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

March-April 2018

Volume 24, Number 2

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The Fabric of Life

Michael Pearl

It is impossible to be a good parent if you do not enjoy your children. They should be your most exciting sport and most frequent recreation. They must be your main investments, your best friends, your consuming passion, and the center around which all future plans revolve. This does not mean putting them first, but it does mean putting their spiritual, psychological, social, and physical welfare first.

Who Is Your Man?

Debi Pearl

Every young bride has a preconceived notion of what her husband should be like. When she realizes that he fails to meet that standard, she spends the remainder of their marriage trying to change him. A bride’s foundational mistake is …

Little Man: Then and Now

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Then A father has no greater joy than to have his son look up at him with a smile and say, “Da-da.” Every day when Justin gets home from work, our son Parker, who will soon be one year old, …


Hannah Stoll

Time passes and brings us things we have been wishing for, futures we have dreamed of, moments in life we desired. But, every new thing means an old thing has been taken away. And the clock keeps ticking.

Speaking Your Children Up

Michael Pearl

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 …

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