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From Behind Enemy Lines

  Update as of 9/2/2014 Dear Readers of No Greater Joy Magazine, I would like to apologize to you for the inflammatory way in which I presented my argument against public education in the article, “From Behind Enemy Lines”. In retrospect, it was not wise for me to use the analogy of concentration camps and the holocaust to illustrate the loss of millions of children from Christian homes to the world (Secular Humanism) as a result of the media, the public school curriculum, and the student culture. It is a fine line to walk for a man trying to speak… Read More
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Debi Pearl

Do you remember the old Etch-a-Sketch toys, where you turned the two dials to draw lines and designs on the screen? Rebekah brought it to me to show that she had written her name. I was shocked and astounded, actually. She had written her name beautifully, in cursive, but it was exactly backwards.

April 2008


Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Gracie will be turning three in October. I told my mom last week that I was going to start schooling her this year, and Mom said, “You have been schooling her for almost three years now.”

October 2007

Summer School – Homeschool Kid

Rebekah Rising

“How many seeds is there, Mama?”

August 2006

Homeschool Kid – Mommy Training

Rebekah Rising

Our little ones learn everything from us: conversation, facial expression, habits, attitudes etc… What kind of mommy and wife is your little girl learning to be?

December 2004

Homeschool Kid – Daddy and King Neb

Rebekah Rising

Daddy’s drooling and carpet-grazing depiction of King Neb, changed into a beast, is so impressive that even three-year-old Joe is convinced of value of being thankful and ascribing God the glory that is due Him.

October 2004

Homeschool Kid – When the Music Starts

Rebekah Rising

Joe Courage’s first music lesson.

August 2004

Homeschool Kid—Sing My Song

Rebekah Rising

Small children love to be identified, “you’re a carpenter, you fixed my chair!” or “those are good brownies, you’re our little cook.”

June 2004

Are We There Yet?

Rebekah Rising

-Acquiring Tools for Life
Every time you receive a newsletter, you sit down and read it. You’ve followed Mike Pearl’s advice and trained your children to obey and work hard. They’re not perfect “yet,” but your family is happy, and you are satisfied…well, almost.

April 2004
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Michael Pearl

Our Western culture is evangelistic and totalitarian in its zeal to promote secular humanism.

March 2004

Homeschool Kid – Wins of Change

Rebekah Rising

Behind Mom and Dad’s door stood an old, five-gallon plastic jug, the origin of which I have long forgotten. Every time Dad had a pocketful of small change, he would toss it into the jug behind the door. The five … Read more

February 2004