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

Mexico Missions

In November I made a decision that would radically change my outlook, life, and ministry. I have witnessed heartbreak, fear, and terror, yet I have also experienced a powerful God working though his people in the midst of dire circumstances. In February the drug traffickers and gangs inundated four major cities with violence—bombings, shootouts, blockades, looting, destruction, and killings. The message was clear: we can isolate a city and its people whenever and wherever we desire. Isolation, fear, uncertainty, and violence are causing a significant change in the Mexican culture. In Mexico the family is very important. However, large family… Read More
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Jeremiah the Fisherman

Michael Pearl

I will admit it. Everybody in the family knows it, so it is time I state it publicly. I do have a favorite grandkid. It’s Jeremiah, and he is three years old.

June 2009

A Special Day

Michael Pearl

Speaking of the coming reign of Christ over the earth, the prophet observed, “And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof” (Zechariah 8:5).

April 2009

Open Two Eyes

Johnny Taylor

I came into the house as darkness drew near. I had been out feeding the animals and was tired from a day’s work.

August 2008
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Toilet Paper Roll

Monica Dubois

Necessity may be the Mother of Invention, but frustration is a close second. Nothing frustrated me more than to be met at the most inopportune time with an empty roll of toilet paper!

April 2008

The Nuts and Bolts of NGJ

Gabriel Pearl

It felt extra cold this morning on my way to work, so I decided to go through the McDonalds’ drive-thru to get a hot cup of coffee.

February 2008

Don’t send a grandpa to do a mother’s work

Michael Pearl

Either I have forgotten what it is like to be solely responsible for a two-year-old, or I have gotten out of shape—both physically and mentally.

October 2007

Little Women

Zephyr Pearl

Pleasing Those You Love

June 2007

Precious Memories – How They Linger

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Today I turned 23 years old. Birthdays make me smile.

October 2006
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Gummed Up

Zephyr Pearl

This morning as usual, Ashley, our 18-month-old smiley, toddled into our room and climbed into our bed…

April 2006


Rebekah Rising

Calling all Teenagers… Normal, healthy, smart, beautiful, talented, needed, wonderful…. Hey – I’m talking to you.

February 2006