The Manger Build® Across the Country
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The Manger Build® Across the Country

And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger… Luke 2:7a ESV A growing number of families across the US celebrate Christmas but miss the point of Jesus. The Manger Build provides a strategy to help churches encourage men in their congregations and communities...

Head to Head: The Manger Build vs. Children’s Christmas Musical
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Head to Head: The Manger Build vs. Children’s Christmas Musical

We often hear that the church calendar is too full at Christmas and “We simply can’t do The Manger Build because we already do a Christmas musical for the kids.” OK, I get it. And I’m not going to tell you not to do the musical but here’s an itemized (and admittedly biased) analysis of...

6 Great Reasons to Host The Manger Build this Christmas!
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6 Great Reasons to Host The Manger Build this Christmas!

1) Most families in your community celebrate Christmas but don’t know Jesus. Sad, but true. It’s hard to believe how so many could miss Christ in Christmas, but they do. Your church could help families learn why they’re celebrating! 2) Churches often struggle to engage busy young families. Everywhere I go, men’s ministry leaders ask,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Grandfather’s Heritage
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A Grandfather’s Heritage

We know that some of the best Noble Warriors are men with lots of experience. That’s why we love Grandpa, Gramps, Granddad, Pop, Poppy or whatever your kids happen to call their grandfather! Check out this series of posts from our friends at Christian Grandparenting Network!  By the way, this photo used in part 1 is of...

Summer is for Leadership Training! [Podcast]
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Summer is for Leadership Training! [Podcast]

By Mike Young / May 31, 2017 Engaging men has its challenges year-round. Summertime is especially difficult for all the obvious reasons. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make progress with your men’s discipleship strategy. I encourage pastors and others to leverage summer for leadership development. If you’re going to be able to capture and hold...

The Story of the Bible Comes to Life in Washington, DC
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The Story of the Bible Comes to Life in Washington, DC

A group of Noble Warriors’ fans and friends had a great opportunity last month to tour The Museum of the Bible. The 430,000-squarefoot building is currently under construction just 8 blocks from the United States Capitol. We were all encouraged and excited about the Kingdom resource this new museum will be. The comment that I...

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