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From Our Mailbox: Advice from the Oldest Hikers
June 15, 2017

Dear NGJ, My husband and I have recently returned from a summer-long adventure (May–September) of hiking the Continental Divide Trail. It’s 3,000 miles long, from Mexico to Canada. We were the oldest hikers to finish the trail this year (my … 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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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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The Devil’s Hug

Michael Pearl

This article is rated R—not for children under 18, and possibly not for any unmarried person who wishes to remain in innocent ignorance. Dear Mrs. Pearl, I don’t want you to think I am dishonoring my husband. My heart is … Read more

June 2017
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From Our Mailbox: Advice from the Oldest Hikers

Monty Chipman

Dear NGJ, My husband and I have recently returned from a summer-long adventure (May–September) of hiking the Continental Divide Trail. It’s 3,000 miles long, from Mexico to Canada. We were the oldest hikers to finish the trail this year (my … Read more

June 2017
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The 2-Year-Old Terminator

Michael Pearl

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Pearl, Reading your posts about boys has encouraged me so much. I am married to a visionary (turning into a command man) and I have two little boys, a three-year-old and a two-year-old. Oh my word! … Read more

June 2017
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Working Women and Dust Pan Men?

Michael Pearl

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Pearl, First of all, praise God for Created to Be His Help Meet! A woman at my church recommended this book to me. I started reading it and it has changed my life and my marriage! … Read more

June 2017
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From Our Mailbox: Jesus Paid it All

Michael Pearl

Dear NGJ Ministries, Thank you for sending my order of Sanctification/Sin No More in good time. It was something I thought I should listen to, as I thought it was going to be another thing I would try in my … Read more

June 2017
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Does What You Do Matter?

Debi Pearl

When I was a young mother I often wondered “Does what I do matter?” My life seemed so purposeless. Most days were spent cleaning the house, changing diapers, cooking meals, feeding snacks to constantly hungry little ones, settling squabbles, and … Read more

June 2017
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The Two-Brained Kid

Michael Pearl

Just the other day, I heard an old mule trainer make one of the wisest statements about child training I have ever heard. He was not talking about children; he was talking about one of the most notoriously stubborn animals … Read more

June 2017
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Leaving a Legacy For an Eternal Perspective

Mel Cohen, CFP, RTRP, General Manager

Have Your Eternal Perspective Continue After You Are Gone! A note from Mike and Debi: No Greater Joy has had inquiries about being the recipient of donations as part of an estate plan. You can donate to our general fund … Read more

April 2017
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New Book! The Hidden Help Meet

Debi Pearl

Sometimes God gives a man an astoundingly powerful message. God blessed Denny Kenaston with such a message. It was called “The Hidden Woman.” He preached it often, and men and women fell before God in thanksgiving with a yearning to … Read more

April 2017
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Part 3- A New Generation: The All or Nothing

Hannah Stoll

I had an epiphany today. A couple of things occurred to me and I thought it would bless other mamas, so I am typing out my thoughts and sharing. Mothers have such huge responsibilities every moment of the day (and … Read more

April 2017