Avoiding Vacuums

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Question: “What conversations can we have with our 9-year-old daughter and our 11-year-old son to inoculate them from the sexual perversions they will come across in the church, etc.?” Question: “How do I protect my children from sexual temptation?” “Inoculate them”? Impossible. “Protect them from temptation”? Only to a degree. Equipping them to endure temptation is the only effective recourse. The infallible Word of God tells us that God will not put more temptation on us than we are able to bear. That must mean either that God regulates us, by means of teaching and grace, in proportion to the… Read More
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Wolf in Grandma’s Clothing

Debi Pearl

We receive letters like this so often it looks like a plague.

February 2008
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Bad Days?

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

“Do I ever have a day where everything goes wrong and the children will not stop crying?” I sure do.

December 2007
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Show Me: Gratefulness

Debi Pearl

Have you ever given a gift to a young teen and watched her face draw up with an expression that was half irritation and half mockery, vividly showing her disdain for your stupid choice?

October 2007
4 comments

What Are We Going to Do?

Michael Pearl

I remember so clearly how it used to be: “What are we going to do, Daddy?” Now it is: “What are we going to do, Big Papa?”

August 2007
2 comments

Daddy’s Little Man

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

James, my husband, and Jeremiah James, our 19-month-old son, are two peas in a pod; they are together all the time, either working or playing.

June 2007
2 comments

Thankfulness

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

My husband is a mechanic, and in his line of work he meets all kinds of different people, because everybody needs their car worked on at one time or another. There are at least two kinds of people, the thankful and the unthankful.

June 2007
11 comments

Tumbling Tots

Michael Pearl

You can learn a great deal about child training from watching other parents relate to their children.

February 2007
4 comments

Training a Child to Come

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

Cheerful training early on can save on later discipline

October 2006
1 comment

Keeping Your Children First

Gabriel Pearl

It’s our duty as parents to surround our children with healthy activities and friends.

October 2006
1 comment
A happy young child smiling

Too Young to Spank?

Michael Pearl

When is a child too young to spank? The answer is obviously dependent on your definition of the word “spank.”

June 2006
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