Filling the Gap: How Women Can Help Their Men Thrive
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Filling the Gap: How Women Can Help Their Men Thrive

There’s a gap in church according to David Murrow, author of Why Men Hate Going to Church and How Women Help Men Find God. Murrow, who now operates Church for Men, says, “Women comprise more than 60% of the adults in the typical worship service in America. Some overseas congregations report ten women for every man in attendance.”   So why...

The Noble Man Invests in Other Men [Podcast Ep. 17]
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The Noble Man Invests in Other Men [Podcast Ep. 17]

Mike Young is joined by a group of younger guys as they discuss the impact of men who have invested in their lives in this week’s podcast, The Noble Man Invests in Other Men.   As fathers, we are to be the primary disciplers in our children’s lives. As men, we need to seek to invest in younger men, come alongside them, and encourage them in their faith.  A broader perspective of discipleship includes modeling ideals and...

Mentor: Have One, Be One
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Mentor: Have One, Be One

Mentorship is an aspect of ministry we are all called to, whether it is having one, being one, or both. It can sound intimidating, but Dr. Chuck Lawless has laid out a simple yet thorough guide in his book Mentor: How Along-the-Way Discipleship Will Change Your Life.  What is Mentorship?  According to Dr. Lawless, “Mentorship is...

The Noble Man Seeks the Wisdom of Other Men [Podcast Ep. 16]
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The Noble Man Seeks the Wisdom of Other Men [Podcast Ep. 16]

“Teach me how to be a man of God.” Tom Gensler and Tom Cheshire of Relevant Practical Ministry for Men join us on the podcast this week to discuss how The Noble Man Seeks the Wisdom of Other Men. Gensler and Cheshire take the pressure off as they discuss how to “lower the bar” in...

The Noble Man Connects with Other Men [Podcast Ep. 15]
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The Noble Man Connects with Other Men [Podcast Ep. 15]

Be a fly on the wall and listen in on Mike’s own “Wise Guys” group, a band of brothers who have been meeting together for 15 years, on this week’s podcast, The Noble Man Connects with Other Men. Highlights:  “Every man needs wise men in his life pursuing God and encouraging others in that pursuit.”...

Manera: Come On MAN!
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Manera: Come On MAN!

Originally Posted September 2012 I’ve heard about it for quite some time but had never taken time to visit. So I left Chesterfield early this morning to visit the guys who gather on Thursdays at Manera (or more commonly known as Panera) near Virginia Center Commons. They were not exaggerating! There were about 45 guys...

Where are the Life-Giving Men?
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Where are the Life-Giving Men?

My spirit is conflicted. I’ve started to write about the brutal killings of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd dozens of times. I’ve prayed, read scripture and prayed, talked to brothers who look like me and who don’t. I’ve prayed, read statements from others, watched videos, listened to podcasts and sermons and talked to my family....

“Improvise, Adapt and Overcome!”
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“Improvise, Adapt and Overcome!”

Minute with Mike / May 2020 We’re locked in on the mission of Noble Warriors! Methodologies, however, are adjustable. “Improvise, Adapt and Overcome!”, a slogan of the Marine Corps, has become a mantra for a broader set of individuals and organizations including Noble Warriors. We keep asking God to help us understand how to serve...

Challenges & Solutions: A Story from The Noble Man Virtual
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Challenges & Solutions: A Story from The Noble Man Virtual

A few months ago when we were planning for The Noble Man Conferences, no one could have guessed the live events would be shut down due to a virus outbreak.  But this is not the first time we faced a challenge and found a solution. Two years ago, the Noble Warriors Team was already headed...

Workshop Highlight 2020: Pastor Milton Harding Jr, Agapai Solutions
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Workshop Highlight 2020: Pastor Milton Harding Jr, Agapai Solutions

His mother’s wise advice to him was, “Give your life to Jesus.” Milton Harding, Jr. did just that, and the call of God on his life to proclaim the Good News and the Truths of the Kingdom of God became his mission and fueled his passion for ministry. As founder of Agapai Solutions, Pastor Milton...