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...

Learning to be a Championship Grandfather
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Learning to be a Championship Grandfather

I’m just getting my feet wet in this whole grandfathering thing. As many of you know, we had our first grandson this year. Baby Owen was born to Tim and Caroline in March. Since Tim is stationed in Hawaii, it took several months to coordinate my first visit to meet him, and I am happy...

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...

Where are the Life-Giving Men?
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Where are the Life-Giving Men?

My spirit is conflicted. I’ve started to write about the brutal killings of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd dozens of times. I’ve prayed, read scripture and prayed, talked to brothers who look like me and who don’t. I’ve prayed, read statements from others, watched videos, listened to podcasts and sermons and talked to my family....

Paper Books (& Bibles) are Making a Comeback
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Paper Books (& Bibles) are Making a Comeback

Originally Published by Mike Young in 2016 So, the word on the street from a number of sources is that paper books are making a comeback.  Many of you know that traditional bookstores have taken a hit in recent years as more and more readers gravitate toward digital books and readers. Mobile devices make it...

How The Noble Man Makes Women Feel Safe: 6 Principles [Podcast]
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How The Noble Man Makes Women Feel Safe: 6 Principles [Podcast]

What do donut desires have to do with making women feel safe? Find out this week on episode 10 of the podcast, The Noble Man Makes all Women Feel Safe. In his book Cover Her, Roderick L. Hairston lays out the biblical responsibility that men have to provide a covering for the women in his life. This...

The Noble Man is a Playa… Of Games That Is! [Podcast]
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The Noble Man is a Playa… Of Games That Is! [Podcast]

Kids spell love “T-I-M-E,” and this crisis season brings unexpected time to interact with your family in ways you haven’t in the past and may not have again in this quantity. I’m a reluctant gamer, but I suggest that all dads become players. Why games? You can argue that quality time trumps quantity time, and...

The Power of Family Mealtime [Podcast]
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The Power of Family Mealtime [Podcast]

The power of having a family meal together is not about eating. It’s about relationship. But how do we make family time together around the table a priority, and is it really worth the work? Stacy chimes in as we discuss the ins and outs of family mealtime, and the unique challenges and blessings our...

Family Dinner – Fight for This!
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Family Dinner – Fight for This!

Originally Posted by Mike Young May 2015 It’s interesting and encouraging to me that when we ask Tim what he misses most about being at home, his typical response is “I miss eating dinner together with the family”. (The photo shows Tim joining us for lunch last Sunday using FaceTime. We loved having him for the conversation...

The Legend of the Dogwood
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The Legend of the Dogwood

It’s awesome to finally see trees budding and flowers blooming. This is one of my favorite times of year. God’s creativity is on display in the woods when you see the white dogwoods blooming alongside the pink redbud trees. It’s a great time for a walk in the woods… And a great time for dads to employ...