Dad Lowered the Bar & Raised the Standard for Manhood [Podcast]
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Dad Lowered the Bar & Raised the Standard for Manhood [Podcast]

By Mike Young / June 16, 2017 Check out this Father’s Day message… Dad Lowered the Bar and Raised the Standard of Manhood from Mike Young on Vimeo. I wanted to do everything he did. One of my early memories is of a time when Dad was painting something at the old farmhouse we lived...

Treasures in Jars of Clay
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Treasures in Jars of Clay

Originally Posted by Mike Young June 2005 Father’s Day is upon us. Most of you who read Noble Notes will be celebrated by your children in some form or fashion this weekend. Let me encourage you to spend some time pondering how your children fill your life. Make a mental list of the things you...

Spiritual Fathers
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Spiritual Fathers

Originally Posted by Mike Young June 2006 I have spoken openly with several men this week about some of the baggage from their past that weighs heavily on them. The weight they carry keeps them from freely experiencing the abundant life that Christ offers us. It causes them to feel inadequate as husbands and fathers so their...

The Empty Chair
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The Empty Chair

Our country will celebrate Memorial Day this weekend. This day is becoming more significant to me… Tim just finished his third year at West Point. He’ll graduate and commission as a 2LT next May, then serve five years as an active duty officer. In August, Zach will report to Virginia Tech to begin his journey in the Corps...

Setting the Example
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Setting the Example

Originally posted by Mike Young August 2005 These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Deuteronomy 6:6-7 Paul the apostle was...

The Story of the Bible Comes to Life in Washington, DC
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The Story of the Bible Comes to Life in Washington, DC

A group of Noble Warriors’ fans and friends had a great opportunity last month to tour The Museum of the Bible. The 430,000-squarefoot building is currently under construction just 8 blocks from the United States Capitol. We were all encouraged and excited about the Kingdom resource this new museum will be. The comment that I...

How Can We Reach Millennial Men? [Podcast]
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How Can We Reach Millennial Men? [Podcast]

By Mike Young / May 11, 2017 Check out this NW Answers video on reaching young men… NW Answers: How can we reach millennial men? from Mike Young on Vimeo. One of the hot topics in men’s discipleship is “How can we reach the younger men?” The question is typically asked by older men in the...

Where Am I Least Expendable?
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Where Am I Least Expendable?

Originally Posted by Mike Young May 2006 Recently at a church leadership conference I heard a pastor speak about the challenges of the pastorate. As Noble Warriors gains traction in the faith community, I have greater opportunity to see the significant demands that churches (people) place on their pastors. The ‘job’ of serving as pastor is...

Do you want to be in Men’s Ministry?
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Do you want to be in Men’s Ministry?

Men, here’s a strong throwdown from my friend, Chris Jackson, in LA (Lower Alabama). He gets men’s discipleship! By Chris Jackson / May 11, 2017 “We want to get a men’s ministry going in our church” I hear these words regularly.  I also hear men complain about pastors not supporting their men’s ministry efforts. Here...

Honey, Let’s Pray
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Honey, Let’s Pray

Originally Posted by Mike Young February 2006 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up! Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how...