By M. Dolon Hickmon According to a 2021 book by psychologist and formerly estranged parent Dr. Joshua Coleman, mental health professionals are facing a new crisis: generations of older parents cut-off by their adult children over allegations of child abuse. Importantly, Dr. Coleman says that what constitutes adequate reason to end contact has changed: “It…

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I am very pleased to share this information regarding Samuel Martin’s 2nd book. Thy Rod and Thy Staff They Comfort Me: BOOK II The Book of Hebrews and the Corporal Punishment of Children in the Christian Context  A New Book by Samuel Martin This book has been 14 years in the making. Samuel Martin returns…

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Thy Rod and Thy Staff They Comfort Me: Christians and the Spanking Controversy by Samuel Martin was out of print but now it is again available in hard copy. You can find this wonderful book on Amazon.com or download it for free here. If you have already read the book, please head over to Amazon.com…

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Parenting in Christ: Treasures for Parenting from Jesus is a new book, written by Christina Dronen.  It is a lovely little study book, containing 10 short lessons, perfect for personal study or a small group setting. This is a very gentle book and respectful of children. I was quite impressed with these lessons and recommend…

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At the risk of ruining a favorite children’s book for you, I would like to share this perspective of Green Eggs and Ham. (Disclaimer: This does not appear to be a Christian blog and there is one mildly strong word which could offend.) However, this message is something I think is important to consider. What you…

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So many Christians do not understand domestic abuse. They often teach that a Christian wife should just submit and pray harder. This booklet looks at what the Bible teaches about abusive behavior using the story of David and Saul as an example. Obviously, the relationship between Saul and David was not the same as the relationship between…

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Stephanie Cox is selling signed copies for her book “Gentle Firmness” at the lowest price ever, only $20 with FREE shipping! You still have 2 days to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to buy this book for yourself and as Christmas presents. In order to take advantage of this sale you need to contact Stephanie directly. You can message her…

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C.L. Dyck has graciously allowed me to host her free e-book. Her summary text is as follows: Is the child-training method of homeschool business No Greater Joy Ministries a factor in child deaths? Sean Paddock (2006) and Lydia Schatz (2010) both died at the hands of parents who allegedly followed Michael Pearl’s child training method.…

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Jennifer McGrail has posted a very favorable book review of Gentle Firmness by Stephanie Cox.  Here is an excerpt from her review: Gentle Firmness, by Stephanie Cox, is one of the most important new books to join the gentle parenting movement, particularly for Christians.  Thorough and well-researched, it takes an unflinching look at the history…

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L.R. Knost’s new book, Jesus, The Gentle Parent is now available at Amazon.com. Here is information about the book from her webpage, Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources. I’m hearing good things about this book and will post book reviews as I find them. eta:  More info here. For your sharing convenience:TwitterFacebookemailPrintTumblrDiggdel.icio.usStumbleUponAdd to favoritesReddit

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I received a comment, informing me about a book which mentions the Pearls. This book has gotten good and interesting reviews and I thought it might be of interest. If you do not want to read the whole book, you can see a preview on Google Reads.  There is a search function for if you…

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Maybe you saw Steph’s series which previewed here in 2011. It started with, Spanking is NOT God’s Will, followed by The Christian History of Spanking, The Effects Of Spanking and ended with Discipline Without Harm.   Well, she has turned it into a Gentle Parenting book which is now available!  You can either order the print version…

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M. Dolon Hickmon shares about the abuse he endured while growing up and how being spanked “The Right Way” almost destroyed him in this (*triggering*) letter he wrote to Michael Pearl.  This post serves to introduce his Opus (a work of fiction)  which apparently needs backers. However, it does seem like it could be of interest to…

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Great news!  Samuel Martin has graciously allowed me to host his book, Thy Rod and Thy Staff They Comfort Me: Christians and the Spanking Controversy.  This is a FREE ebook which you can download at any time and share with your friends. All applicable copyright laws apply.  For more info about the book, please see…

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Hope Abigail Freeman wrote to me saying …I have written a new book called “Understanding Biblical Gender Equality”, which is free to read online at the website http://www.WalkinTruth.net It’s brand new, the site just launched recently, and it should be available in paperback soon also. If you take a look you can see, I’m trying…

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