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Six Ways Parents Destroy...

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God promises, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6). Parents, who see one of their children hit the fan, often have a hard time appreciating this verse. In fact, as the homeschool movement ages there are more and more parents claiming the verse does not mean what it says, because it didn’t hold true in their experience. Here are just a few of the reasons a child is lost to the world and how parents caused it to happen without even trying. I say… Read More

When Rebellion is Godly

Debi Pearl and Michael Pearl

Fifty years ago when Mike and I first started teaching our children at home (illegal at the time), we met with resistance from friends, family, and later from the authorities. The primary objection of the professional class was best summed … Read more

February 2021
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Don’t do Missions as Usual

Debi Pearl

From a missionary: Dear Michael and Debi Pearl, On my resent mission trip to Sudan I came across a dear pastor that has found the perfect building for his church, but he simply can’t get the $69,000 dollars to purchase … Read more

February 2021
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Jeremiah, the Faithful

Kendra Thomas

Jeremiah ran his hand over his head, half expecting his fingers to comb hair. Instead, he felt a smooth cue ball. His thick blonde hair was gone. He sighed and let his head fall back on his pillow, thinking of … Read more

February 2021
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Once Upon a Time – How We Became Bakers

Hannah Schrock

“You girls should start a baking business!” Mom said for the thirty-fourth time in the past three years. My stomach felt a little uneasy, and the dull November chill outside didn’t help. But my mind was compelling me. It could … Read more

February 2021
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To Future Generations

Rebekah Rising

If I could speak to future generations, My sons and daughters, their offspring to be, I’d say, begin with, I don’t know anything, Then ask for ears that hear, and eyes that see. Assumptions are the downfall of all wisemen … Read more

February 2021
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NGJ Underground Mail

No Greater Joy Ministries

If you read our March-April 2021 magazine and wanted to sign up for the NGJ Underground, click the link below. Or contact our office and we will put you on our list to get a nice box of magazines, if … Read more

February 2021
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Developing Confidence and Competence in a Three-Year-Old

Michael Pearl

Lincoln, one of my 26 grand-kids, just turned three. He is my little working buddy right now. During the summer he was my fishing buddy—too much so; I found myself having to constantly say, “Maybe later.” He would fish 24/7 … Read more

December 2020
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The Three Miracles of 2020

Debi Pearl

Miracle Number 1: At the last quarter of 2019 a miracle started taking shape—a real God-given miracle. God let me know that beginning in January 2020 HE was going to open the hearts and minds of people all over the … Read more

December 2020
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Jesse’s Story

Wanda Kinsinger

Adjusting to Three Children, Three and Under When our oldest son, James, was three years old, my husband and I began the adoptive process once again. We anticipated adopting a baby girl this time. We filled out all the paperwork, … Read more

December 2020
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Shifting Gears

Nathan Pearl

You know that kid you sometimes see at the grocery store? You know the one. She exclaims loudly for the whole store to hear, “No, Mama, I want that one!” To which Mama quickly replies, “No, sweetie, you can’t have … Read more

December 2020
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