Don't Give Up on the Prodigal

Don’t Give Up on...

The promise is clear: “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” And the promise is certain. But I know many of you have older children who have departed from the way you intended them to go. You have questioned, “Is the promise really true, or is it like divine healing—rare and only available to those who have great faith?” Or you may question yourself, “Where did I go wrong? I took them to church and provided a godly example, but an evil outside influence slithered in… Read More
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Michael Pearl

Dear Michael,
I am a husband and a stepfather of a three-year-old. I’m hooked on pornography. I sometimes think I can’t make it without it.

April 2002
Girl in toy wagon

Breaking the Bondage of Shyness and Fear

Michael Pearl

Shoshanna was shepherding two small children the other day and noticed that when the little fellow, nearly three years old, asked for something, he reverted to baby talk with a whine. His parents often ignore his requests until he resorts to pitiful baby talk, at which time they are provoked to respond.

December 2000

To Betroth or Not to Betroth? That is the Question.

Michael Pearl

The dangers of the betrothal system are exposed with the light of Biblical truth, bringing objectivity back to an often-misunderstood subject.

December 2000

Movers or Shakers?

Michael Pearl

Many need a community, a church, a sanctuary, a new start, a place to save their marriage or their children.

December 1997