Being the Model of Contentment
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Being the Model of Contentment

Originally Posted by Mike Young December 2005 One of the things that concerns me about the Christmas season is the incredible effectiveness of marketing corporations. They do it all the time. Companies that want me to buy products for myself and others use slick strategies to convince us that there is no way we could...

NW Answers: Prayer
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NW Answers: Prayer

Do you have any guides or resources concerning revitalizing men’s ministry in a church through prayer? Prayer is the key to ministry in all forms! Here are a couple of thoughts…. The movie War Room (which you have probably seen) focuses intensely on prayer. It would be great to host a movie night for your men...

Abide in Christ & Lead Well This Christmas!
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Abide in Christ & Lead Well This Christmas!

John 15 is one of my favorite passages. I love this verse… Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. John 15:4 ESV The word abide or some form of it appears 11 times in John 15:1-17. Abide...

Much to Celebrate – NW Impact
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Much to Celebrate – NW Impact

Folks, we’re always excited to hear and learn how NW has supported or encouraged men’s discipleship through churches and leaders. Check out this update from a NW friend in Northern Virginia. How cool is this? Great encouragement for us, the NW team. But hopefully also great encouragement for you to continue to pray for the...

All I Want for Christmas!
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All I Want for Christmas!

Families have various Christmas traditions. One that has been particularly meaningful for our family is that we allow our children to open one gift on Christmas Eve. But that gift is always some tool or resource to help them in their spiritual growth. We do this on Christmas Eve just before bed. We want to keep...

If You Disciple Men, We’re Your Tribe!
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If You Disciple Men, We’re Your Tribe!

Leary Gates, the outgoing president or NCMM offering a charge and challenge to new president, Mike Young. Noble Warriors is a member of the National Coalition of Ministries to Men. Some of you have heard the story of how I clearly understood God’s call to men’s discipleship at an NCMM gathering in 2004. I was immediately...

Fresh Starts & Strong Finishes
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Fresh Starts & Strong Finishes

Originally Posted by Mike Young September 2006 School started for our children this week. Some systems had already started, but in general I think we all view the week after Labor Day as a time of re-starting routines and schedules that will carry us through the fall. I have experienced the beginning of the school...