Make Mealtime a Fruitful Time
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Make Mealtime a Fruitful Time

Battle Briefing | September 2022 What if I told you one of the simplest ways to disciple your family involves your favorite meal? We’ve been talking about September as National Family Meals Month around here for several years because I know turning mealtime into family discipleship time impacted our family.  We are officially empty-nesters this...

Ministry and Toy Cars
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Ministry and Toy Cars

Battle Briefing | August 2022 I used to love those “pull-back cars” when I was a kid. I had lots of fun pulling them back to load the spring and letting them go so they could zoom off! I often tell folks that aspects of Noble Warriors’ ministry are like those cars we enjoyed so...

They’re Back!
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They’re Back!

Family Update | August 2022 TIM, CAROLINE, AND OWEN arrived back on the mainland in mid-July. We’re so excited to have them within driving distance in the same time zone! They will report to Ft. Benning soon and begin the wait for post housing and their stuff to arrive from HI. STACY, HANNAH, AND I...

Goodbyes, Brothers, Graduation, & 30 Years
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Goodbyes, Brothers, Graduation, & 30 Years

Family Update | July 2022 TIM, CAROLINE AND OWEN are beginning the transition process to come back to the mainland. They’re saying goodbye to good friends and the white sandy beaches of Hawaii!   BEN has settled in to his Alabama internship but often travels to spend the weekends with Zach. We are so thankful that...

Developing a New Mentoring Initiative
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Developing a New Mentoring Initiative

Battle Briefing | July 2022 Jesus sent the disciples out two by two to give them experience in what it would be like to carry on without him. He knew that his time on earth was short, and the Kingdom’s advancement would depend on these few disciples’ abilities to advance the mission and multiply disciples...

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...