Every man aspires to be known & respected by his family and others. Join Noble Warriors’ Founder, Mike Young, & guests for wisdom & insights on how to follow Jesus’ example and live out Noble Manhood.

Tips from The Dad Whisperer [Podcast Ep. 97 feat. Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield]

Do you know The Dad Whisperer? Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield is a unique voice in men’s ministry. She shares the story of how God called her into ministering to fathers….

Gen Z Guy with Goliath Goals [Podcast Ep. 96 feat. Ethan Newquist]

This week’s podcast guest is Ethan Newquist, a Gen Z entrepreneur who started an athletic apparel company at just 16 years old. He’s learning a lot about business, but it’s…

How to Be a Proactive Dad [Podcast Ep. 94 feat. Danny Huerta]

We need playbooks and tips on how to engage God’s Word well with our kids. This week Dr. Danny Huerta offers plenty of resources so parents can be proactive in…

Football and Father Figures [Podcast Ep. 92 feat. Ed Gomes]

Football season is almost upon us, and we are kicking off with Liberty Flames Director of Spiritual Development, Dr. Ed Gomes.  Ed has been discipling young men for decades and…

Take Them to Jesus [Podcast Ep. 90 feat. Don Coleman

As founding Pastor of East End Fellowship Church in downtown Richmond, Don Coleman now serves as Pastor Emeritus. He has a passion for seeing people meet Jesus through the lives…

Investing in Faithful Men [Podcast Ep. 89 feat. Carey Bates]

This episode originally aired October 2020. 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…

Abiding, Pruning and Producing Fruit [Podcast Ep. 87 feat. Chris Jackson]

Chris Jackson has a background in business and in ministry. They were both thriving when God called him to step away from the active ministry he was running and the…

Cross-Cultural Friendships [Podcast Ep. 85 feat. Clarence Shuler]

Clarence Shuler is a discipler of disciplers, “a Swiss army knife of ministry,” and it all began when he was 14. A local youth pastor named Gary Chapman took a…

Paying it Forward [Podcast Ep. 84 feat. Paul Henderson]

Paul Henderson discusses the rich heritage of fruitful mentorship in his life and how he is paying it forward to the next generation on The Noble Man Podcast.  Paul’s dad…

Teamwork Makes the Family Work

Parenting takes work from both the mom and the dad. Join Mike and guest Jay Payleitner as they discuss Jay’s new book, Moms Bringing Out the Best in Dads.  Noble…

Willing to Invest [Podcast Ep. 82 feat. Greg Beechaum]

Dr. Greg Beechaum, Senior Pastor of Little Zion Baptist Church in Powhatan, VA, is devoted to serving his church in every capacity, including joining the men’s choir. He doesn’t even…

The Church & Young Men [Podcast Ep. 81 feat. Mike Camire & Mark Young]

Local student pastors, Mike Camire and Mark Young, join Mike to discuss how young men are ready and willing to be discipled. In this episode, learn how the church is…

A Global Challenge [Podcast Ep. 80 feat. Alex]

One of my pastors, Joe Tanner, introduced me to this week’s unique podcast guest. Joe and Alex worked together in Central Asia for seven years, where Alex was born and…

Meet Me at the Fire [Podcast Special Episode]

Learn more about this new resource at NobleResources.org. For a limited time receive half off the regular price of $39.99 when you use code HALFOFF. Click here for more info.

Surrounded by Wise Guys [Podcast Ep. 79 feat. Kent Evans]

Kent Evans of The Manhood Journey and Mike discuss how we need wise guys in our lives to learn from and how we can become wise guys for younger men. …

The Untapped Army [Podcast Ep. 78 feat. Chuck Stecker]

In The Noble Man Podcast Episode 78, we’re talking about activating and mobilizing an untapped, undeployed army in the church – the Gen X and Boomer generations. Rev. Chuck Stecker,…

Mobilize Men to Disciple Boys [Podcast Ep. 77 feat. Scott Haima]

What can a young man in his 20s do to have a lasting effect for the Kingdom? What could he have to offer?  Listen to Episode 77 of The Noble…

Filling a Gap [Podcast Ep. 76 feat. Stephan Hicks]

Stephan Hicks is a prime example of a man allowing God to use his scars to empower other men in overcoming their wounds. Stephan was in his 40s when he…

The Unsuspecting Mentor [Podcast Ep. 75 feat. Kaden & Landon]

When it comes to intergenerational discipleship, young men are hungry, and older men want to invest.   Unfortunately, sometimes mentoring is like a middle school dance with the guys on one…

Intergenerational Perspectives [Podcast Ep. 74 feat. Ben Young]

Who have been the formative men in your life, and how can we impact the Kingdom through mentoring?  “I think there are a lot of men thirsting to share what…

What Every Man Needs [Podcast Ep. 73]

We’re kicking off a new season of The Noble Man Podcast talking about mentorship. This short episode packs a punch as Mike answers some of the most frequently asked questions…

Tailgate Series: Where Do You Focus Your Eyes When Facing a Crisis? [Podcast Ep. 72 with Brian Autry]

We’ve all been going through a crisis for the last year and a half. Brian Autry, Executive Director of the SBC of Virginia, joined us at our Spring 2021 Tailgate Tour to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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? …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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 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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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? …

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Hey y’all, watch this.

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…

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…

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…

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…