Join us in Nashville!
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Join us in Nashville!

You’ve read before that I’m now serving a term as the President of the National Coalition of Ministries to Men. Our annual meeting is coming up on November 13-15 in Nashville. Reload is a unique opportunity to connect with dedicated men’s ministry leaders from across the country. I’ve been a member of NCMM since 2006...

12 Resources for Pastor Appreciation, Support & Awareness
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12 Resources for Pastor Appreciation, Support & Awareness

I’m not a pastor. Nor have I ever played one on TV.* But, I’ve gotten to know many pastors pretty well through Noble Warriors. The truth is, too many of us don’t understand or appreciate the challenges of the pastorate. One observation is that true shepherds not only care for their sheep, they share their...

3 Examples of a Leader’s Influence
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3 Examples of a Leader’s Influence

Originally Posted by Mike Young August 2006 I love to study leadership and leaders. Many of you are familiar with John Maxwell’s book, Twenty-one Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. One of the laws he addresses is The Law of Influence, stating that the true measure of leadership is influence – Nothing more, Nothing less. When I...

Got 15 Minutes? Sharpen Your Ministry to Men With This New Resource.
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Got 15 Minutes? Sharpen Your Ministry to Men With This New Resource.

I have some exciting news to share with you. The NCMM (National Coalition of Ministries to Men) has released a new book, How to Disciple Men (Short and Sweet): 45 Proven Strategies from Experts on Ministry to Men. I’m privileged to serve as the president of NCMM and contributed a chapter to the effort, Chapter...

Creating a Biblical Authenticity Zone
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Creating a Biblical Authenticity Zone

A recent post in Noble Notes titled Porn is a Killer of Men, got a lot of traction and reaction. In my life and ministry, I’ve encountered few men who don’t have a porn story, or at the very least admits that lust is a consistent battle in their lives. As I read this post, 3 Characteristics...

Your Prayers & Finances Are Shining Light!
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Your Prayers & Finances Are Shining Light!

We’ve recognized both locally and nationally that there aren’t many men of color represented in the discussion of men’s discipleship. Clearly, it’s not because discipleship isn’t happening, we just haven’t been well connected. Your partnership creates opportunities for us to address issues of men’s discipleship that would not get attention otherwise. This month you helped us...

Hey y’all, watch this.
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Hey y’all, watch this.

Google and YouTube are almost as important to me as screwdrivers and wrenches when I fix something in our home. More and more leaders are looking for answers to ministry questions with video searches so we’re trying to meet those needs. Last month you helped us launch three NW videos… NW Answers – How can...

Ministry Needs Men to Step Up
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Ministry Needs Men to Step Up

Originally Posted by Mike Young May 2006 Recently, I have been working with several other men to develop a strategic plan for our second year of ministry. A handful of men who have been impacted by the ministry are coming alongside to encourage me, share ideas and lend their gifting to the ministry’s future. I...

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...

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...

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