Angry Child

I do have a question. How do I deal with an angry child? When he doesn't get his way, when I fix a breakfast he's not fond of, he acts angry and blames me. He often tells me that spankings only makes him angrier. What am I missing? CH There is only one reason that he would express anger when he did not get his way; because such displays have, at least occasionally, caused him to get his way. He is manipulating you. The fact that he continues to do it tells me that it occasionally works. You give in.… Read More
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Shyness Answered

Rebekah Rising

How do you teach a girl not to be shy? Is it right to demand self-confidence? What IS shyness?

April 2005

Dealing with Slick Liars

Debi Pearl

What do you do when you learn that one of your sweet little ones is an outright liar?

April 2005

More Than Obedience?

Michael Pearl

Should I expect her do more than what she is commanded? Isn’t that asking too much?

February 2005

Our Own Set of Possessed Damsels

Debi Pearl

For the last year or so, we have had a group of about eight working overtime trying to disrupt our ministry.

February 2005


Michael Pearl

Face it, the church today is not a sanctuary from the world nor is it a “holy” place.

February 2005

Living Parallel Lives in the Same Space

Michael Pearl

“We appear to be on track in every way, and very “together.” But those on the outside do not see, as I do, the missing component in our parent-child relationships.” – From a reader

December 2004
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Poor little fat girl

Debi Pearl

Life has enough temptations and challenges without creating another one. Being fat is a battle that need never be fought. Your baby deserves to be spared that battle.

April 2004

City Living

No Greater Joy Ministries

Read an encouraging letter from a family who rises to the challenge of raising seven children in the city.

November 2003
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Safeguarding Your Children

Rebekah Rising and Gabriel Anast

Dad’s reaction and openness about sin, and God’s hatred of sin gave us assurance in dealing with the world when Dad wasn’t around.

August 2003

Church Youth Group

Michael Pearl

Dear Pearls,
We homeschool our three children. Now that the oldest one has turned 13, we feel under some pressure for him to participate with the church youth and their weekend retreats.

June 2003