Pink in Our World of Camo: Insights on Raising Daughters
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Pink in Our World of Camo: Insights on Raising Daughters

I talk and write much about raising sons to be godly men. This is probably understandable since I’m a men’s ministry guy with three sons. Our family started with three boys so our world was filled with construction stuff, camouflage and cowboy hats. We were so accustomed to boys that when Stacy was pregnant for...

Be Your Own Man
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Be Your Own Man

Originally Posted by Mike Young August 2005 About 3,000 years ago Solomon cautioned his son by saying…My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them. If they say, “Come along with us; let’s lie in wait for someone’s blood, let’s waylay some harmless soul; … throw your lot in with us and...

4 Ways to Teach Your Kids Spiritual Truths Using Sports
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4 Ways to Teach Your Kids Spiritual Truths Using Sports

Originally Posted by Mike Young June 2007 Men, this past week I served as a guest speaker at a children’s sports camp. It was a great opportunity to serve a local church and talk with children about walking with Christ. Although working with children is not part of the Noble Warriors primary ministry strategy, I...

The Power of Shared Experiences
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The Power of Shared Experiences

Men, are you taking time to be available for moments like these with your sons? Another cool post from Chris Jackson of Iron Works Men’s Ministry: By Chris Jackson / July 14, 2017 For several years, when the boys were younger, we would participate in a Father/Son adventure camp sponsored by the Alabama Baptist. It was...

What Abortion Does to a Man
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What Abortion Does to a Man

By Dave Wernli / July 17, 2017 Jim couldn’t shake it. He’d had break-ups before. Why can’t I get over this? What’s the big deal? Why is this one so different? Shauna, his girlfriend he’d lived with for nine months, had been getting more and more distant for several months. Jim couldn’t figure out why. He...

How to Seek Wise Counsel
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How to Seek Wise Counsel

Originally Posted by Mike Young May 2007 Over the years we’ve all laughed about the fact that the stereotypical guy refuses to stop and ask for directions. (This is because having to stop to ask for directions would certainly imply that he was lost; something that a man never wants to be!) I remember reading...

Hiking with Mountain Goats! Part 2
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Hiking with Mountain Goats! Part 2

Originally Posted by Mike Young July 2011 Fun? Hard? Important? Priorities. I told you about the backpacking adventure I recently enjoyed with Tim and Ben. I finally got over the soreness. So this past weekend I did it again… Tim and Ben were at Camp Alkulana so Zach and I did a Sunday-Monday trip. We started Sunday afternoon by...

But When They Arrest You…
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But When They Arrest You…

But when they arrest you, do not worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given what to say, for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. Matthew 10:19-20 NIV 84 When they arrest you…. How’s that for encouragement? I...

Hiking with Mountain Goats! Part 1
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Hiking with Mountain Goats! Part 1

Originally Posted by Mike Young June 2011 Our family enjoys outdoor adventures. At least that’s what I kept telling myself as I followed Tim and Ben on our first ever overnight backpacking adventure. We tackled the Three Ridges loop in the George Washington National Forest this past Sunday-Monday. The trip was fun, exciting and adventurous but I’m...

10 Things Our Family Learned from Outdoor Adventures
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10 Things Our Family Learned from Outdoor Adventures

June is National Great Outdoors Month and National Camping Month. Our family loves outdoor adventures. We’ve hiked, camped and kayaked a good bit (but not nearly enough) over the years. Here are a few things we’ve learned along the way… It always rains when we camp. Last week Stacy and I sat on our front porch watching...