Last Minute Gifts for Spiritual Growth
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Last Minute Gifts for Spiritual Growth

If you’re still looking for a last-minute gift idea, how about making it a gift that will leave a lasting spiritual impression on your family?  Years ago, we started the tradition in our family to open one gift on Christmas Eve that will encourage each of our children in their spiritual growth. We like to choose a Bible, book, magazine, study, or another timely resource. Often, we’ll look for something that Stacy or I can participate in with them, so we...

The Noble Man Makes Noble Plans [Podcast Ep. 37]
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The Noble Man Makes Noble Plans [Podcast Ep. 37]

Nick, Jonathan, Kylan and Jeff make up a small group of guys who meet weekly. This week they join Mike in the Noble Warriors office for a great conversation about noble manhood. The noble man makes noble plans and by noble plans he stands. Isaiah 32:8 Noble Manhood – honesty, intentionality, Men’s Fraternity definition of...

How to Raise a Marriage from the Dead
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How to Raise a Marriage from the Dead

COVID has been a real eye-opener for many on the health of our marriages. Even The Wall Street Journal noted The Strain the Covid Pandemic Is Putting on Marriages.   I hope by now you’ve heard The Noble Man Podcast Episode 34 with Keith Tully of FamilyLife Ministry. He shares how God redeemed his “dead” marriage and brought him and his wife Trish to FamilyLife as missionaries who now get to love and encourage others in their marriages. ...

The Noble Man Leads His Wife [Podcast Ep. 34 with Keith Tully]
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The Noble Man Leads His Wife [Podcast Ep. 34 with Keith Tully]

“The pandemic has shown people where they are in their marriages.”  This month as we focus on leadership, and Keith Tully of FamilyLife is here to talk about how The Noble Man Leads His Wife. After years of struggle in his own marriage, it was at a Weekend to Remember Conference that “God came down and raised us from the dead...

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...

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...

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...

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...