The “And Then Some” Mentality
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The “And Then Some” Mentality

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” Colossians 3:23-24  Working heartily and not half-hearted is what God wants from us – not just at work but in all the work we do. It’s a principle that can be challenging...

A Grandfather’s Perspective
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A Grandfather’s Perspective

By Tom Smith   Noble Warriors offers many resources for younger (than me) men who have children and struggle with the day-to-day activities of raising them. Admittedly, it is exceedingly difficult in today’s world. I am retired, having “been there and done that” for 45 plus years. Strange as it may seem, two of my favorite...

Focus on The Father
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Focus on The Father

The mention of Father’s Day could amass a wave of thoughts and emotions, both positive and negative. Some have been raised by a loving dad, some by a hurtful dad, and some who have had no dad involved in their lives at all. Your relationship with your earthly father may leave you feeling like you don’t have a great understanding of how to view a relationship with your Heavenly Father.  We do not need to look further than Jesus...

Build Men Up on Father’s Day: 6 Tips for Pastors
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Build Men Up on Father’s Day: 6 Tips for Pastors

Our friend Brian Doyle, founder of the Iron Sharpens Iron National Conference Network, has shared some thoughtful advice for pastors as you prayerfully discern how to celebrate fathers and fathering on Father’s Day. Many men groan when they think about going to church on Father’s Day because they just don’t feel like they measure up. Let’s prayerfully...

Last Minute Gifts for Spiritual Growth
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Last Minute Gifts for Spiritual Growth

If you’re still looking for a last-minute gift idea, how about making it a gift that will leave a lasting spiritual impression on your family?  Years ago, we started the tradition in our family to open one gift on Christmas Eve that will encourage each of our children in their spiritual growth. We like to choose a Bible, book, magazine, study, or another timely resource. Often, we’ll look for something that Stacy or I can participate in with them, so we...

The Noble Man Makes Noble Plans [Podcast Ep. 37]
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The Noble Man Makes Noble Plans [Podcast Ep. 37]

Nick, Jonathan, Kylan and Jeff make up a small group of guys who meet weekly. This week they join Mike in the Noble Warriors office for a great conversation about noble manhood. The noble man makes noble plans and by noble plans he stands. Isaiah 32:8 Noble Manhood – honesty, intentionality, Men’s Fraternity definition of...

The Noble Man Leads His Family [Podcast Ep. 35 with John Majors]
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The Noble Man Leads His Family [Podcast Ep. 35 with John Majors]

We continue our leadership series on the Podcast with John Majors as we discuss how The Noble Man Leads His Family. John is an author at Seeds Family Worship, a ministry dedicated to helping families and churches memorize God’s Word through songs, videos, and other resources for family devotions and worship. When it comes to...

“Boys Will Be Boys, Unless We Train Them to Be Men.”
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“Boys Will Be Boys, Unless We Train Them to Be Men.”

So just how and when do we begin training our young boys for biblical manhood?  In his article How to Raise a Boy to be a Man, Carlos Santiago lays out 10 areas that are key to begin developing in our boys even from a very early age.  Carlos outlines the feelings of inefficiency many of us have faced when it comes to being the leader God calls...

Honest at All Times
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Honest at All Times

Originally Posted August 2005 These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Deuteronomy 6:6-7 Honesty is something that I personally value....