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Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends: How to Fight the Good Fight at Home
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Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends: How to Fight the Good Fight at Home

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by Grace Mally, Stephen Mally, Sarah Mally
 

Brothers and sisters are among the most important people in life! Yet often they are also the most trouble. Many siblings fight, argue and miss out on the close relationship that God intends. The problem is not just the surface battles but the underlying attitudes, wrong concepts and offenses. Many broken relationships never get fixed. Few enjoy the special

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Brothers and sisters are among the most important people in life! Yet often they are also the most trouble. Many siblings fight, argue and miss out on the close relationship that God intends. The problem is not just the surface battles but the underlying attitudes, wrong concepts and offenses. Many broken relationships never get fixed. Few enjoy the special life-long treasure that God intended. The emphasis of this book is not merely “getting along” but being best friends. It includes lots of humor, many stories and helpful insights. Every chapter has a section by each of the three authors giving the book three perspectives and three personalities. This book has sold more than 65,000 copies. It is also available in Spanish.

"This painfully honest, hilarious book offers a creative look at how to build relationships between siblings." — Beall Phillips, Vision Forum

"A tool every family needs." — Dr. Jim Logan, International Center for Biblical Counselling

“Worth it’s weight in gold!” — Old Schoolhouse Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780971940505
Publisher:
Tomorrow's Forefathers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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"Worth its weight in gold!" - Old Schoolhouse Magazine

"A tool every family needs." - Dr. Jim Logan, International Center for Biblical Counseling

"This painfully honest, hilarious book offers a creative look at how to build relationships between siblings. We read a few pages every day, and I am always delightfully surprised by how well the children apply what we have read." - Beall Phillips, Vision Forum

Meet the Author

Sarah, Stephen, and Grace Mally (homeschool graduates) live in Marion, Iowa, where they are involved full tim in their family ministry called Tomorrow's Forefathers. They speak frequently at conferences, encouraging families and young people to be strong for the Lord. They fellowship at Cedar Rapids Bible Chapel.

Sarah is the founder of Bright Lights, a discipleship ministry designed to equip ladies to use the years of their youth fully for Christ. As of the winter of 2012 over 500 Bright Lights groups have started around the country and internationally. Bright Lights also leads Strong in the Lord conferences and Radiant Purity conferences for mothers and daughters. In 2006, Sarah also published the book Before You Meet Prince Charming.

Stephen, in addition to working with the family ministry, leads a discipleship group for young men called the Light Shop. On the side he is also a freelance photojournalist, working for several newspapers and wire services.

Grace's heart for evangelism led her to publish a book titled Will Our Generation Speak? A Call to be Bold with the Gospel, published in July, 2012. She also helps lead the Bright Lights ministry.

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Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends: How to Fight the Good Fight at Home 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was recommended by a parenting forum. Sadly, it was NOT written for parents of siblings. It was written by three adolescent and young adult siblings (two teens, one in her 20's). The entire book is written on the premise that children will be the ones to read this book, in an attempt to improve their sibling relationships. While that's noble, most kids mature enough to read such a book likely don't have serious sibling issues (in my experience). More importantly, as a parent seeking to remedy some early sibling rivalry amongst preschoolers...this book was not only a waste of money, it was a huge waste of my valuable time. The authors are all homeschooled so I do not question their intellect, however it was clear they didn't genuinely author the book in its entirety. Not a problem, as we all know editors do this, however it suggested to me that the use of the siblings as "authors" was more of a marketign ploy than anything else. Finally, and what I consider to be the biggest detractor, is the over-the-top focus on God, Jesus, and faith. I'm a believer of strong faith, however when reading a "self help" book on resolving normal day to day issues with young children, I simply do not need teenager throwing Bible versus in my face. Not only is it unrelated to the topic at hand, it's rather un-Christian and a bit "holier-than-thou". I was annoyed enough to check, and every single page (which has limited text) has a Bible quote. I own a copy of the Bible. Eight, actually. And I do study the Bible. I don't need adolescents with sibling issues telling me that my 4 year old doesn't want to share his Buzz Lightyear with his two year old sister because he's not adhering to some verse in I Chorintians. Save your time and money.
Lucy_Frank More than 1 year ago
it is a vary good book if you are looking for a book to help you and your brothers and sisters. it gives you good info on how to fix you problem. it is just vary good even if you don't have any problems with you and you bothers or siters.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago