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Too Young to Spank?

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When is a child too young to spank? The answer is obviously dependent on your definition of the word “spank.” Some parents practice spanking in a manner that is inappropriate for any child at any age. They strike out in anger and seek to punish the child for the offense the bad behavior has caused them. This is unacceptable at any age, but it is especially egregious when directed at very young and immature children. Spanking at any age should only be administered by those who have a proper philosophy of spanking and are not emotionally-driven. Our booklet Biblical Chastisement thoroughly ... Read More
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Why I Don't Have Fat Kids

Why I Don’t Have Fat Kids

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

As a kid I was trained to eat to live, not live to eat. I was taught that food makes your body healthy or unhealthy, lean or fat, that overeating was gluttony and gross.

June 2016
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But I Wanted to Ask Mr. Pearl

But I Wanted to Ask Mr. Pearl

Michael Pearl

How can we minister as a family when we live out in the country and rarely encounter unsaved people?

June 2016
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How to Teach Your Children to Know God

How to Teach Your Children to Know God

Debi Pearl

I have been reading the book of Joshua this week. The stories are a powerful reminder of who God is as we see how he reacts to situations in the life of his people.

June 2016
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This I Have Observed

This I Have Observed

Michael Pearl

Every family I meet, be they delightfully exemplary or sadly dysfunctional, provokes me to analyze what they did right or wrong that brought them to this place in life.

June 2016
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Faith and Dalmations: How I Learned to Believe God

Faith and Dalmatians: How I Learned to Believe God

Joshua Steele

It seemed every kid in our neighborhood had a dog. Every kid except me. I asked my parents on several occasions if I might have a dog too.

April 2016
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Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Why Are My Teens Rebellious?

Debi Pearl

Why did this happen? Why do some young adults manifest disrespect and dishonor? How can a parent do everything right and still suffer rebellion in their teenagers?

April 2016
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From Karen

From Karen

Karen Sargent

I want to answer the “how do you homeschool through high school” question from the perspective of a mom of five, four of whom chose to go to college.

April 2016
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Homeschooling High Schoolers?

Homeschooling High Schoolers?

Michael Pearl

I have two sons and we’ve homeschooled them all their lives and loved it. But high school has been a little different. How can average suburbanites accomplish homeschooling through high school?

April 2016
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No More Bondage to FEAR

No More Bondage to FEAR

Michael Pearl

Don’t buy the line that brokenness or weakness is inherited personality. It is all in the kind of example you lay down and how you respond to them.

December 2015
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Joy Training

Joy Training

Rebekah (Pearl) Anast

As a wife and mother I find joy to be one of the most useful attributes a woman could have.

December 2015
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