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Sample Chapter from Mike’s New Book

When I was a young man sixty years ago, we knew from the plain sense of Scripture that there was an indeterminate time gap between Genesis 1:1 and 1:3. Our belief had nothing to do with attempting to accommodate the supposed geological ages of evolution, nor were we attempting to provide time for the apparent age of the fossil record. Our belief was based solely on the text of the Holy Bible. Any professing Christian who believed in Day Age or Theistic Evolution was considered an infidel.

August 16, 2018 2 comments

Teaching Thankfulness

If children do not see the connection between what you provide and their consumption, they will not be appreciative.

June 19, 2018 (0) comments

Speaking Your Children Up

A child accepts the definition of self that is imposed upon him by his caretakers. He has no other way of knowing who he is. Children see their reflection in the eyes of others. There is nothing more influential on … Read more

February 27, 2018 (0) comments

The Fabric of Life

I was in Fort Worth, Texas, standing in the foyer of a plush auditorium, waiting for the last of the families to arrive for my child-training seminar. I was a stranger to them. They knew me only through our book … Read more

February 27, 2018 (0) comments

The Parental Root

Letter From a Wife Now I will convey to you the complications I seem to have with rearing my three children. I praise our Lord for a wonderful Christian home. But with the struggles of each day, the varying differences … Read more

December 19, 2017 (0) comments

Mike Answers

My husband is very much both Visionary and Kingly, so he will come up with “let’s do this,” while his idea is totally foreign and too big to be practical; yet he’s Kingly, so “it’s the law now, so follow.”

October 13, 2017 (1) comment

Cake Covered in Grace

I realized again that when children are reared in an atmosphere of blessedness, you will never have to worry that they might drift from their moorings.

October 13, 2017 (0) comments

Lifestyle Homeschooling

My little buddy Jeremiah, now 12 years old, has been by my side most of the week, helping in significant ways. Just yesterday we were cleaning up the shop (he loves to organize things), and his job was sorting the … Read more

August 15, 2017 (0) comments

The Old Paths: Hope for the Family

Question from a Father: I have raised three girls and they all turned out well. My last child is a boy who has just turned fourteen. I am seeing signs of trouble and need some advice. I don’t think I … Read more

August 15, 2017 (0) comments

The Devil’s Hug

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 15, 2017 5 comments

The 2-Year-Old Terminator

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 15, 2017 (0) comments

Working Women and Dust Pan Men?

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 15, 2017 (0) comments

From Our Mailbox: Jesus Paid it All

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 15, 2017 (0) comments

The Two-Brained Kid

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 15, 2017 (1) comment

Two Year Old Trouble

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 15, 2017 (1) comment
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