Steady Steps Forward Through Change
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Steady Steps Forward Through Change

Part 7 of THE RIGHT NEXT STEP Series Sometimes THE RIGHT NEXT STEP is just to keep moving forward, even if the circumstances around you change.  Sergio Wooden, “Woody” as he’s known best, has lived his life in service to others. As a retired naval officer of 25 years, he now serves as the Director of the Refuge Ministry Center for Biblical Counseling, a...

Give the Gift of the Gospel Without Being Pushy
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Give the Gift of the Gospel Without Being Pushy

In the true spirit of giving, Matt Newquist did something pretty cool. He gave away an entire case of our Dad’s Tools for Spiritual Leadership® Let’s Build a Manger!® kits, using social media! What is a Let’s Build a Manger!® kit?  Let’s Build a Manger!® is our way of putting practical and useful spiritual tools in your hands. It’s a hands-on, simple kit...

A Crawler, Alabama, Basketball, Empty Nest & Lots of Reading
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A Crawler, Alabama, Basketball, Empty Nest & Lots of Reading

Family Update | November 2021 October was a busy training month for TIM, so CAROLINE and OWEN spent most of the month in the mainland. We were excited to have a month with them! What a joy! Owen’s a crawler now too!   STACY and I were able to visit ZACH for a weekend in...

The Right Next Steps for Noble Warriors
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The Right Next Steps for Noble Warriors

Minute with Mike | November 2021 Our Tailgate mantra has become…   Eat with the Guys. Worship the King. Get Sharpened by the Word. Take the Right Next Step.   We continue to challenge men to take THE RIGHT NEXT STEP in their walk with Jesus. It has been both exciting and humbling to hear...

God’s Math is Multiplication
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God’s Math is Multiplication

Battle Briefing | November 2021 Acts tells us multiple times (pun intended) that numbers were added daily to the believers, then eventually multiplied.  “And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem.” Acts 1:7  One simple definition of multiplication is that it’s repeated addition. In other...

Stepping Up to the Griddle
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Stepping Up to the Griddle

Part 6 of THE RIGHT NEXT STEP Series It’s time to tell a story about something we as a ministry got to do. We’ve been highlighting men who have taken THE RIGHT NEXT STEP and praising God for whatever part He has allowed us to play in that. But, as we shared with you, Noble Warriors is moving forward in our...

The Ripple Effect of a Step
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The Ripple Effect of a Step

Part 5 of THE RIGHT NEXT STEP Series “Men need to be around men… when we do it alone, it doesn’t turn out well.”  Matt was doing what he knew to do best, working hard and creating a good life for his family. And he was doing it well, just like his dad did. But when his friend Nolan from church took THE RIGHT NEXT...

Stepping into the Gap
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Stepping into the Gap

Part 4 of THE RIGHT NEXT STEP Series “The state of the family and men is pretty discouraging. We are trying to improve that one man at a time, one step at a time.”  Fred Cox knows that the harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.  He felt unworthy to take THE RIGHT NEXT STEP,...

An Unexpected Turn of Steps
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An Unexpected Turn of Steps

Part 3 of THE RIGHT NEXT STEP series. When Reverend William Gibson started his most recent 33 Series group about a year and a half ago, he had no idea his first meeting would be his last – at least in person. His kickoff was timed right before the world shut down due to a global...

An Owen Visit, a Chaperone and an Emcee
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An Owen Visit, a Chaperone and an Emcee

Family Update | October 2021 OWEN came for a visit! He brought his mom along but left his dad behind. We enjoyed a week with CAROLINE and OWEN but sure missed TIM! Christmas is coming!   BEN met our church youth at Camp Willow Run to help with the fall retreat. He ‘chaperoned’ the 10th...