Surrounded by Wise Guys [Podcast Ep. 79 feat. Kent Evans]
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Surrounded by Wise Guys [Podcast Ep. 79 feat. Kent Evans]

Kent Evans of The Manhood Journey and Mike discuss how we need wise guys in our lives to learn from and how we can become wise guys for younger men.  Kent answers some questions guys have like:   Why do I have the gifts I have?  What do I do with them?  What is wisdom?   His...

Meet Me at the Fire!
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Meet Me at the Fire!

Have you stopped to think about how often fire is used or mentioned in the Bible?  A flaming sword blocked the entrance to the Garden of Eden after Adam and Eve sinned. (Genesis 3:24) Fire consumed the sacrificial lamb on the altar once Abraham was told to spare Isaac. (Genesis 22:13) God got Moses’ attention...

The Untapped Army [Podcast Ep. 78 feat. Chuck Stecker]
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The Untapped Army [Podcast Ep. 78 feat. Chuck Stecker]

In The Noble Man Podcast Episode 78, we’re talking about activating and mobilizing an untapped, undeployed army in the church – the Gen X and Boomer generations. Rev. Chuck Stecker, Executive Director and Founder of A Chosen Generation Ministry, has dedicated the past 22 years to equipping, training, empowering, and releasing a new generation of...

Mobilize Men to Disciple Boys [Podcast Ep. 77 feat. Scott Haima]
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Mobilize Men to Disciple Boys [Podcast Ep. 77 feat. Scott Haima]

What can a young man in his 20s do to have a lasting effect for the Kingdom? What could he have to offer?  Listen to Episode 77 of The Noble Man Podcast to find out how a college sophomore founded Christian Service Brigade (CSB Ministries) in the 30s. Now, the 85-year-old ministry has been geared...

The Responsibility and Surprise Benefit of Discipleship
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The Responsibility and Surprise Benefit of Discipleship

We’ve got a problem in the church – and a solution – if you’re willing to accept it. Christians my age and older are evidently sitting in church without engaging in discipleship at all, or they are still only being discipled. They are simply consuming without giving back.  Barna and The Navigators recently partnered to...

12 Good Friday Resources
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12 Good Friday Resources

For he will be delivered over to the Gentiles and will be mocked and shamefully treated and spit upon. And after flogging him, they will kill him, and on the third day he will rise. Luke 18:32-33  For us, He wore the crown of thorns.  For us, He was mocked, beaten, spat on, and stripped. ...

We Never Reach the End of the Trail: 65 Years of Discipleship (& Counting)
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We Never Reach the End of the Trail: 65 Years of Discipleship (& Counting)

It was eye-opening for me to sit with a small group of pastors at lunch this week. One commented on his rich experience with personal mentors. Men had sown into his life as a man, husband, father, and pastor. Two other pastors said they had never really had anyone invest in them in meaningful ways. ...

Discipleship Leaves a Legacy
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Discipleship Leaves a Legacy

This week I’ve been given a poignant reminder that there is, as Ecclesiastes assures us, “a time to die.” Two men who have been influential in our ministry have recently gone to their heavenly residence. Though they are absent from the earth, they spent their lives here investing in the Kingdom and Noble Warriors.  Steve...

Nolan Steps Up
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Nolan Steps Up

Part 1 of THE RIGHT NEXT STEP series. “The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.” Proverbs 16:9 18 hours to change your life and your legacy forever.  That’s what Nolan found when he dared to take THE RIGHT NEXT STEP.  What if THE RIGHT NEXT STEP isn’t what you planned it would...

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...