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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

My Husband is a Calvinist

Michael Pearl

Mike advises a confused reader whose husband has become a Calvinist. Spoiler alert: their marital problem is not one of doctrinal differences.

February 2019
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The Boys of Boston Shall Lead Us

Debi Pearl

Through a study done in the 1970s, we learned the single most determining factor in how to have a happy life.

February 2019
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The Shaft

Michael Pearl

It is hard being a young man nowadays with porn everywhere. It is even more discouraging when it sits across from you on a high stool at church.

February 2019
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To Train Up a Visionary?

Karen Sargent

A reader asks: how can I encourage my Visionary husband to focus his creative abilities when doing anything steady is an almost repulsive idea?

February 2019
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The Key to Keeping Your Kids

Michael Pearl

If you don’t provide a vision, your children will find their own, and it might not be the proper kind.

February 2019
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Blessings

Michael Pearl

If I had my life to live over again, knowing all that I know now, I would do many things differently; but having lived in the blessings of God, I cannot imagine being more blessed or having any more joy and satisfaction out of life.

December 2018
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(Un)Common Law

Michael Pearl

Parents write in with their questions regarding teaching their kids to share, while still respecting their rights to personal property.

December 2018
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Mistaken Identity: Serving vs. Enabling

Michael Pearl

What is the difference between serving and enabling? Can a wife honor her husband and be a good help meet without enabling poor behavior?

December 2018
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Sitting Practice

Karen Sargent

Mama, do you enjoy being in a church service? Implement sitting practice and you’ll never miss another one!

December 2018
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The Most Gracious Miss Grace

Debi Pearl

Miss Grace lived in a tiny apartment adjoining my grandmother’s big rambling home. I remember many times sitting at her small, fold-down table having a cup of tea from one of her tiny tea cups.

December 2018
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