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The Noble Man

Noble Warriors

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.

Meet Me at the Fire | Special EpisodeSurrounded by Wise Guys (feat. Kent Evans) | Episode 79The Untapped Army (feat. Chuck Stecker) | Episode 78
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, Executive Director and Founder of A Chosen Generation Ministry, has dedicated the past 22 years to equipping, training, empowering, and releasing a new generation of leaders, and he sees the need for intergenerational ministry in the local church. Mike and Chuck uncover some unexpected reasons older men aren’t engaging in discipleship and discuss how they can be mobilized toward mentoring and discipling. “You can’t teach what you don’t know. You can’t lead where you won’t go. And you only reproduce what you are.” Chuck didn’t know who he was or whose he was but came to the life-changing discovery that he was adopted by the King as one of his very own sons. He has encountered many men who have never been given their father’s blessing, never felt accepted as sons, and don’t know how to pass that on, but they can come to the point of healing. Listen and learn why the analogy of Passing the Baton is deceiving and how to break away from the lie that you’ve done your part. Don’t quit running. Don’t step off the track. Pray for the spirit of Caleb, who at 85 years old, said, “Give me my mountain.” “God wants your story to be part of his story so that your story will be part of his story.” Resources: A Chosen Generation Chuck Stecker A Chosen Generation Bookstore Men of Honor Women of Virtue by Chuck Stecker If You Passed Your Baton...Take it Back The Family Blessing: Make a Profound Difference in the Lives of Your Children Through the Simple Daily Act of Blessing by Rolf Garborg   View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode78 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org
May 10 2022
31 mins
Mobilize Men to Disciple Boys (feat. Scott Haima) | Episode 77
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 Man Podcast to find out how a college sophomore founded Christian Service Brigade (CSB Ministries) in the 30s. Now, the 85-year-old ministry has been geared towards purposefully pointing boys to Jesus for generations, in hundreds of churches, in every state.  Mike Young and Scott Haima, current President of CSB Ministries, discuss the benefits of older men being willing to mentor and disciple young men and how both are transformed in the process.  CSB Ministries provides a unique and vital avenue for boys to learn to do something for Christ, not just to have something to do. The ministry is structured for a lifestyle of learning that values and attends to how God has fearfully and wonderfully made boys.  "(Testosterone) is a God-given, chemical reaction in our body, and it’s not toxic.”  How might you join the effort and use your passions, hobbies, and talents to raise up the next generation of healthy young men?   “The reality is, God doesn’t give us men. He gives us boys.”  CSB is a high-octane opportunity - check it out!    Resources:  CSB Ministries  Scott Haima - CSB Ministries  shaima@csbministries.org  Start a CSB Unit    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode77 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2022 All rights reserved
May 3 2022
33 mins
Filling a Gap (feat. Stephan Hicks) | Episode 76
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 founded My Brother’s Keeper, an organization born out of his own healing.     It started with just six guys, then multiplied. “Little did I know inviting six guys into my home would turn into a non-profit organization.”    My Brother’s Keeper is a group dedicated to mentoring men from 18 years old to well into their 60s. They help men handle problems across the board, such as education, employment, finances, and trauma, many resulting from a lack of fathers in the home. It is a safe place for men to talk about what they deal with, learn about their needs, and attain resources and counselors.    When Stephan was introduced to Mike Young and Noble Warriors, he went through The Quest for Authentic Manhood with those first six guys. In Episode 76 of The Noble Man Podcast, hear how God has multiplied their ministry with men across the city. He continues to provide unique ways for them to meet men where they are and show Christ’s faithfulness by living out the Gospel with them daily.    “Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.” Luke 22:31-32    Resources:    My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond    Quest for Authentic Manhood    24/7 Dad® Program Info Sheet (fatherhood.org)    Safe Harbor   MENTOR Virginia    Suits for Success    My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter    Phone: (804)422-4060    Email: mbkgrva@gmail.com    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode76 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2022 All rights reserved
Apr 26 2022
29 mins
The Unsuspecting Mentor (feat. Kaden & Landon) | Episode 75
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 side of the gym and the girls on the other. Everyone wants to dance, but they don’t know how to get started. In the same way, we have to figure out how to help the generations connect in order to transfer wisdom and encouragement.   Mike is joined by two younger men to discuss some of the unsuspecting mentors they have each had in their lives who may not even realize the impact they’ve had just by living a godly life and investing their time, energy, and resources into others.  Are you making space and intentionally looking for these types of mentoring opportunities in your life? How can you live in such a way that you are influencing people without even suspecting it?  Everyone wants it to be organic, but that still starts with someone taking initiative. Join Mike, Landon, and Kaden as they discuss how their unsuspecting mentors influenced them by seeing value in them, being intentional, and doing life as they worked together.   Resources:  Noble Warriors Mentoring Resources  BetterMan® Man in the Mirror  Strong Links - Noble Warriors    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode75 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2022 All rights reserved
Apr 19 2022
24 mins
Intergenerational Perspectives (feat. Ben Young) | Episode 74
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 they’ve learned in life, but I don’t think they know how to make that connection … How do we create that link between those seasoned men and the younger men?”  Ben Young is passionate about bridging that gap. Ben is the youngest son of Mike and Stacy, and as a college junior, he is one of the privileged young men who can look back and see mentor after mentor who impacted his life.  In this episode of The Noble Man Podcast, Ben gives his perspective on some of those mentors and the life lessons they taught him, including:  How a godly man interacts with people at work. What godly marriages and godly grandparenting look like. Lessons about work, anger management, and problem-solving skills. Seeing God change a man and what that means to the legacy you leave for your family and kids. A practical approach to faith.  He also shares his biggest tip on getting started with mentoring if you are unsure and why it is worth it even though he knows, “It’s not an easy thing to do, but I think it’s a good thing.”  Ben echoes his dad’s number one phrase, “It all comes back to men’s discipleship.”  Resources:  Noble Warriors Mentoring Resources  Closer Than a Brother [Podcast Ep. 61 with Brothers Tim & Zach Young] - The Noble Man Podcast  Chuck Lawless on Mentoring    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode74 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2022 All rights reserved
Apr 12 2022
23 mins
What Every Man Needs | Episode 73Tailgate Series: Where Do You Focus Your Eyes When Facing a Crisis? (Guest: Dr. Brian Autry) | Episode 72
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 remind us never to waste a crisis. We can say to our God, “We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” 2 Chronicles 20:12b   Where do you focus your eyes when you have a problem?  We dream of being the hero of the story, but we should be seeking the Lord. In focusing on Him, we find our hope. “For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” Romans 15:4  Brian gives one of the coolest encouragements I’ve heard as he walks through what it would have taken for the children of Israel to cross the Red Sea and live in the desert. Did you ever think about what it took for them to get across in just one night? They’d have to march across 5,000 people wide, about a 3-mile-wide part in the sea! Not to mention the 11 million gallons of water, 750,000 quail, and 2 million gallons of manna they’d need daily – and so much more that God provided for them. You’ve got to hear this faith-building breakdown of his faithfulness in the desert.  Our God can handle your crisis. Tune in and listen as he gives the steps we can take to keep our eyes on Him. He is the one true hero that we hand the ball off to because the battle belongs to Him.   Join us for our Fall Tailgate Tour!  Resources:  Brian Autry Executive Director • SBC of Virginia (sbcv.org)  The Noble Man Shares the Word with His Family [Podcast Ep. 13 Father’s Day Edition] – Noble Warriors Podcast with Brian Autry  Hope in the Supplier, Not the Supply: Finding Financial Hope During a Crisis – Noble Warriors  Practical Tips from Gary Wood: Finding Financial Hope During a Crisis – Part 2 – Noble Warriors  Helpful Tools from Randy Rowekamp: Finding Financial Hope During a Crisis – Part 3 – Noble Warriors  Leading Through the Coronavirus: 3 ‘L’s for Men [Podcast] – Noble Warriors  April Wisdom: Joseph’s Way [Podcast Ep. 55 with Steve Hall] – Noble Warriors    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode72 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Sep 22 2021
24 mins
Tailgate Series: Are You Connected to the Right Power Source? (Guest: Gordon Fields) | Episode 71
“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 the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18    From our Charlottesville Tailgate this past Spring, our friend Gordon Fields tells us how to maintain a strong connection to our power source. Gordon, a pastor for 30 years who now works with UVA Athletics graduate assistance through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, is dedicated to investing in young athletes, leaders, and coaches. He’s lived firsthand what it’s like to have “a good battery, but a weak connection.”    “We have to have a good connection with God to benefit from the power that is available to us.”    What do you do when the corrosion of sin causes a clicking sound and a bad connection that keeps us from having a good connection with God?    Hear one of the coolest ideas he walks through: the “Tailgate in Suffolk on September 25, or find out when we are coming to a city near you. Help us Connect the Dots on the map and connect other men by donating to offset Tailgate expenses.    Resources:    Fellowship of Christian Athletes (fca.org) – Gordon Fields    Romans 10:17    Romans 8:38-39    John 3:16    Matthew 11:28-30    Psalm 23    "Touch Some Grass" and Boost Mental Health: Resources for The Languishing Pastor - Noble Warriors    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode71 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Sep 14 2021
27 mins
Tailgate Series: 3 Ways to Guard Your Heart (Guest: Josh Turner) | Episode 70
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 your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh. Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” Proverbs 4:20-23    The NIV states it this way, “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”    Guard. Your. Heart. It’s the number one tip he gives.    Above. All. Else. It should be the number one priority in our lives.    When something needs guarding, it’s because it is valuable. In the same way, we guard our hearts because “if we lose our heart, the potential is we might lose everything.”    In this episode, Josh shares three ways we can begin to guard our hearts.    1. Resist the urgency of the day for the priority of prayer.     Prayer and time with the Father is the work. We can’t live off yesterday’s blessings and time with God.    2. Know who we are in Christ.    “True freedom comes when we find our identity not in what other people think about us, not in how popular we are, but very clearly in Christ alone.”    3. Acknowledge we have blind spots and have friends who we give permission to speak into our lives.     “Sin demands to have a man by himself.” Bonhoeffer    Tune in to Josh to better understand how to make guarding your heart a priority in your life. Things can look good on the outside, but if you peer on the inside, we might be headed for disaster.   “Men fall in private long before they fall in public.” J.C. Ryle    You can help point other men to Jesus by supporting our Fall Tailgate Tour. We are hitting the road this weekend for our kick-off in Roanoke, VA. Help us Connect the Dots on the map and connect other men by donating to offset Tailgate expenses.    Resources:    CONNECT THE DOTS WITH US – Noble Warriors     Josh Turner | SBC of Virginia (sbcv.org)    RESOURCES | Noble Warriors Inc     Screen Accountability™ | Covenant Eyes    Extreme Mind Makeover: How to Transform Sinful Thoughts and Patterns into God-Pleasing Habits by Steve Etner    The Four Voices by Patrick Morley (maninthemirror.org)    Ordering Your Private World by Gordon MacDonald    When Men Think Private Thoughts: Exploring The Issues That Captivate The Minds Of Men by Gordon MacDonald     View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode70 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Sep 9 2021
23 mins
Tailgate Series: Will You Conform or Transform? (Guest: Ed Gomes) | Episode 69
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 can do it my way and get wood, hay, and stubble, or do it God’s way and get the opposite.    Dr. Gomes received his salvation at the age of 17, and from that time until now, at age 67, God gave him a new “want to.” He decided to follow Jesus no matter what, become a student of God’s Word, and allow it to transform his life.    “Becoming a Christian isn’t based on something that I do, but rather it’s based on something Christ has already done.”    In Romans 12:1-2, Paul offers a negative and a positive admonition to believers. Dr. Gomes helps us see how we can make every day count, allow the Word of God to permeate our thoughts, and apply it to every situation.    In the last seven days, have you been in the Word?    As we get closer to the end of our Tailgate Series on the Podcast, the end of one season marks the beginning of another. Connect the Dots with us on the Tailgate map across the region and help us hit the road. Help noble men connect! And check out our Fall Tailgate Lineup!   Resources:    Dr. Ed Gomes | Liberty Flames  More from Dr. Ed Gomes on Noble Warriors  Discipleship for Student Athletes by Dr. Ed Gomes | Amazon Building a Legacy: Student Guide by Dr. Ed Gomes | Amazon Leaving a Legacy: Leader's Guide by Dr. Ed Gomes | Amazon Romans 12:1-2    I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode69 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Sep 1 2021
28 mins
Tailgate Series: Moving From Failure to Finishing Well (Guest: Josh Turner) | Episode 68
“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 in a cemetery    He cut himself.    “But everything changes when you meet Jesus.”    If you’ve ever met anyone you thought was too far gone, or if you have ever felt like you are that guy, there is always, always, always hope in Jesus. There is no addiction, no chain too strong He can’t break.    As you listen, think about who the guys are in your life right now that you are praying for or think they’ll never come to know Jesus.    If God changed this guy’s life, He could change anyone’s life. People need the hope that comes only through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It only makes sense that we share that hope with all those around us and leave a Gospel legacy.    “It’s more important how we finish than how we start. God wants to change us in an incredible, powerful way.”    Episode 68 is part of our Tailgate Series originally shared in Danville, VA. Josh Turner is a church planter and now Director of Church Planting for the SBC of Virginia.     The Fall 2021 Tailgate Tour is kicking off soon, so help us hit the road and help Noble Men connect through our August campaign, Connect the Dots with Us. Thank you for helping us point men to Jesus and launch small groups all over the state!    Resources:    CONNECT THE DOTS WITH US - Noble Warriors    RESOURCES | Noble Warriors Inc (square.site)    Josh Turner | SBC of Virginia (sbcv.org)    New Life Community Church | Home (newlifelouisa.com)    Mark 5:1-20 | ESV.org      View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode68 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Aug 18 2021
22 mins
Tailgate Series: Don't Be Passive When Satan Attacks (Guest: Gary Freeman | Episode 67
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 was going on, but he did nothing to protect her. “He knows what to do and he’s sitting on it.”    What are we sitting on?    Gary’s passion stems from his work at Care Net Pregnancy Center with the fathers of women who are considering or have had an abortion. He discovered that a key factor in an unplanned pregnancy going to term is a faithful man in the mother’s life.    A Care Net study revealed that one in four women who had an abortion were involved in a church, yet 72% of those women felt like they couldn’t come to the church to find healing.    “As believers, we have to be hungry about the things that God is hungry for.”    Drawing on his experience as an ECU football player, Gary challenges us to pay attention to our playbook as Christians so we don’t get our heads knocked off! But we don’t have to do it in our own strength because Jesus is the way, truth, and life. (John 14:6)    Get in the Word and see what God is calling us to do. If we know the Word better than all else we’ll see true transformation.    Resources:    Genesis 3 | ESV.org    Home | Major League Dad    Pregnancy Centers | Life Affirming Choices | Pro Abundant Life (care-net.org)    Workshop Highlight 2020: Gary Freeman, Care Net - Noble Warriors    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode67 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Aug 9 2021
28 mins
Tailgate Series: Pride of Haman (Guest: Daniel Palmer) | Episode 66
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 reveals a story on Haman, a high-ranking official who wanted to be recognized everywhere at all times for his nobility. He was a noble in the kingdom, but he was anything but a noble man. His pride was ultimately his demise.    Too often, churches are full of guys like this who are not noble men but want to be treated like nobility. “My concern is men who are more impressed with themselves than with Jesus.” When we fall prey to this kind of pride, we could be standing in the way of God’s plans without even knowing it.     “Churches don’t need our greatness. They need our unashamed, radical, passionate, self-sacrificing love for Jesus and those that He came to save.”    Just like Haman needed real friends, noble friends, who would confront his pride, every man needs someone who can speak raw, hard truth to him.    Listen in to learn three principles we need to employ to avoid being part of Satan’s work of undermining God’s plan to glorify his Son.    “We are not called to manage our sin; we are called to kill our sin.”   Resources:    North Roanoke Baptist Church   Staff - North Roanoke Baptist Church    Pastoral Staff | lakeside (lbcva.com)    Esther 5:9-14 | ESV.org    Colossians 3:5 | ESV.org    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode66 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Aug 4 2021
30 mins
Tailgate Series: Used by God (Guest: Ed Gomes) | Episode 65
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 and I can do.    “Let God take our story, make it his story, so that we can help somebody else with their story.”   First, Dr. Gomes addresses how a misunderstanding of who I am in Christ and an inability to think correctly about God, myself, and others can hold us back. “If we focus on the past we never focus on Jesus.”    Next, he points out two character qualities in Joseph that demonstrate how God has you where you need to be. But we must pay attention to what’s happening around us and live right, or we will miss an opportunity to communicate truth to someone.    “Jesus always paid attention to what was happening around him.”   It’s about looking for normal, natural ways to build a relationship, present the Gospel, and speak truth into their life. By building a relationship, we earn the right to speak into others’ lives. Dr. Gomes is a living example of servant leadership with his Shoeshine ministry.    Resources:    Dr. Ed Gomes | Football | Liberty Flames    Shoe Shine Ministry with Dr. Ed Gomes - YouTube    More on Ed Gomes from Noble Warriors    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode65 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Jul 29 2021
28 mins
Tailgate Series: The Prodigal Son (Guest: Greg Beechaum) | Episode 64
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, what do you want me to do? Where do you want me to go? Going to church is not enough.”  When we look at the Prodigal Son in Luke 15, we see a man who demanded his inheritance before the proper time. “Sometimes we desire from God big things, but we don’t want to be responsible over the little things.”   But take a look at the father’s response. Before his son could even apologize, he runs out to meet him with hugs, kisses, a ring, a robe, and a feast. “He meets him right where he is.”  The Father wants us to love others in the same way. The men of God need to stand up and say, “I’m going to meet you right where you are.”  If we don’t get the men back, who will?  Listen in as Pastor Greg asks us to think about the one young man, neighbor, or coworker who needs renewal, restoration, and knowledge of the resurrection.  Resources  LZHOME (lzchurch.org)  Leadership (lzchurch.org)  Home | Beyond Walls Ministries  Dr. B | Beyond Walls Ministries  More about Dr. Greg Beechaum from Noble Warriors: Gregory Beechaum - Noble Warriors  Workshop Highlight: Greg Beechaum, Beyond Walls Ministries What If a Pastor Goes Where His Men Are? The Noble Man Serves in the Kingdom [Podcast Ep. 23]    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode64 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Jul 20 2021
27 mins
Tailgate Series: Follow Me - In the Boat with Jesus (Guest: Joe Tanner) | Episode 63
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 James River. He doesn’t eat and only thinks of one thing when he’s out in the boat – catching fish.     According to Joe, fishing the shad run on the river is a whole lot like our Christian life. “There’s a call on our lives to be fishers-of-men, in the boat, in the middle of the river, in the current with Jesus.” Too many fishermen are just sitting on a bucket with nothing on the line. We may look the part, but we are not catching any fish.    “A lot of our church men are sitting on the bucket, and they are not fishing… I want to be in the boat with other dedicated men. Lock your arms up with each other and follow Jesus.”   “Because Christ loves you, He doesn’t want you to stay where you’re at.”   Resources:    Joe walks us through seven times Jesus called others to “Follow Me.”     Matthew 4:18  Jesus’ first call to Peter and Andrew: they left all, followed where Jesus went, and did what He wanted them to do. They got in the boat and went all in.   Matthew 8:22 Stop hanging on to worldly weight.   Matthew 9:9 Matthew has all the world has to offer and left it behind to follow Christ. What is holding you back?   Matthew 19:21 Jesus wants you to love him in return with commitment – not partial, but all.   Matthew 10:37-38 Family can be an idol. Your wife and kids are not an excuse to keep you from serving the Lord.   Matthew 16:24 What is Jesus kindly, lovingly, but definitively calling you to do?   John 21:19 Jesus tells Peter one last time, “Follow me.”   View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode63 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Jul 13 2021
27 mins
Tailgate Series: Gospel Fellowship (Guest: Josh Franklin) | Episode 62
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 always be there.    “Oftentimes we’re looking for a friend when God needs another soldier in the army. We’re looking for a buddy when God needs someone to help partner together in the Gospel.”    Using the example of Paul, Josh shows us how true biblical fellowship creates the tightest bonds with those whom we’ve shared in the ministry of the Gospel. It goes far deeper than friendship and creates bonds that last a lifetime, even through times of trials.    “God’s answer to our loneliness is to share together in something bigger than themselves.”    We have all been forced to isolate to some degree for over a year. It’s time to get busy serving the Lord together.    Resources:    Philippians 1    JoshFranklin.org   Mount Vernon Online (Mt Vernon Baptist Church)    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode62 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Jul 8 2021
25 mins
Closer Than a Brother (Guests: Brothers Tim & Zach Young) | Episode 61
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 Zach about the value of having godly peers in your life.     Both Young men prayed for, sought after, and found a group of guys who sticks closer than a brother.    “A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” Proverbs 18:24    The guys outline the process of finding men that they would forge lasting bonds with and offer two key components in finding the right guys:   Consistency and Intentionality   In a crisis of faith moment, we need to recognize we can’t stand alone. We must make ourselves vulnerable to other guys and see the value in connecting to other men. We need to find others who offer different but strong godly perspectives on what it means to live out faith.    Men, if you think you don’t want anyone to see your weaknesses or know when you need help, it’s a foolish and fleshly way to think.    As you listen, meditate on Proverbs 18:24, and ask yourself, “Do I have those friends who stick closer than a brother?”    Stay tuned to The Noble Man Podcast for more to come in the “Growing Up Young” series.    Resources:    The Noble Man Makes Noble Plans [Podcast Ep. 39] - Noble Warriors    What Are Men Looking For? [Ep. 45 with Members of MOC-6] - Noble Warriors    The Chosen TV Series (angelstudios.com)    Martin Luther | Eric Metaxas    View Show Notes: NobleWarriors.org/episode61 Leave a Review: If you like what you’ve been hearing, we invite you to leave us a review. Tell us what you love about this episode!  More Resources and Encouragement: NobleWarriors.org  © Copyright 2021 All rights reserved
Jul 1 2021
32 mins