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The Three Types of Men: Junior-Size

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Just like there are three types of men, boys all tend toward one personality type. Here’s how to tell what natural inclinations your son has, and how you can guide him to become the man God wants him to be.

June 18, 2019 (0) comments

Dejar y Unirse

Suegra Estimados Sres. Pearl: He batallado para tener una relación con mi suegra desde que la conocí. Tiende a ser manipuladora, cruel y crítica. En muchas ocasiones, me ha dicho lo que no soy lo qué debería ser, que no … Read more

May 9, 2019 (0) comments

An Upset Mother Writes…

An upset mother unsubscribes from the No Greater Joy magazine to protect the purity and innocence of her sons. Mike recalls a conversation he had a few months ago with another woman who felt the same way, until her son made a confession…

April 22, 2019 (1) comment

How Do I Choose a Wife?

A young man asks for advice, wondering when is the right time to pursue a relationship? At what point does he need to start engaging her family, and how should he go about this? Mike weighs in…

April 22, 2019 (0) comments

The Screens Between

How do you continue to be submissive when your husband is passive? We have always disagreed where our children are concerned; I’m a disciplinarian and he lets most everything slide.

April 22, 2019 (1) comment

Prayer in Jesus’ Name

Does 1 John 5:14 mean that when we pray we need to add, “Thy will be done” or else God won’t respond to our prayers?

April 22, 2019 (1) comment

My Husband is a Calvinist

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

February 19, 2019 4 comments

The Shaft

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 19, 2019 4 comments

The Key to Keeping Your Kids

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

February 19, 2019 2 comments


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 25, 2018 4 comments

(Un)Common Law

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

December 25, 2018 (1) comment

Mistaken Identity: Serving vs. Enabling

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 25, 2018 3 comments

El sabor de la alegría

La crianza de los hijos, como el noviazgo, debe estar adecuadamente sazonada con alegría. La crianza de los hijos sin alegría no solo es insípida, sino también tediosa. La alegría es la expresión de la vida presente; aún más, es … Read more

November 13, 2018 (0) comments

El matrimonio es la escuela de refinamiento de Dios

(Michael continúa donde Debi se quedó en ¿Creada para él?) Te oigo preguntar: “¿Con qué fin me sacrifico en todo? ¿Le honra a Dios que me pisotee y abuse de mí emocionalmente toda mi vida? ¡No es justo!” Hay un … Read more

November 7, 2018 (0) comments

Humility Sought is Humility Lost

The lack of humility is an evil; but the presence of humility is not a virtue.

October 22, 2018 (1) comment