Homeschooled kids

Cloistered Homeschool Syndrome

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The Foger family came to stay with us one spring about 12 years ago while they were on furlough from Mozambique. Their eighth child was soon to be delivered. Although I had just met the family, I was highly impressed by them. The oldest daughter, 19 years old, was a joyful, hardworking, energetic, blue-eyed beauty. The next, a 17 year old son, was cut in the mold of his father, dedicated, reserved, and very mission-minded. The five other children were 13 years old and younger. The family sang together with strong, forceful voices, no bashfulness among them. The two oldest… Read More
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Cultivate a Habit of Thankfulness

Talitha

“In this world of corruption there is real danger that the earnest Christian may overreact in his resistance to evil and become a victim of the religious occupational disease, cynicism. The constant need to go counter to popular trends may … Read more

August 2020
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The Shaft

Michael Pearl

It is hard being a young man nowadays with porn everywhere. It is even more discouraging when it sits across from you on a high stool at church.

February 2019
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Depression Grooving Research

Debi Pearl

Science has proven that there is no such thing as “can’t help it.” Mike and I knew all through these 50 years of counseling, but what could we say to someone who came to us for help? Call them a liar? Tell them they could help it if they’d just repent and turn to God? In most cases they were too entrenched behind the wall of inability and victimhood. Oh, the beauty of having a new weapon against this age old self-deception. Now we can say, “Let’s go get a scan of your brain. I’m paying.”

August 2018
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New Book! The Hidden Help Meet

Debi Pearl

Sometimes God gives a man an astoundingly powerful message. God blessed Denny Kenaston with such a message. It was called “The Hidden Woman.” He preached it often, and men and women fell before God in thanksgiving with a yearning to … Read more

April 2017
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My Favorite Way to Start Each Day

My Favorite Way to Start Each Day

Kelsie Steele

Every morning that dawns is like a new opportunity to start fresh, to try new approaches and make new decisions. That’s why I love to start each day seeking my Creator’s face.

October 2016
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God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

Debi Pearl

God has shown us what is good and what is required of us. So much of our religion is not required by God; some of it is not even good.

August 2016
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Death - Electrocardiogram

Death

Cameron Taylor

Death. What a dark word, a scary word that brings fear into the hearts of many. But what is death? Is it just the stopping of one’s heart?

August 2016
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Learning God Cares About Little Things

Learning God Cares About Little Things

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

I remember the first time I asked for details in a prayer and God knocked me off my feet in surprise. He cared even about the little things

August 2016
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Teenagers Ask

Teenagers Ask…

Michael Pearl

I am struggling with my faith. I don’t understand why God takes kids and good people up to him at such a young age. I’ve written Christians

August 2016
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Joshua Steele's Bible First!

Joshua Steele’s Bible First!

Debi Pearl

When we first moved to Cane Creek 30 years ago, there were about 30 people who met with us several times a week for over a year to study through the Old Testament.

June 2016
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