Ring Weekend, Corps of Cadets, Basketball, Bathroom Renovation & Camping
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Ring Weekend, Corps of Cadets, Basketball, Bathroom Renovation & Camping

Young Adventures / September 2017 We traveled to West Point to celebrate ring weekend with Tim and his friends. The ceremony, banquet and ‘hop’ were great fun and an exciting way to celebrate this milestone. We said goodbye to Zach as he began his journey with the Corps of Cadets at Virginia Tech. He’s learning...

Your Partnership Impacts…Individuals, Small Groups, Churches & Beyond
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Your Partnership Impacts…Individuals, Small Groups, Churches & Beyond

Because of your partnership with Noble Warriors A YOUNG HUSBAND and father is currently being discipled on Biblical manhood, marriage and fathering. Both he and his wife have seen their parents divorce and are praying and working hard to write a new family story. Your partnership recently provided new resources for a guy that leads...

Another Empty Jar
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Another Empty Jar

Minute with Mike / September 2017 Some years ago, I placed 4 mason jars on a shelf in my office. Each had different numbers of glass beads representing the remaining weeks of influence that we had until our children turned 18. The beads have been a constant reminder that our time of critical influence passes...

Summer Jobs, Internships, Camps, & Softball
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Summer Jobs, Internships, Camps, & Softball

Young Adventures / August 2017 Tim is finishing up a 4-week internship in Maryland and is headed back to West Point for his last year later this month. Zach is enjoying his last few weeks at home. He’s had a great summer working construction with his grandfather but he’ll be headed off to join the...

Near & Far: A Sampling of Questions Received This Month
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Near & Far: A Sampling of Questions Received This Month

Minute with Mike / August 2017 Here’s a sampling of questions we received just this month… A father in Illinois reached out to me asking for recommendations about resources to use in discipling young men. A husband in Central Virginia reached out asking where he and his wife might connect with mentors who would walk...

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...

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...

Significant Family Milestone!
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Significant Family Milestone!

Young Adventures / July 2017 Hannah finished the school year with several academic awards. She’s busy babysitting and cleaning houses to raise money for her summer camp experience at WinShape. Ben finished out the school year by being elected as the Junior Class President. He started the summer working a basketball camp with his high school team....

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...

Prayerlessness is Sinful & Dangerous
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Prayerlessness is Sinful & Dangerous

Minute with Mike / July 2017 Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. James 5:16. Satan delights in our attempts at ministry in the power of our flesh rather than the power...

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