Collateral Blessings
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Collateral Blessings

Minute with Mike | May 2021 The Tailgate Tour has been awesome! I always want more guys involved, but I’ve been reminded over and over again that God is working not only in the midst of these events but also around the edges. We’ve started keeping track of Collateral Blessings.  For context, collateral damage is...

BetterMan, Summer Internship, Old Navy Job, & Stacy’s Baby Owen Visit
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BetterMan, Summer Internship, Old Navy Job, & Stacy’s Baby Owen Visit

Family Update | May 2021 ZACH finished up BetterMan® with his guys and enjoyed a BYOS (Bring Your Own Steak) night at pastor Jeff Noble’s house. We’re excited to see these young men take what they’ve learned to the corners of the world!  BEN is finishing up classes for the semester and is preparing for...

Tailgate Season!
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Tailgate Season!

Battle Briefing | April 2021 The weather is warming up, and the icy days of winter are fading fast. That means… it’s tailgate season! It doesn’t get much better than the fresh air, good food, good fellowship, and good teaching from the Word with other Kingdom men. COVID caught us all off guard last year...

Online Classes, Next Steps & Baby Young Prep
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Online Classes, Next Steps & Baby Young Prep

Family Update | March 2021 Zach is honestly ready to move on. Like most university students, he’s simply tolerating the online classes but he’s digging in with ministry. His BetterMan group is going well, and he’s working with leadership to help sustain momentum in the coming years.   Ben is making the most of online...

Who Are You Following? Who’s Following You?
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Who Are You Following? Who’s Following You?

Minute with Mike | March 2021 Many young men can sing along with the once-popular U2 hit, “I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.” This month, I’ve talked with a broad spectrum of men in casual conversations, meetings, and specifically on The Noble Man Podcast about this question, “What are men looking for?”  The...

Your Support Builds Bridges
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Your Support Builds Bridges

Battle Briefing | March 2021 Thank you for the role you play in bridging the generational divide and impacting multiple generations for Christ! If you listened to The Noble Man Podcast Episode 45, you heard a young man named Jonathan who is thriving in discipleship through Valor, Cru’s ministry for ROTC. He shares a powerful...

That They May Be One
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That They May Be One

Minute with Mike | February 2021 We are living in and through divisive times, even in the body of Christ. I’m talking about folks in the same church bickering with each other over various issues that surely don’t deserve the time or energy we give them. This is Satan is at work. Let us pray...

Building Men Must Go Beyond Fellowship
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Building Men Must Go Beyond Fellowship

Battle Briefing | February 2021 If we say we need to build men strategically and intentionally, then we need to have an idea for what that looks like – or perhaps what it doesn’t look like.  Recently, in our 1 Quick Question, we asked men if their church has a strategic plan to disciple men....

Laying a Foundation
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Laying a Foundation

Minute with Mike | January 2021 When I was working construction with my father in-law, our footing contractor was a believer who had 1 Corinthians 3:10-11 on the side of his truck.  According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and someone else is building...