Basketball, Farm Camping, Valor, Training & CSB Board
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Basketball, Farm Camping, Valor, Training & CSB Board

Family Update / October 2020 HANNAH is playing AAU basketball with a local team and loving the interaction. She also enjoyed the annual youth retreat to Camp Willow Run. (Ben went along as a chaperone!) BEN, Zach, Jacob Wyngaard and Mike visited WV and camped on the farm where Mike’s dad was raised. ZACH is...

Authentic Friendship
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Authentic Friendship

Minute with Mike / October 2020 According to Facebook, you have 1,356 ‘friends’. They know where you vacationed, your political views and that you hate cats. But, how many ‘authentic friends’ do you have? These are the guys… …who know your story. And because they know your story, they know both your strengths and weaknesses....

The Noble Man Tailgate
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The Noble Man Tailgate

Partner News / September 2020 Men are hungry to connect with other men and see the Kingdom in flesh! Your partnership helped 100 men from 15 churches experience corporate worship and encouragement from the Word on Friday, August 28th. In spite of the crazy heat and humidity, our beta test of The Noble Man Tailgate...

1 Year Anniversary, Corps of Cadets, Small Groups & School
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1 Year Anniversary, Corps of Cadets, Small Groups & School

Family Update / September 2020 TIM AND CAROLINE celebrated 1 year of marriage on September 1. It’s hard to believe they’ve already been married a year. Be on the lookout for a special 1st year of marriage podcast with them!  ZACH is back at VT wearing his mask and serving as Company Commander for Kilo...

Pray for Your Pastors
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Pray for Your Pastors

Partner News / August 2020 Recent conversations with pastors and leaders have reminded me that these are challenging times on many levels.   From where we stand now, the original question of how to transition from live worship to some sort of virtual worship was simple. But now, things are getting more complex. Churches are...

Driving, Paper-Making, Beach Breaks & a Birthday Kayak Cruise
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Driving, Paper-Making, Beach Breaks & a Birthday Kayak Cruise

Family Update / August 2020 HANNAH is driving now! She scored 100% on her learner’s permit test and is now chauffeuring us around. She is our self-declared ‘best driving student’. (She’s not wrong! She was clearly listening while we taught her brothers.)  BEN continues to enjoy his co-op experience working at a paper mill. When...

3 Examples of How the Podcast is Impacting Men
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3 Examples of How the Podcast is Impacting Men

Minute with Mike / July 2020 Thanks for following The Noble Man Podcast! Here’s how your prayers and partnership on this initiative are impacting men! A FATHER who listened to Episode 2 (Leading Through the Coronavirus Season – Three L’s for Men) was moved to have an emotional conversation with his high-school aged daughter about...

Men United in a World Divided
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Men United in a World Divided

Partner News / July 2020 In a crisis time when too many seem to be divided, Noble Warriors is working to bring men together across the Commonwealth, and we are so grateful for you, our partners, who make it possible. Men’s ministry leaders across the state continue to gather together virtually to discuss and pray...

Field Exercise, Baby-Sitting, Co-Op, Construction & 28 Years of Marriage!
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Field Exercise, Baby-Sitting, Co-Op, Construction & 28 Years of Marriage!

Family Update / July 2020 TIM has resumed training with his unit and is preparing for a significant field exercise in July. He and CAROLINE continue to delight in their church and small group. HANNAH’S enjoying two girls’ Bible studies that are now meeting in person and has picked up some new baby-sitting gigs. She’s...

Class Ring, Another Transmission, Alabama & Ho-Downs
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Class Ring, Another Transmission, Alabama & Ho-Downs

Family Update / June 2020 Ring dance was cancelled at Virginia Tech this spring, so ZACH’S class ring came in the mail. VT graduates in the family presented his ring at a family event. He also bought a truck… BEN has rebuilt another transmission… for the first time. I’ll let you know next month whether...