The Noble Man Leads Himself [Podcast Ep. 33 with Carlo Santiago]
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The Noble Man Leads Himself [Podcast Ep. 33 with Carlo Santiago]

Carlos Santiago, Writer and Content Developer for Family Life, wrote an article which captured my attention about How to Raise a Boy to be a Man. It triggered the questions many fathers of sons might have. How do I begin leading my son into godly manhood? When do I start? How young is too young? What principles do I...

“Boys Will Be Boys, Unless We Train Them to Be Men.”
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“Boys Will Be Boys, Unless We Train Them to Be Men.”

So just how and when do we begin training our young boys for biblical manhood?  In his article How to Raise a Boy to be a Man, Carlos Santiago lays out 10 areas that are key to begin developing in our boys even from a very early age.  Carlos outlines the feelings of inefficiency many of us have faced when it comes to being the leader God calls...

The Noble Man Invests in Faithful Men [Podcast Ep. 32 with Mike Mehaffie]
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The Noble Man Invests in Faithful Men [Podcast Ep. 32 with Mike Mehaffie]

Mike Mehaffie and his wife Sharon have faithfully invested in young men and women for the last 44 years on the staff of Cru at North Carolina State University. In this episode, Mehaffie recalls how the ministry began on the N.C. State campus with 30 students total and has grown large enough to have 220 students in leadership positions last year. “God...

Discipleship is Never Haphazard
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Discipleship is Never Haphazard

I want to share an article I found helpful as we close out this month’s theme on The Noble Man Podcast, The Noble Man Invests in Faithful Men. We’ve seen different ways discipleship can take place, whether it’s a Shoe Shine Ministry like Dr. Ed Gomes, or Front-Porch Discipling like Don Coleman, they all have one thing in common… intentionality. Carey...

Faithful Men Stand Firm: Part 1 – CONNECTION with Don Coleman
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Faithful Men Stand Firm: Part 1 – CONNECTION with Don Coleman

Your sponsorship will help us launch church-based small groups! Donate Spiritual Fathering and Front-Porch Discipling  If you want to find Pastor Don Coleman, you’d better start by looking on his front porch. Years before we met him, Pastor Don was “front-porch discipling” anyone who would come sit with him at his home in the East End of Richmond. Who is...

The Noble Man Invests in Faithful Men [Podcast Ep. 31 with Bernie Ritterbush]
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The Noble Man Invests in Faithful Men [Podcast Ep. 31 with Bernie Ritterbush]

I met Bernie Ritterbush around 2005 at a National Coalition of Ministries to Men conference in Washington D.C., and as he reminds me, it was before the official launch of Noble Warriors. In this episode, we discuss the difference between discipleship and disciple-making with Bernie, who has been an intentional disciple-maker for almost 50 years. He’s worked with Christian Business Men’s Committee (now...

Tally Ho Disciple-Making!
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Tally Ho Disciple-Making!

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20  If we are to turn men into disciples, then we better...

Basketball, Farm Camping, Valor, Training & CSB Board
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Basketball, Farm Camping, Valor, Training & CSB Board

Family Update / October 2020 HANNAH is playing AAU basketball with a local team and loving the interaction. She also enjoyed the annual youth retreat to Camp Willow Run. (Ben went along as a chaperone!) BEN, Zach, Jacob Wyngaard and Mike visited WV and camped on the farm where Mike’s dad was raised. ZACH is...

Authentic Friendship
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Authentic Friendship

Minute with Mike / October 2020 According to Facebook, you have 1,356 ‘friends’. They know where you vacationed, your political views and that you hate cats. But, how many ‘authentic friends’ do you have? These are the guys… …who know your story. And because they know your story, they know both your strengths and weaknesses....

The Ripple Effect of Investing in Faithful Men
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The Ripple Effect of Investing in Faithful Men

Investing in faithful men changes lives. In fact, it has a ripple effect we may never see that continues to multiply.   If you listened to Podcast Episode 29 with Dr. Ed Gomes, Director of Spiritual Development of the Flames football team at Liberty University, you heard his testimony of how his life was drastically changed by two young men who were willing...