BattleLine series. The event of one man investing in another man has life-changing effects. Bill Ward was 45 years old when he experienced this first hand. It’s through this investment that a CPA is now in full-time men’s ministry. Bill describes himself as a “cultural’ Christian up until the Spring of...

What If a Pastor Invests In His Men?
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What If a Pastor Invests In His Men?

Part 5 in the #BattleLine series. Dr. Jamie McClanahan is growing a forest of Redwoods in the church he pastors in Waynesboro, Virginia. His motto is “start small and grow deep.” It is a priority for Jamie to invest in men at Wayne Hills Baptist, and his goal for the men’s ministry is to grow...

What If a Lay Leader is Given One Job… To Make Men Ready?
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What If a Lay Leader is Given One Job… To Make Men Ready?

Part 3 in the #BattleLine series. Nathan Carr has been leading an outdoor ministry for years. He has a passion for men’s ministry at his church, Southside Baptist, both on campus and off campus. So when his pastor, Fred Gray, asked leaders to identify what they were most passionate about and charged them to run with it...

What If a Pastor is the Champion for Men?
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What If a Pastor is the Champion for Men?

Part 2 in the #BattleLine series. Fred Gray can see the big picture. He has a desire to train servant leaders, those who will then train others to lead and serve. And he understands the need to start with the men of his church. Fred became Senior Pastor of Southside Baptist Church in Suffolk, Virginia, on October 7,...

The Quest vs. 33
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The Quest vs. 33

Minute with Mike / October 2019 Both The Quest for Authentic Manhood and 33 The Series are excellent resources to help men understand and live out biblical manhood. The Quest, Winning at Work and Home and The Great Adventure were released almost 20 years ago and feature the original teachings that Robert Lewis developed for...

You Fuel the Authentic Manhood Movement
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You Fuel the Authentic Manhood Movement

Reject Passivity / Accept Responsibility / Lead Courageously / Invest Eternally Men across Virginia and beyond are familiar with this simple definition of biblical manhood. Many heard it, learned it, embraced it and live it because of you! We share this deep desire to see men walk with Christ and Lead well. We agree that...

NW Answers: Accountability Resources
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NW Answers: Accountability Resources

I lead a couple of men’s groups and often the topic comes up about “accountability.” I’m looking for a good resource that some men and I can use as a guide. I’m looking for general accountability that can be used for getting healthy, prayer, other goals, sexual purity, etc…  Here are some tools that I...

Who Am I?
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Who Am I?

It’s a question that haunts everyone at some point. I just filled a box with goodies to mail to a college student, the daughter of some missionaries we know. These kids are often called ‘third culture’ kids. Many were born in the US to American parents. They have one foot in American culture, but they...