Now That’s BIG
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Now That’s BIG

Originally Posted by Mike Young October 2005 Our four year-old son, Benjamin, is in a tough spot. He is the youngest of three sons in our family and refuses to believe that there are things he can’t or shouldn’t do. Anything he sees his brothers doing is fair game for him as well. When you...

To Love and to Cherish, and to Pray
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To Love and to Cherish, and to Pray

Originally Posted by Mike Young February 2006 So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself; for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church, because we are members of His body....

Be Good Stewards
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Be Good Stewards

Originally Posted by Mike Young October 2005 In our Bible Fellowship class this past Sunday, we started a four week study of Biblical stewardship. All our adult classes are focusing on the same topic. Our pastor is also sharing a series of sermons called Building a Great Life which complements the study. This is a...

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...

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...