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Tailgate Series: Are You Connected to the Right Power Source? [Podcast Ep. 71 with Gordon Fields]

“God has preordained all of us to achieve greatness in our life, but until we get ourselves cleaned up and hooked to the right power source, we’ll never be what he wants us to be.”  We live in a time when people are hooked up to the wrong power source, anything other than God.  “For…

Tailgate Edition: 3 Ways to Guard Your Heart [Podcast Ep. 70 with Josh Turner]

If you could get advice on how to make decisions from the wisest man who ever lived, would you take it? At our Waynesboro Tailgate this past Spring, Director of Church Planting for the SBC of Virginia, Josh Turner, gives us that advice from King Solomon out of Proverbs 4.  “My son, be attentive to my words; incline…

Tailgate Series: Will You Conform or Transform? [Podcast Ep. 69 with Ed Gomes]

You can’t have it both ways.  Dr. Ed Gomes, Director of Spiritual Development for Liberty Flames football and shoe-shiner extraordinaire, asks us to decide, “Have you been allowing the world to conform you, or are you allowing God to transform you?”  It’s a contradiction. I can live my life the way I want to live it or the way God wants me to live it. I…

Tailgate Series: Moving From Failure to Finishing Well [Podcast Ep. 68 with Josh Turner]

“We may not have started well, but with Jesus we can finish well.”  Sometimes we feel like a failure as a father or a husband. Josh Turner brings a message of redemption and restoration for a man who was a complete failure in God’s Word.  He had no hope.  He was in the darkest place.  He lived…

Tailgate Series: Don’t Be Passive When Satan Attacks [Podcast Ep. 67 with Gary Freeman]

Do you have Genesis 3 syndrome? Gary Freeman speaks passionately about the role fathers play in the pro-life movement in Episode 67 of our Tailgate Series. Gary is the founder of Major League Dad, a ministry dedicated to investing in and equipping fathers.  In Genesis 3, Adam was present while the serpent was lying to Eve. He knew what…

Tailgate Series: Pride of Haman [Podcast Ep. 66 with Daniel Palmer]

Next up in our Tailgate Series is Daniel Palmer, Senior Pastor of North Roanoke Baptist Church. It’s not every day you get a sermon delivered to a group of men from the book of Esther, so you know this is going to be good! Daniel gives a challenging and personal message, even sharing one of his own struggles.  Esther 5…

Tailgate Series: Used by God [Podcast Ep. 65 with Ed Gomes]

Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I be used by God?” Dr. Ed Gomes, Director of Spiritual Development for the Liberty Flames Football team, brought home a message at our Roanoke Tailgate that helps answer that question.   Good news! God desires to use us. He has something He wants to do that only you…

Tailgate Series: The Prodigal Son [Podcast Ep. 64 with Greg Beechaum]

Next up in our Tailgate Series, Dr. Greg Beechaum, Pastor of Little Zion Baptist Church in Powhatan, VA, challenges us to see ourselves in the story of the Prodigal Son in Episode 64 of The Noble Man Podcast.   Pastor Greg challenged himself first when he looked at his life over this pandemic year and felt like he could do more. “Lord,…

Tailgate Series: In the Boat with Jesus [Podcast Ep. 63 with Joe Tanner]

Are you a man who is all in for Jesus?  Pastor Joe Tanner, Pastor of Missions Mobilization and Small Groups at Parkway Baptist Church in Moseley, VA, charges us to ask ourselves, “What kind of fisherman am I?” Joe is quite dedicated (some might even say a little crazy!) when it comes to shad fishing on the…

Tailgate Series: Gospel Fellowship [Podcast Ep. 62 with Josh Franklin]

What is fellowship? Josh Franklin, Senior Pastor of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Glen Allen, VA, challenges the stereotype that often comes to mind. “It’s not about cookies and Kool-Aid.” So what is it about?  Biblical fellowship goes much deeper:  It’s partnership in the Gospel.  It’s working together for a common mission and goal.  It’s serving together, forming a connection that will…

Closer Than a Brother [Podcast Ep. 61 with Brothers Tim & Zach Young]

We recorded The Noble Man Podcast Episode 61 from the island of Oahu, HI, so I could talk with 2/3 of the Young men, Tim and Zach. While Ben is doing his internship in West Virginia this summer, Stacy, Hannah, Zach, and I visited Tim, Caroline, and baby Owen. I took advantage of the opportunity to talk with Tim and…

Tailgate Series: How to Live as a Man of God in These Times [Podcast Ep. 60 with Don Coleman]

Pastor Don Coleman of East End Fellowship challenges us in Episode 60 of The Noble Man Podcast with “How to Live as a Man of God in These Times.” What are these times? We’ve recently experienced such difficulties as a worldwide plague, racial unrest, and mass shootings.  “Let’s just face the fact these are the times we’re…

Raising the Bow Tie Brothers [Podcast Ep. 59 with Queenie Jenkins]

We’ve got a fun and unique episode this week with a mom named Queenie Jenkins who I first heard on a podcast I enjoy listening to, The World and Everything in It. Queenie and her husband Fred raise their two “kidpreneur” sons, Jabez and Christopher, in the Atlanta area. Queenie is no stranger to the sewing machine with her…

Tailgate Series: The Heart of David [Podcast Ep. 58 with Stan Grant]

“God is not looking for perfection; He’s looking for brokenness. He’s looking for people who will humble their hearts before Him and say, ‘God, I am desperate for you.’”   This week kicks off our Tailgate Series in Episode 58 of The Noble Man Podcast. We witnessed numerous collateral blessings in our 2021 Spring Tour of The Noble Man Tailgate,…

Understanding Your True Identity [Podcast Ep. 57 with Eric Wallace]

How we see ourselves as dads affects how our children see Christ in us. According to Eric Wallace of Uniting Church and Home, the joy we find in understanding our true identity in Christ prepares us to love and lead our families well. “If you don’t get it first, you have a hard time leading someone on a…

Voices in Your Head [Podcast Ep. 56 with Patrick Morley]

Patrick Morley, Executive Chairman of Man in the Mirror Ministries, joins us this week on The Noble Man Podcast to discuss his new book, The Four Voices: Taking Control of the Conversation in Your Head.   It’s not just a self-talk issue. The Bible speaks to four “voices” we hear in our heads: the world, the flesh, the devil, and…

April Wisdom: Joseph’s Way [Podcast Ep. 55 with Steve Hall]

This past year we have experienced a crisis, one of the craziest I’ve seen in my lifetime. As Christians, how should we think about being prepared for a health crisis like COVID, or any other crisis? In Episode 55 of The Noble Man Podcast, Steve Hall, founder of Joseph’s Way Ministry teaches us the importance of being prepared for three…

April Wisdom: Crown Financial [Podcast Ep. 54 with Randy Rowekamp]

“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.” Ephesians 5:15-16  As we explore April Wisdom on The Noble Man Podcast, we’ve got to have the money talk. In Episode 54, Randy Rowekamp, statewide director for Crown Financial Ministries and long-time friend of Noble…

April Wisdom: Think Right Live Right [Podcast Ep. 53 with Dr. Paul Chipman]

We’re talking about April wisdom – not April fool’s – on The Noble Man Podcast Episode 53 with Dr. Paul Chipman. Mental health isn’t something most of us generally like to talk about, but most of us have struggled with negative thoughts to some degree. This episode is a must-listen, full of practical tips on recognizing those…

How Do We Reach Men? [Podcast Ep. 52 with Clair Hoover]

This week on The Noble Man Podcast Episode 52, Mike gets to recap our recent themes with Clair Hoover, Executive Director of NCMM (National Coalition of Ministries to Men). Clair gives his perspective on the variety of ministries and strategies that can be effective in reaching men.  Clair had a set plan for his life, but God’s plan was different. “If…

How Do We Reach Men? [Podcast Ep. 51 with Robert Lewis]

“What does it mean to be a man in the 21st century? It’s the biggest evangelistic hook in the church today.”  Mike welcomes Dr. Robert Lewis to The Noble Man Podcast this week to discuss a new tool for reaching men. Dr. Lewis has been creating biblical manhood resources for decades, and he was there in the beginning…

How Do We Reach Men? [Podcast Ep. 50 with Brian Doyle]

Mike first met Brian Doyle in 2004 at the NCMM Conference in D.C. It was Brian who made the call for 100 men to step into Men’s Ministry, and Mike answered that call. You can hear the full story on Episode 1 of The Noble Man Podcast, In the Beginning. Brian, now the National Director for the Iron Sharpens Iron National Conference Network, has been ministering to…

How Do We Reach Men? [Podcast Ep. 49 with Elmo Winters]

How do we reach men? Elmo Winters of The Kingdom Group International has at least one answer for us in The Noble Man Podcast Episode 49.  “We are utilizing men to reach men.”  Can you think of a better way to begin than with bacon? The Kingdom Group International was birthed in 2014 to train…

What Are Men Looking For? [Podcast Ep. 48 with Rich Babbitt]

Mike talks with Noble Warriors board member and longtime friend, Rich Babbitt, on The Noble Man Podcast Episode 48. Before we met Rich, he was already investing in men. But the studies he did and breakfasts he attended lacked resources, tools, and direction. There were activities on the calendar but no advancement in discipleship. Rich saw a gap, and asked his…

What Are Men Looking For? [Podcast Ep. 47 with Brian Gullins]

“The issue of manhood is not going away – it unites us.”  Brian Gullins has a passion for fatherhood that has been constantly on display throughout his life and career as an educator, youth director, pastor, and program coordinator in both the public and private sectors. And thankfully for us, he’s been a workshop presenter at our The Noble…

What Are Men Looking For? [Podcast Ep. 46 with Mike Camire]

We get to take advantage of the perspective of our own Student Ministries Pastor this week to continue discussing “What are Men Looking For?”   Mike Camire has attended Parkway Baptist Church since its second Sunday, and he has served full-time there for 13 years. He also serves as the statewide Student Ministries Strategist at the…

What Are Men Looking For? [Ep. 45 with Members of MOC-6]

“When David’s time to die drew near, he commanded Solomon his son, saying, ‘I am about to go the way of all the earth. Be strong, and show yourself a man.’” 1 Kings 2:2  What does it mean to show yourself a man? Manhood is confused and corrupted in our culture and our time. Many young men (and young women)…

Why Men? [Podcast Ep. 44 with Dr. Joe Martin]

Dr. Joe Martin, Founder & Creator of  RealMenConnect.com, joins the podcast this week to talk about why we should be investing in men. Dr. Joe’s story of God working in his life is one of the most compelling that I’ve listened to personally. He overcame a challenging childhood, and on the outside, his life displayed success after success….

Why Men? [Podcast Ep. 43 with Patrick Morley]

“Evangelism without discipleship is cruel.”  Why it is worthy to invest in men? Patrick Morley tells the tale of two men who stepped into the church seeking answers. One man, Patrick’s father, was met with friendliness, but there was no discipleship in what a godly man, husband, and father should be. The other man, Patrick, was met with…

Why Men? [Podcast Ep. 42 with Ladies Panel]

We break the mold this week in The Noble Man Podcast as we discuss our theme Why Men with a panel of ladies, all wives and mothers of sons in different phases of life.  Guys – don’t tune this one out! This episode will help equip you as husbands to “live with your wives in…

Why Men? [Podcast Ep. 41 with Dr. Carlton McLeod]

Welcome, 2021!   It’s a brand-new year, and it’s Season 2 of The Noble Man Podcast. We are kicking off January with the question, “Why Men?”  “There will never be revival or reformation until it starts in households.”  Why men’s ministry? Why invest in men? The short answer according to Carlton McLeod of Calvary Reformation Church in Chesapeake, VA is “because…

The Noble Man Celebrates [Podcast Special Edition]

In this special edition episode, Mike takes a look back over this past year. He celebrates the podcast and our top episodes, as well as discusses what we experienced in 2020 and what we look forward to in 2021. Top Episodes of 2020: The first episode is still the most popular: Leading Through the Coronavirus:…

The Noble Man Makes Noble Plans [Podcast Ep. 39]

“How can we get the most out of what we’ve been given? We wanted to make the best of it.”  We continue our series on The Noble Man Makes Noble Plans with three men in different life stages. Each offers insights on how to redeem the losses of 2020 and finish strong with a focus on…

The Noble Man Makes Noble Plans [Podcast Ep. 38]

If you started out the year with some plans, any plans, no doubt 2020 has altered those in some way. Mike talks with a few of his Wise Guys about how they’ve handled some of the challenges of this year’s twists and turns, as well as some of the unexpected blessings. Then the men face forward to the…

The Noble Man Makes Noble Plans [Podcast Ep. 37]

Nick, Jonathan, Kylan and Jeff make up a small group of guys who meet weekly. This week they join Mike in the Noble Warriors office for a great conversation about noble manhood. The noble man makes noble plans and by noble plans he stands. Isaiah 32:8 Noble Manhood – honesty, intentionality, Men’s Fraternity definition of…

The Noble Man Reflects with Gratitude [Podcast Ep. 36]

Even though this year has been a challenge, what can you give thanks for? It’s been a weird year, and it’s easy to be frustrated with the circumstances. But let’s take some time out this week of Thanksgiving to reflect on what we’ve learned from it and talk about where we are going next. In…

The Noble Man Leads His Family [Podcast Ep. 35 with John Majors]

We continue our leadership series on the Podcast with John Majors as we discuss how The Noble Man Leads His Family. John is an author at Seeds Family Worship, a ministry dedicated to helping families and churches memorize God’s Word through songs, videos, and other resources for family devotions and worship. When it comes to…

The Noble Man Leads His Wife [Podcast Ep. 34 with Keith Tully]

“The pandemic has shown people where they are in their marriages.”  This month as we focus on leadership, and Keith Tully of FamilyLife is here to talk about how The Noble Man Leads His Wife. After years of struggle in his own marriage, it was at a Weekend to Remember Conference that “God came down and raised us from the dead…

The Noble Man Leads Himself [Podcast Ep. 33 with Carlo Santiago]

Carlos Santiago, Writer and Content Developer for Family Life, wrote an article which captured my attention about How to Raise a Boy to be a Man. It triggered the questions many fathers of sons might have. How do I begin leading my son into godly manhood? When do I start? How young is too young? What principles do I…

The Noble Man Invests in Faithful Men [Podcast Ep. 32 with Mike Mehaffie]

Mike Mehaffie and his wife Sharon have faithfully invested in young men and women for the last 44 years on the staff of Cru at North Carolina State University. In this episode, Mehaffie recalls how the ministry began on the N.C. State campus with 30 students total and has grown large enough to have 220 students in leadership positions last year. “God…

The Noble Man Invests in Faithful Men [Podcast Ep. 31 with Bernie Ritterbush]

I met Bernie Ritterbush around 2005 at a National Coalition of Ministries to Men conference in Washington D.C., and as he reminds me, it was before the official launch of Noble Warriors. In this episode, we discuss the difference between discipleship and disciple-making with Bernie, who has been an intentional disciple-maker for almost 50 years. He’s worked with Christian Business Men’s Committee (now…

The Noble Man Invests in Faithful Men [Podcast Ep. 30 with Carey Bates]

As we carry on our theme this month, I am joined by Carey Bates, my former pastor and a man who faithfully invested in me. We met Carey when we first moved to Richmond over 20 years ago.  Before Carey even knew what discipleship really was, he started a group of men studying the Bible in his dorm room. Through the mentorship…

The Noble Man Invests in Faithful Men [Ep. 29 with Dr. Ed Gomes]

Dr. Ed Gomes, Director of Spiritual Development for the Flames, Liberty University’s football team, is a man who lives out our theme this month. You may know Dr. Gomes from The Noble Man / ISI workshops, but if this is the first time you are hearing from him, you’re going to love this guy!  He begins with his own story of…

The Noble Man Needs Honest Brothers to Walk in Sexual Integrity [Podcast Ep. 28 with Nate Larkin]

Nate Larkin of the Samson Society shares with Mike how his life and marriage were saved when he understood the importance of being in relationship with other brothers in Christ.   He thought he was completely alone in his struggle with pornography, which eventually led him down a dark road into prostitution and a suicide plot. But by God’s grace he…

The Noble Man Makes a Covenant with His Eyes [Podcast Ep. 27 with Sam Black]

Sign up for an exclusive offer for Noble Warriors listeners only: a 30-day FREE trial for Covenant Eyes and you’ll get complete screen protection for your entire family. Promo Code: NOBLEWARRIORS “I get to live in freedom, and freedom feels good!”  This week on the podcast Sam Black joins us from Covenant Eyes screen accountability software. You’ve got…

The Noble Man Has a Renewed Mind [Podcast Ep. 26 with Steve Etner]

“Be sure your sin will find you out.” Numbers 32:23  “I tried to hide it, but sin has repercussions in every area of life.”  This week on the podcast in The Noble Man has a Renewed Mind, you’ll hear a very raw and real testimony from Steve Etner of The Purity Coach as he openly shares about his lifelong…

The Noble Man Pursues a PROVEN Path [Podcast Ep. 25 with Marshall Shank]

This week as we discuss how The Noble Man Pursues a PROVEN path to Purity, we hear from the Director of Outreach for Proven Men Ministries, Marshall Shank. Tragically, we now see evidence that the average age of first exposure to porn is 8 years old, and it’s imperative that we know how to equip…

The Noble Man Knows He’s in a Purity Battle [Podcast Ep. 24]

This week on the podcast, our guest, Mike, shares his transparent testimony with us about how a childhood tragedy and a chance stumble upon pornographic magazines kicked off a decades-long battle with grief and addiction. In this authentic and sincere conversation, Mike opens up about how he believed he was alone and unique in his struggle and…

The Noble Man Serves in the Kingdom [Podcast Ep. 23]

This week Mike has the privilege of introducing the Noble Warriors Board of Directors to you in Episode 23, The Noble Man Serves in the Kingdom. You’ll learn a little background on each of the men and how they became connected to the ministry. Just like in our 1 Quick Question survey this week, we asked these men how they have served…

The Noble Man Prioritizes Relationships [Podcast Ep. 22 with Dr. LeRoy Hill]

Dr. LeRoy Hill, Jr. speaks wisdom on how The Noble Man Prioritizes Relationships this week on podcast. Dr. Hill is the Senior Pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Portsmouth, VA, established in 1865.  2 Timothy 2:1-3 launches our discussion. These verses have been a prominent theme at Noble Warriors lately, and they just so happen to be Dr. Hill’s…

The Noble Man Lives a Balanced Life [Podcast Ep. 21]

Our guest is Pastor Steve Reynolds. He pastors Capital Baptist Church in Annandale VA and is the author of Bod4God: Twelve Weeks to Lasting Weight Loss. Steve is a…  Son of God, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Son, Pastor, Author.  Well-being is…   Honoring God  Maximizing your life for God – We must be healthy to do this  Living…

The Noble Man Works for the Lord [Podcast Ep. 20 with Sebastian Traeger]

“Who you work for is more important than what you do.”  This week, Mike unpacks some critical questions about work with Sebastian Traeger. Sebastian is married to Nikki, a father of four, an entrepreneur, Kingdom operative, and the author of The Gospel At Work: How Working for King Jesus Gives Purpose and Meaning to Our Jobs. Check out last week’s…

The Noble Man Knows Who He Is [Podcast Ep. 19]

We consistently wrestle with the question, “Who am I?”  Mike Young talks about identity this week on the podcast with Gary Freeman, Fatherhood and Family Program Manager of Care Net National. Gary walks us through his own search for identity as a man who “knew church but didn’t know Jesus.” During his years of playing college football, he came to Christ in a “Saul-to-Paul…

The Noble Man is Encouraged by His Wife [Podcast Ep. 18]

Ok, ladies – this one’s just for you! Mike is noticeably absent in our “Ladies Only” podcast, The Noble Man is Encouraged by His Wife. Join the wives of Mike’s “Wise Guys” men’s group (from Episode 15) as they discuss the power of their husbands’ small group and the positive ripple effect it has on their family. …

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…

The Noble Man Invests in Other Men [Podcast Ep. 17]

Mike Young is joined by a group of younger guys as they discuss the impact of men who have invested in their lives in this week’s podcast, The Noble Man Invests in Other Men.   As fathers, we are to be the primary disciplers in our children’s lives. As men, we need to seek to invest in younger men, come alongside them, and encourage them in their faith.  A broader perspective of discipleship includes modeling ideals and…

The Noble Man Seeks the Wisdom of Other Men [Podcast Ep. 16]

“Teach me how to be a man of God.” Tom Gensler and Tom Cheshire of Relevant Practical Ministry for Men join us on the podcast this week to discuss how The Noble Man Seeks the Wisdom of Other Men. Gensler and Cheshire take the pressure off as they discuss how to “lower the bar” in…

The Noble Man Connects with Other Men [Podcast Ep. 15]

Be a fly on the wall and listen in on Mike’s own “Wise Guys” group, a band of brothers who have been meeting together for 15 years, on this week’s podcast, The Noble Man Connects with Other Men. Highlights:  “Every man needs wise men in his life pursuing God and encouraging others in that pursuit.”…

The Noble Man Reads and Studies the Word [Podcast Ep. 14]

This week on The Noble Man Podcast, Mike discusses how The Noble Man reads and studies the Bible. Listen as he walks through a timely example of how to apply the scriptures to every issue we face today, including racial injustice. Key Lessons: The Bible is sufficient to speak to every situation. (Hebrews 4:12-13, 2…

The Noble Man Shares the Word with His Family [Podcast Ep. 13 Father’s Day Edition]

As a Dad, how do I leave a legacy of loving and living the Word?  Listen in on this week’s Father’s Day edition of The Noble Man podcast as Mike talks with Dr. Brian Autry, personal friend, and Executive Director of the SBC of Virginia. Join Mike and Brian as they discuss what it is…

The Noble Man Knows Some Facts About the Word [Podcast Ep. 12]

What’s the short answer to questions like, “Where did the Bible come from?” and “How do we know it is reliable?” Get the scoop this week as Mike speaks with Daniel Stevens, PhD, Associate Director of the Scholars Initiative at Museum of the Bible. Highlights:  What’s so special about the Bible?  What’s the difference between translation…

The Noble Man is a Man of the Word [Podcast Ep. 11]

Why should we still engage the Word with a paper Bible, even with so many great digital resources available today? In this episode, Mike talks through some distinct advantages in using a physical copy of the Word and gives some top recommendations. Why Use a Paper Bible? You handle it physically, tangibly, tactically. You can…

How The Noble Man Makes Women Feel Safe: 6 Principles [Podcast]

What do donut desires have to do with making women feel safe? Find out this week on episode 10 of the podcast, The Noble Man Makes all Women Feel Safe. In his book Cover Her, Roderick L. Hairston lays out the biblical responsibility that men have to provide a covering for the women in his life. This…

How to Engage Your Daughter’s Heart [Podcast]

Guys, do you ever wonder what your daughter really thinks of you? Get the scoop on The Noble Man Podcast straight from my daughter Hannah’s mouth – along with her friends, Lydia and Jessica. Our 3 experts this week share everything from the fun times they enjoy with their dads to some of the things that frustrate…

How The Noble Man Cherishes His Wife [Podcast]

“If I wouldn’t listen to my wife, God was saying He wouldn’t listen to me.” Have you ever felt God isn’t listening to your prayers? Have you ever felt weak?  Dr. Tom Elliff reveals some surprising truths this week on The Noble Man Podcast as we discuss how The Noble Man Cherishes His Wife. “My…

Moving Forward and Back to the Beginning

April was an exciting month as we launched a new way to connect… The Noble Man Podcast So far, we’ve posted 8 episodes with more to come. We’ve encouraged men as spiritual leaders to lament, learn and lead, look for the good, be intentional with family meals and the value of playing games as a…

How The Noble Man Honors His Mother in Each Stage of Life [Podcast]

How can a Noble Man honor his mother in different stages of life?  With Mother’s Day coming up Sunday, we consulted an Expert Mom Panel and got some great tips. Our 4 experts include my very own mother, Vivian, my bride, Stacy, and Laurie and Christen who both work here in the Noble Warriors office….

The Noble Man is a Playa… Of Games That Is! [Podcast]

Kids spell love “T-I-M-E,” and this crisis season brings unexpected time to interact with your family in ways you haven’t in the past and may not have again in this quantity. I’m a reluctant gamer, but I suggest that all dads become players. Why games? You can argue that quality time trumps quantity time, and…

The Power of Family Mealtime [Podcast]

The power of having a family meal together is not about eating. It’s about relationship. But how do we make family time together around the table a priority, and is it really worth the work? Stacy chimes in as we discuss the ins and outs of family mealtime, and the unique challenges and blessings our…

Leading Through the Coronavirus: 3 ‘L’s for Men [Podcast]

It’s hard to believe that just a few weeks ago we were fully immersed in planning and preparing for spring conferences. It seemed crazy that almost overnight we shifted the Fredericksburg, then Richmond conferences from live events to virtual ones. The dominoes of the culture shift we see now were falling, and everyone has lost…

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Google and YouTube are almost as important to me as screwdrivers and wrenches when I fix something in our home. More and more leaders are looking for answers to ministry questions with video searches so we’re trying to meet those needs. Last month you helped us launch three NW videos… NW Answers – How can…

Dad Lowered the Bar & Raised the Standard for Manhood [Podcast]

By Mike Young / June 16, 2017 Check out this Father’s Day message… Dad Lowered the Bar and Raised the Standard of Manhood from Mike Young on Vimeo. I wanted to do everything he did. One of my early memories is of a time when Dad was painting something at the old farmhouse we lived…

Summer is for Leadership Training! [Podcast]

By Mike Young / May 31, 2017 Engaging men has its challenges year-round. Summertime is especially difficult for all the obvious reasons. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make progress with your men’s discipleship strategy. I encourage pastors and others to leverage summer for leadership development. If you’re going to be able to capture and hold…

How Can We Reach Millennial Men? [Podcast]

By Mike Young / May 11, 2017 Check out this NW Answers video on reaching young men… NW Answers: How can we reach millennial men? from Mike Young on Vimeo. One of the hot topics in men’s discipleship is “How can we reach the younger men?” The question is typically asked by older men in the…