Celebrating Like-Minded Ministries: Men Of Valor International
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Celebrating Like-Minded Ministries: Men Of Valor International

We love to celebrate the impact of like-minded ministries! Men of Valor International has a similar mission to Noble Warriors but their field of ministry is international. Brad Smith and his team help churches in other countries understand the Biblical importance of strategically prioritizing men’s discipleship. Check out MOV International here and read a couple...

Heavenly Treasures vs. Earthly Trophies
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Heavenly Treasures vs. Earthly Trophies

Originally Posted by Mike Young July 2005 Our lives are often filled with the pursuit of recognition. We all like to be acknowledged for our achievements. Recently, my oldest son’s baseball team completed a strong season. They won the pre-season tournament, lost only two regular season games, then went on to win the final tournament. Timothy...

A Point Man Legacy
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A Point Man Legacy

Stacy and I were DINKS (Double Income No Kids) when we traveled to Michigan to visit Gordon and Joan Ramsay. Gordon and Joan were friends with Stacy through Virginia Tech Baptist Student Union. They married a few years before us and already had a child. We learned much from watching them do ‘family’ on our...

Spiritual Eclipse: Are You Living in the Shadow?
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Spiritual Eclipse: Are You Living in the Shadow?

Originally Posted by Mike Young October 2005 It defies understanding… Recently, I heard a story of a bow hunter drawing back on a deer, releasing the arrow expecting a direct hit. But instead, he buried the arrow deep in a small tree that stood between the hunter and the hunted. I’m not much of a...

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...

If You Serve in Men’s Ministry, Read This…
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If You Serve in Men’s Ministry, Read This…

If you serve in ministry to men for any length of time, you’ll surely encounter a situation like the one’s detailed here by Gary Thomas. You’ll want to read this article and mark it for future reference. Enough is Enough: Why the Church Has to Stop Enabling Abusive Men by Gary Thomas

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...

Always be Prepared…You Might be Next
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Always be Prepared…You Might be Next

It’s unlikely that anyone who reads this will have the stature of Eugene Peterson. It’s unlikely that the whole evangelical world and the press will be interested in your response to a question about same sex marriage. But, your children, friends and others will be listening and waiting for you to give a clear answer. Will you...

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...