“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth” (3 John 1:4).



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July-August 2019

Volume 25, Number 4

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Table of Contents

The Three Types of Men: Junior-Size

Michael Pearl, Debi Pearl and Karen Sargent

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.

An Encouraging Word

A friend of the ministry

Just wanted to let you guys know there are some people out there doing well and growing in grace, fighting the heavenly battle right alongside you.

Sneaky Kids, Naive Parents

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Ever wonder why some kids are so sneaky? When I became a mom, I gave special attention to training my children to be open and forthright. I wanted honest children, not perfect children.

From Our Mailbox

A friend of the ministry

The middle-aged cashier noticed Daniel’s phone when it rang, and said his son wouldn’t be caught dead with “a dinky phone like that.” Daniel looked at the man and said, “Sir, would you like to know WHY I have this “dinky” phone?”

Put Your Eyeballs on Me

Debi Pearl

The need in a child’s soul for you—his parent—to look at him is overwhelming. Face-time to a child is like sunshine to a flower or rain to parched soil.

A Peek Behind the Scenes

Debi Pearl and Friends

I want to introduce our team to you and let them share how they came to be part of No Greater Joy Ministries. We are profoundly thankful that God has raised up such a dedicated group of servants to aid us in the work he has called us to do.

Give Him Some Slack, Not Flack

Debi Pearl

When I look around at the marriages that are really sweet, I see that the lady of the house cuts her man some slack. Giving slack is just acknowledging that he deserves to be allowed to be who he is.

Coming Soon… August 2019

Debi Pearl

Neuroplasticity is the study of how the brain changes itself. Through personal stories as well as quotes from the world of science, my new book introduces what is happening through neuroplasticity that you can use to make your life and that of your children better.

Ponder the Path of Thy Feet

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Right now your children are small and trusting you to help them climb the little hills. Help them do it (but don’t do it for them) and when they are grown they will climb the mountains alone with wisdom and confidence.

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