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Shoshanna’s Testimony
February 15, 2017

I sat in church one morning listening to my dad preach. I had been “saved” a few years before. I remembered the time I had cried and asked God into my heart. I hung onto that moment when I cried … Read more

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Six Ways Parents Destroy Their Children Without Trying

Michael Pearl

It is difficult to train up a child in the way he should go, and some very good and sincere people fail.

December 2012
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Too Young to Spank?

Michael Pearl

When is a child too young to spank? The answer is obviously dependent on your definition of the word “spank.”

June 2006
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Abusive Husband

Debi Pearl

I want you to read what I must read all too often.

August 1999
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Obsessions

Debi Pearl

Men are a different sort of people that are very hard for us more emotionally-balanced females to understand. To prove this statement I would like to bring to your attention one very bad male quirk. They become obsessed with…

December 2010
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Spank and Save a Child

Michael Pearl

According to the research, children spanked up to the age of 6 were likely as teenagers to perform better at school and were more likely to carry out volunteer work and to want to go to college than their peers who had never been physically disciplined.

April 2010
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A Wise Woman Builds Her House

Debi Pearl

A wise woman doesn’t take anything for granted. She is thankful to be loved and seeks to make herself more lovely.

April 2001
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The Will To Dominate

Michael Pearl

The following article deals with a very important subject that we have touched on before but never discussed in detail—a child’s will to dominate. I chose this letter because it so clearly represents the many letters we receive.

August 2000
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In Defense of Biblical Chastisement, Part 1

Michael Pearl

The following article is designed to be used as a resource in defending your faith on Biblical child training. If the Federal or State agencies take me to court over advocating corporal chastisement, this will be part of my defense.

April 2001
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Preparing to Be a Help Meet—NEW BOOK!

Debi Pearl

Being a good help meet starts long before marriage. It is a mindset, a learned habit, a way of life established as a young unmarried girl—or at least that’s the way it should be.

February 2010
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Yes! I Am Normal

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Shoshanna Easling is the youngest of Mike and Debi’s children. People who balk at To Train Up a Child’s methods are often surprised when they meet this poised, confident and outgoing wife, mother and business woman.

April 2011

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I Choose Joy

Kelsie Steele

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen her, but to this day she remains one of the most beautiful people I have known.

February 2017
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Shoshanna’s Testimony

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

I sat in church one morning listening to my dad preach. I had been “saved” a few years before. I remembered the time I had cried and asked God into my heart. I hung onto that moment when I cried … Read more

February 2017
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And the Truth Shall Make You Free

Rebekah (Pearl) Anast

One day when I was 8 years old, I went down to the mailbox to get the mail. Lying in the grass near the mailbox was a magazine with a solid white cover. I assumed some of our mail had … Read more

February 2017
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From Sinner to Saint

Ken Lansing

I am a trophy of God’s amazing grace. It was about 46 years ago that Rob Saunders brought me out to one of your meetings. Thank God he was willing to take a chance on a devil like me. Back then I was a longhaired, dope-head pervert…

February 2017
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Two Year Old Trouble

Michael Pearl

A Reader Asks My son is 2 years and 10 months. He is a bright, affectionate, patient, obedient child. Or at least he was until about 3–4 weeks ago. At that point he decided to start fighting me on EVERYTHING. … Read more

February 2017
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Seven Things I See

Michael Pearl and Debi Pearl

We are now old and full of years. It is different than we supposed. Our souls—who we are—haven’t aged at all, and we are not alone in that. All my life I have heard the elderly speak of their aging … Read more

December 2016
My Favorite Way to Start Each Day

My Favorite Way to Start Each Day

Kelsie Steele

Every morning that dawns is like a new opportunity to start fresh, to try new approaches and make new decisions. That’s why I love to start each day seeking my Creator’s face.

October 2016
Wisdom That Works: Three Essential Relationship Rules

Wisdom That Works: Three Essential Relationship Rules

Bezaleel Cummings

I want to share with you some personal relationship rules the Lord has taught me. After being widowed, I got married to Michelle eighteen months ago, and we have never had an argument to this day.

October 2016
You Don't Have to Yell

You Don’t Have to Yell

Kelsie Steele

As the momma, you have the primary role in influencing the home atmosphere. Consistent choices to be patient and calm will yield beautiful rewards.

October 2016
A Screwtape Letter for the Underappreciated Mom

A Screwtape Letter for the Underappreciated Mom

Kelsey Shade

A tongue-in-cheek parody of C.S. Lewis… My Dear Wormwood, I was thrilled to hear you have been making progress with the mother. You have a good lead, from what I hear.

October 2016