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Six Ways Parents Destroy...

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God promises, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6). Parents, who see one of their children hit the fan, often have a hard time appreciating this verse. In fact, as the homeschool movement ages there are more and more parents claiming the verse does not mean what it says, because it didn’t hold true in their experience. Here are just a few of the reasons a child is lost to the world and how parents caused it to happen without even trying. I say… Read More
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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?”

June 2019
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An Upset Mother Writes…

Michael Pearl

An upset mother unsubscribes from the No Greater Joy magazine to protect the purity and innocence of her sons. Mike recalls a conversation he had a few months ago with another woman who felt the same way, until her son made a confession…

April 2019
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The Full Bear Treatment

Gabriel Pearl

Our job as parents is to raise our kids to have a joy-filled life, not a life of shame and guilt brought on by a moment of gratification for some lowlife you thought you could trust.

June 2018
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Questions and Answers

Debi Pearl

Did you keep your baby in the same room with you when cooking or cleaning, or did you leave her to play alone? Debi Answers I enjoyed my baby being a part of my life, so from the beginning I … Read more

December 2017
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The Devil’s Hug

Michael Pearl

This article is rated R—not for children under 18, and possibly not for any unmarried person who wishes to remain in innocent ignorance. Dear Mrs. Pearl, I don’t want you to think I am dishonoring my husband. My heart is … Read more

June 2017
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And the Truth Shall Make You Free

Rebekah Rising

One day when I was 8 years old, I went down to the mailbox to get the mail. Lying in the grass near the mailbox was a magazine with a solid white cover. I assumed some of our mail had … Read more

February 2017
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Why I Don't Have Fat Kids

Why I Don’t Have Fat Kids

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

As a kid I was trained to eat to live, not live to eat. I was taught that food makes your body healthy or unhealthy, lean or fat, that overeating was gluttony and gross.

June 2016
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But I Wanted to Ask Mr. Pearl

But I Wanted to Ask Mr. Pearl

Michael Pearl

How can we minister as a family when we live out in the country and rarely encounter unsaved people?

June 2016
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Response to Tommy's Story

Response to Tommy’s Story

Sandra (Guest Author)

The article about the boy who was molested (Tommy’s Story) brought back many of my own memories. My molester was my dad.

April 2016
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Should the Relationship Move Forward?

Should the Relationship Move Forward?

Michael Pearl

Sometimes there were lost guys who would come around to “hang out,” but if they didn’t want to know the Lord, they soon quit coming. And our daughters never hung out with unsaved guys.

February 2016
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