Catalyzing Men’s Discipleship Through the Local Church
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Catalyzing Men’s Discipleship Through the Local Church

Battle Briefing | June 2022 We are a huge fan of resources like BetterMan, Men’s Fraternity, 33 The Series, Kingdom Man and many more, and we recommend them regularly.  We’ve also recognized there is sometimes a gap between a guy wanting to lead men’s discipleship and feeling equipped to do so. That’s why we just...

Clarifying My Calling
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Clarifying My Calling

Minute with Mike | June 2022 I noted in last month’s letter that I had been challenged to clarify my calling. Helping churches build men is the basic mandate. Nothing has changed here, but I wrestled with developing a succinct, meaty statement.   I started with: My calling is to multiply men’s discipleship in the...

Prom, Alabama, Chinooks and Hawaii
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Prom, Alabama, Chinooks and Hawaii

Family Update | June 2022 HANNAH went to a prom. With a guy. I was speechless. My little girl is beautiful! She also traveled with her cousin, Kyndall, to visit the Hawaii Youngs. They enjoyed the sights and the beach as well as playing with little Owen! BEN finished his 3rd year at NC State...

Great Questions
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Great Questions

Minute with Mike | May 2022 Jesus said, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 In the past 45 days, I’ve led two retreats (67 men from Stony Point Presbyterian at the Airfield 4-H Center and 43 men from several different churches at Camp...

You Put Resources in the Hands of Men
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You Put Resources in the Hands of Men

Battle Briefing | May 2022 Noble Warriors ministry partners are making a citywide impact in Richmond, VA.  We’ve just launched Season 3 of The Noble Man Podcast and can’t wait for you to hear our most recent episode with Stephan “Coach” Hicks. Coach was in his 40s when he founded My Brother’s Keeper, a nonprofit devoted...

Take the Risk!
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Take the Risk!

Minute with Mike | April 2022 A couple of themes continue to surface as we focus on mentoring.   Everyone knows mentoring is valuable.   Seasoned men want to invest in young men.   Young men are looking for wisdom.   No one knows how to get started.   Guys, here’s a bit of truth....

Become a Johnny or a Bill in Someone’s Life
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Become a Johnny or a Bill in Someone’s Life

Battle Briefing | April 2022 Mentoring is a big deal to me. Pat Fiordelise is a friend of Noble Warriors and Pastor of Kingsland Baptist Church in Richmond, VA. His life has been shaped by men who stepped up to mentor him since he was in second grade. Two men were so influential he wrote...

Bulls, ATVs, Basketball and a 1-Year-Old
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Bulls, ATVs, Basketball and a 1-Year-Old

Family Update | April 2022 ZACH continues to enjoy his time in pilot training in Enterprise, AL. He’s working on rotary-wing instrument rating now. He is well-connected at FBC Enterprise and recently tried his hand at bull riding!   BEN is digging in deep at Providence Baptist in Raleigh and recently joined their handyman team....

Kaden’s Story
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Kaden’s Story

Family Update | March 2022 I am excited to introduce myself as the newest, and youngest, member of the Noble Warriors team!  I grew up in the rural corner of New Jersey, the oldest of six in a strong Christian family. I was baptized when I was 12, however through middle and high school I...

“What’s in Your Hand?”
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“What’s in Your Hand?”

Minute with Mike | March 2022 When Moses offered excuses, God took them away. “What is that in your hand?” God asked. “A staff,” Moses replied.  You know the story. God told him to throw down the staff, and it became a serpent. Then He told him to grab the serpent by the tail, and...