En el 2006 Michael Pearl trató el problema de muchos niños educados en casa en una serie de artículos escritos para la revista "No Greater Joy". Estos niños están abandonando a sus familias tan pronto ellos piensan que no los necesitan. Ahora, estos artículos han sido recopilados en un libro, Abandonando el Barco, con nuevo material cubriendo problemas adicionales.
In 2006 Michael Pearl addressed the issue of many homeschooled children in a series of articles written for "No Greater Joy" magazine. These children are departing from their families as soon as they think they can possibly survive without them. Now, these articles have been compiled into a book, Jumping Ship, with new material covering additional issues.
There is a troubling trend showing up among some of the "home-school crowd." Their children are discontent and rebellious, jumping ship as soon as they think they can survive without the familysome as young as sixteen years old. Michael Pearl addressed this issue in a series of No Greater Joy Magazine articles in 2006. These have now been compiled into this book, along with new material and an additional two chapters covering further issues.
Michael Pearl, founder and director of No Greater Joy Ministries, has written on child training and family issues for many years. He has ministered to three generations, watching them grow from children to parents themselves. He and his wife Debi have been married since 1971 and were among the pioneers in the home-schooling movement. Between him and his wife they have authored fourteen books and eight booklets, which combined, have sold millions. Much of what he writes deals with marriage, child training, and home-schooling.
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