What does it mean...

It's time to draw the line between boys and men. You girls will likely say, “Well, that doesn’t apply to me.” Oh, but it does! Someday you are going to marry, and you will want to pick out a real man, not half a man. I see a lot of young girls married to thirty-year-old boys who never quite made it to manhood. So, what is a real man? The answer will differ from one part of the country to the other and from one social group to another. But, to sum it up in a single sentence, a real… Read More
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Confidence When Facing Temptation

Confidence When Facing Temptation

No Greater Joy Ministries

They never used the term, but looking back I was being taught a form of “sin management” and was never given hope that I could be free from this sin.

December 2015
Baby & Mom


Shalom (Pearl) Brand

We all know that it is not good to call our friends mean names, or take toys away from them, or push them down. But did you know that sometimes you can make them sad by just bragging about yourself? … Read more

August 2011
Young Woman

What I Want in a Guy!

A Young Woman

I am a 22-year-old girl who has met and seen my fair share of couples. I’ve traveled a good bit and lived with/helped out different families doing mission work.

June 2009
Young man looking up to his left, thinking

What I Am Looking for in a Wife

A Young Man

The most attractive women I’ve met are those who are satisfied where they are, yet are open for more of what God has for them. This is a freedom only God can give.

June 2009

A Dog’s Day

Tremaine Ware

Most parents are not weeding out foolishness like this wise dad, but are allowing it to continue, thinking it must just be just a passing stage. Discounting all the early signs, parents are shocked and surprised when their children grow up to be teenage fools.

June 2008

What does it mean to be a Man?

Michael Pearl

It’s time to draw the line between boys and men.

August 2006

Low Self-Esteem

Michael Pearl

My 9-year-old son has low self-esteem. He expects too much of himself. He feels rejected. We have never talked down to him, although there have been others who have expressed that they did not want him around.

June 2003
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

Low Self-Esteem

Michael Pearl

My thirteen-year-old has very low self-esteem. My younger son always seems to “out-do” him in obedience and schoolwork.

April 2000