We might even include his grandparents or uncles and aunts. These statements came from viewers and listener reviews, and were answered by Joe Beam. Based on the largest study ever done on strong families -- 14,000 families studied over twenty-five years -- this book reveals six simple, yet profound, steps to building a fantastic family that will thrive for generations to come. You may recall the Old Testament story of Esther, whom God positioned as queen so that she could save the people of Israel from utter and complete destruction. But these secrets are open secrets that anyone can know and use. They discussed the consensus held in many circles that the family was dead—or at least dying.
If what he said was true, then someone had seriously let this young man—and his compatriots—down. With the help of this groundbreaking book, you can take the guesswork out of parenting and be assured that you are building not only a strong family -- but a fantastic family. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. A flight attendant hurrying past me actually left the floor, throwing her hands above her head to keep from hitting her head on the ceiling. Just five minutes ago, we had been flying in moonlight and stars, and now we were engulfed in extremely rough weather. Learn from 14,000 strong families how to have a fantastic family.
As his wife, Alice, walked beside him holding his hand, Joe could think of only two things: First, his thoughts went to his children, and he prayed that God would let him live to help Alice raise them. Since the research by Drs. And this research has conclusively identified six characteristics that strong families have in common and has demonstrated the power of these secrets to give a family strength, happiness, and fulfillment. Also feeding the decay is the fact that many today lack any kind of emotional connection with others. He founded Beam Research Center and serves as its chairman. Your prestige, fame, or notoriety? Somewhere, somehow, those who should have been a family to this young man and all the other young, angry men in his gang had failed to be so. That fear was the whole focus of my life at that moment.
And to their new families they bring a host of emotional, spiritual, and material problems—all springing from the same root: the lack of strong families. Nick and Nancy Stinnett were traveling from their home in Stillwater, Oklahoma, to Lubbock, Texas. ¹ One last word about this book and children. The emphasis of his research is in sexology. He founded Family Dynamics Institute in 1994 and served as its president until he founded Love Path International in 2008. John DeFrain joined the research in 1977. With the help of this groundbreaking book, you can take the guesswork out of parenting and be assured that you are building not only a strong family -- but a fantastic family.
They teach us about the joy, pride, satisfaction, and pleasure that families can bring. And this is what we share with you. Sacrifice the time and read it. One of the fascinating aspects of this research is that it points to the possibility that the basic foundational qualities of emotionally healthy families—those underlying dynamics that contribute to family satisfaction and resilience—are remarkably similar from family to family and from culture to culture. The emphasis of his research is in sexology. And although none of them counsels on a full-time basis because of research and teaching responsibilities , they have heard just about everything. Joe and Alice Beam are the founders of Family Dynamics Institute, a nonprofit corporation that leads thousands of couples through interactive marriage seminars or parenting seminars each year.
They come from all walks of life, all faiths, all races—some rich and some poor. Joe and his wife Alice collaborated with Nick and Nancy Stinnett to write Fantastic Families. But the thousands of strong families in this research have shown that families can also bring out the best in humans. As researchers with a painful knowledge of the sad statistics on family problems, they have to agree that many families are in trouble today. He is the author of Becoming One, Seeing the Unseen, Forgiven Forever, and Fantastic Families. Based on the largest study ever done on strong families—14,000 families studied over twenty-five years—this book reveals six simple, yet profound, steps to building a fantastic family that will thrive for generations to come.
The fact that people from such a wide variety of backgrounds were included means that the findings of this research are universal. By showing you what it takes to make your family strong and healthy. Work had been so important to me for so many years that I had sacrificed many things to get ahead and succeed in business. Finally, in exasperation, someone in the audience sang out, What would it take to put an end to you? Their own studies of divorce, violence, and death in families show the tremendous need for help that literally millions of families have. As professionals, they have been in the middle of most every kind of family woe imaginable: child and spouse abuse, incest, child custody battles, suicide, alcohol and drug abuse, and infidelity. Your family is more important than your job, your income, your standard of living, or your ambitions. Your whole family will benefit from this study, but you, the parent, must decide how to share each of the concepts with your children as you work to make your family all that it can be.
The drive across western Oklahoma and the panhandle of Texas is long with small towns scattered miles apart. David Jeremiah is the senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in El Cajon, California, and has authored more than 50 books. Think about it: Six secrets to family success exist and are being successfully used by families across this great planet. Based on the largest study ever done on strong families -- 14,000 families studied over twenty-five years -- this book reveals six simple, yet profound, steps to building a fantastic family that will thrive for generations to come. It can and will happen. This quest began over twenty-five years ago, and at this writing, approximately fourteen thousand families have formally contributed to this research through interviews, observations, and by filling out questionnaires.