Avoiding Vacuums

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Question: “What conversations can we have with our 9-year-old daughter and our 11-year-old son to inoculate them from the sexual perversions they will come across in the church, etc.?” Question: “How do I protect my children from sexual temptation?” “Inoculate them”? Impossible. “Protect them from temptation”? Only to a degree. Equipping them to endure temptation is the only effective recourse. The infallible Word of God tells us that God will not put more temptation on us than we are able to bear. That must mean either that God regulates us, by means of teaching and grace, in proportion to the… Read More
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Little girl seated, looking down at her feet

Be Careful Little Feet Where You Go

Debi Pearl

Nathan Pearl reflects on the impact childhood experiences have on a person’s perception of right and wrong. An encouragement for parents to carefully guide the steps of their little ones.

October 2011
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Girl eating apple

Training for Honesty

Kim Doebler

Have you been looking for ways to teach children how lies hurt? Here’s an object lesson on the destructive power of lies. You’ll need an apple, a hammer and a flair for the dramatic!

August 2011
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The Power of a Story

Debi Pearl

Shalom Brand uses a story from her own childhood to help reinforce a lesson about deception for her daughter. See how the mystery of the red blanket was solved and how a 5-year-old learned the value of honesty.

June 2011
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Happy mom with her arms wrapped around her little son

Mirror of Our Reflection

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Children reflect our attitudes and moods. Shoshanna Easling relates how she daily delights in her children from the moment they awake. Discover ways to improve your reflection by improving your outlook.

June 2011
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Apprenticeship

Michael Pearl

Our interactions with children have a great impact upon their development. Time invested in them today will pay dividends tomorrow. Learn how to plant seeds that will flourish long after you are gone.

June 2011
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Angry Children, Part 2

Michael Pearl

Angry Children Part 2 continues to discuss the value in discovering the motive behind a child’s anger. Learn why it’s important to find ways to grant children limited self-determination.

May 2011
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Angry Children

Michael Pearl

When overcome with frustration, children can lash out in anger. Learn how to become your little ones’ advocate and example so that they might acquire the tools necessary to confidently face life’s difficulties.

April 2011
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Man standing in collard shirt and suit coat, reading the King James Version Bible

The Job of a Lifetime

Nathan Pearl

Nathan Pearl, son of Mike and Debi Pearl, offers this reminder that believers are called for a special purpose. What is that purpose? Who is called? What are the qualifications, and how are we to proceed?

April 2011
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Little blonde haired girl with her hands on her head

ESP Training—Explain, Show, Practice!

Kim Doebler

There are MANY temptations to wiggle and giggle when it would be better for a little one to remain quiet and still. Get proactive! This exercise helps children gain impulse control in those circumstances.

February 2011
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The Little Men

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Parker is already well on his way to being a little man. He loves being outside working with Daddy, eating dirt, and testing anything he can get his hands on.

December 2010
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