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Spank and Save a...

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You may have noticed No Greater Joy and Michael Pearl receiving a lot of negative press lately over advocating corporal discipline as part of a comprehensive child training program. Television reporters came out to the office. We were in newspapers from coast to coast. Even CBS, after running an uninformed criticism of us, offered to fly us to New York to answer their unfounded charges on The Morning Show. I was eager to answer, and readily agreed. Those of you on our email list were immediately informed and many of you prayed for the will of God to be done.… Read More
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Happy african american dad with little curly headed son

Spank and Save a Child

Michael Pearl

According to the research, children spanked up to the age of 6 were likely as teenagers to perform better at school and were more likely to carry out volunteer work and to want to go to college than their peers who had never been physically disciplined.

April 2010
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Angry protesting little boy wearing newspaper hat

Child Training Marathon Revisited and Updated

Michael Pearl

Fifteen years ago, when Deb and I were much younger, a homeschooling family invited us to stay with them for an entire week to critique their child training methods. We had several seminars scheduled for that week, all within a 100-mile radius of their home, so we accepted the challenge, knowing it would be a learning experience for us, as well.

October 2009
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The Folks in England Are Talking About Us

Debi Pearl

The good folks from The Old School House magazine planned a speaking tour to England this spring…

April 2006
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Our Own Set of Possessed Damsels

Debi Pearl

For the last year or so, we have had a group of about eight working overtime trying to disrupt our ministry.

February 2005
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The Challenge

Michael Pearl

There was a time when somewhere in every large city there was a dirty building, dimly lit, tucked back where decent folks would never go. Nearby was a liquor store and a cheap motel that rented rooms by the hour.

April 2002
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In Defense of Biblical Chastisement, Part 2

Michael Pearl

This is the second half of “In Defense of Biblical Chastisement.” We have examined the Word of God and seen God’s perspective on the necessity of incorporating the rod as part of our child-training methods. Now we will discuss the how, when, and where.

September 2001
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In Defense of Biblical Chastisement, Part 1

Michael Pearl

The following article is designed to be used as a resource in defending your faith on Biblical child training. If the Federal or State agencies take me to court over advocating corporal chastisement, this will be part of my defense.

April 2001
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Rodless Training

Michael Pearl

“Is there a way to train children if you are prevented from Biblical application of the rod?” The Bible says, “Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him (Proverbs 22:15).”

June 1999
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Butterflies and Backdoors

Michael Pearl

With five children still at home, their friends come in like mosquitoes in Louisiana; you just try to ignore the buzz and hope they don’t eat too much.

January 1999
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Training Fleshy Flesh

Michael Pearl

Occasionally we receive criticism about our emphasis that parents should set up training sessions for their children. Our first book on child training, To Train Up A Child, contained an illustration of how we trained our children…

March 1998
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