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...

Summer is for Leadership Training! [Podcast]
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Summer is for Leadership Training! [Podcast]

By Mike Young / May 31, 2017 Engaging men has its challenges year-round. Summertime is especially difficult for all the obvious reasons. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make progress with your men’s discipleship strategy. I encourage pastors and others to leverage summer for leadership development. If you’re going to be able to capture and hold...

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...

Meet the Team! Robin and Lauren Shires
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Meet the Team! Robin and Lauren Shires

Robin and Lauren Shires have been taking care of the Noble Warriors gear table at our ISI conferences for many years now. This father/daughter team gets it done! We’re so thankful for their faithful service to the NW Mission! Meet Robin: How and when did you first get involved with Noble Warriors? We [wife, Wanda,...

No One Loves You Like a Mother…
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No One Loves You Like a Mother…

For Mother’s Day, I thought I’d point you to one of my favorite Mom stories in the Bible. Take time this week to read Exodus 2:1-10 to learn about the faith of Moses’ mother. Moses was a beautiful baby, “a fine child” – He was born in a time of turmoil. His life was literally in...

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...