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....

Paper Books (& Bibles) are Making a Comeback
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Paper Books (& Bibles) are Making a Comeback

Originally Published by Mike Young in 2016 So, the word on the street from a number of sources is that paper books are making a comeback.  Many of you know that traditional bookstores have taken a hit in recent years as more and more readers gravitate toward digital books and readers. Mobile devices make it...

How The Noble Man Makes Women Feel Safe: 6 Principles [Podcast]
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How The Noble Man Makes Women Feel Safe: 6 Principles [Podcast]

What do donut desires have to do with making women feel safe? Find out this week on episode 10 of the podcast, The Noble Man Makes all Women Feel Safe. In his book Cover Her, Roderick L. Hairston lays out the biblical responsibility that men have to provide a covering for the women in his life. This...

The Noble Man is a Playa… Of Games That Is! [Podcast]
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The Noble Man is a Playa… Of Games That Is! [Podcast]

Kids spell love “T-I-M-E,” and this crisis season brings unexpected time to interact with your family in ways you haven’t in the past and may not have again in this quantity. I’m a reluctant gamer, but I suggest that all dads become players. Why games? You can argue that quality time trumps quantity time, and...

The Power of Family Mealtime [Podcast]
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The Power of Family Mealtime [Podcast]

The power of having a family meal together is not about eating. It’s about relationship. But how do we make family time together around the table a priority, and is it really worth the work? Stacy chimes in as we discuss the ins and outs of family mealtime, and the unique challenges and blessings our...

Family Dinner – Fight for This!
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Family Dinner – Fight for This!

Originally Posted by Mike Young May 2015 It’s interesting and encouraging to me that when we ask Tim what he misses most about being at home, his typical response is “I miss eating dinner together with the family”. (The photo shows Tim joining us for lunch last Sunday using FaceTime. We loved having him for the conversation...

The Legend of the Dogwood
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The Legend of the Dogwood

It’s awesome to finally see trees budding and flowers blooming. This is one of my favorite times of year. God’s creativity is on display in the woods when you see the white dogwoods blooming alongside the pink redbud trees. It’s a great time for a walk in the woods… And a great time for dads to employ...

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: Kirk Weaver, Family Time Training
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Workshop Highlight 2020: Kirk Weaver, Family Time Training

In the home. That is where it all started back in 1994. Kirk Weaver had a two year old, and one on the way, when he began home-based, family-led, fun and effective spiritual training. He first learned about the idea of “family time” from Jim Weidmann, who had older children and was using activities and...

Workshop Highlight 2020: Marshall Shank, Proven Men
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Workshop Highlight 2020: Marshall Shank, Proven Men

Statistics prove the critical need for the ministry that Marshall Shank has devoted his life to. 64% of Christian men view pornography once a month, with 37% who view pornography weekly. Marshall states that, “If Jesus’ standard for adultery is ‘looking at a woman with lustful intent in his heart’ (Matthew 5:28), then Christian men...