Books by Debi Pearl (Author of Created to be His Help Meet)Debi Pearl grew up during the s at the height of the hippie revolution and the Jesus Movement. The forced draft due to the Vietnam War brought a sense of eternity to the youth, provoking them to seriously consider their souls. It was a time of a great move of the Spirit of God. Much of what you will read in her work reflects this glorious time. She married her life mate, Michael Pearl, in For the first fifteen years of their life together they worked as professional artists while ministering to the military.
To Train Up a Pharisee? Dissecting Michael & Debi Pearl's Parenting Guide
Michael Pearl born  is an American , Independent Baptist and Christian fundamentalist pastor, missionary, evangelist and book author. He worked with Union Mission in Memphis, Tennessee for 25 years. Pearl has sold or donated over 1. Michael Pearl claims that it has sold more than , copies,  although Nielsen BookScan records only 9, sales since The book advises parents to use objects like a quarter-inch plumbing tube to spank children and "break their will".
To Train Up A Child advocates the use of severe corporal punishment and even starvation as a means of training children to be wholly submissive. In all three cases, the parents were convicted of murder. But in spite of a third child being murdered as a result of the teachings in their book, the Pearls refuse to bear any responsibility or show any remorse for promoting such terrifyingly dangerous ideas. It should not be taken as fact just because it is written somewhere. The motivation of NGJ is to provide materials that help parents raise healthy and happy children …. The methods outlined in the book have been endorsed by psychologists, psychiatrists, and child behavior therapists and are widely used to change inappropriate behavior. There are hundreds of thousands of parents who have and are properly applying the philosophy of the book with the joyous results of happy, productive, and well-adjusted children.
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