Functioning Community

No doubt about it: effectively training up children in this current society is the toughest job you’ll ever have. Their growing up is inevitable, but growing into righteous, emotionally stable, productive human beings is a miracle that requires extraordinary sacrifice, commitment, and wisdom on the part of parents. There was a time when there were small, close-knit communities composed of extended family and friends, where the church and school reflected and enforced Christian values, where children just naturally grew up to be stable and well-trained. No more. Those times are gone forever. Every government agency, form of entertainment, electronic device,… Read More
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Bug Swap

No Greater Joy Ministries

Sometimes, getting dirty is half the fun! Enjoy this short story about the childhood adventures of two best friends as Helen introduces Sue to the great outdoors, bug hunting and bug swapping.

September 2011

Functioning Community

Michael Pearl

Parents need help effectively raising children who can swim against the tide in this current society. A community of believers provides a wholesome context in which your children can grow.

June 2011
Cain and Abel illustration from the Good and Evil graphic novel comic book

Good and Evil Episode One Complete!

Chuck Joyner

The first chapter of a film designed to help teach the Bible story chronologically is complete. Watch the first segment of Good and Evil online and learn what went into the creation of this film.

June 2011
Smiling elderly man with white beard wearing black, red and blue

Old Tom

Michael Pearl

Tom Slayman has spent a lifetime pursuing his passions. Even before he was a believer, he was a devoted father to his four children. Michael Pearl tells how Tom’s passion and vision helped create No Greater Joy Ministries.

June 2011
Little Mexican girl following her mama through the open market in a city in Mexico carrying a pack on her back

Mexico Missions

Mike Richardson

Mike Richardson launched Vida Nueva Ministries to help struggling Mexican families. A radical decision changed his outlook and impacted the effectiveness of his ministry. Read how you can offer vital support.

April 2011

Yes! I Am Normal

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Shoshanna Easling is the youngest of Mike and Debi’s children. People who balk at To Train Up a Child’s methods are often surprised when they meet this poised, confident and outgoing wife, mother and business woman.

April 2011
Grandfather planting a kiss on the cheek of his little blonde haired granddaughter

Year in Review

Mel Cohen, CFP, RTRP, General Manager

Our income was over 3 percent higher than our previous year, which translates into more ministry. We praise the Lord for the increase, in this tough economy. We appreciate your strong support of our ministry…

August 2010

The King’s Chair

Debi Pearl

Most libraries have storage rooms where they sell old magazines for a few cents each. About 35 years ago, all I had was a few cents, so I wandered into the library’s old magazine room to find a few magazines that had interesting crafts that I might try making for my little girl.

December 2009

The Vision Movie

Mel Cohen, CFP, RTRP, General Manager

The Vision has tremendous cinematic potential; exhilarating action sequences, romance, intrigue, and human and historic events on an epic scale. It needs to be made into a movie that is faithful to the standards it sets for itself.

December 2009

The Chinese Waitress

Freida Lansing

You can show your children how to be a real light unto this world, not just a sweet example. You can make an eternal difference.

August 2009
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