Institute in Basic Life Principles

Giving the World a "New" Approach to Life!

Life Questions

This knowledge base of questions has been taken from past and present IBLP publications, as well as powerful testimonies from IBLP alumni. It provides Biblical answers to real life questions.

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Giving to Christian Ministries

supporting the work of God around the world

In Scripture, we are often challenged to give to meet the needs of others and to invest earthly treasures in the growth of God’s eternal kingdom. Not only is the act of giving important, but the attitude behind the gift is also important.

If an authority asks you to do something that is wrong, explain your concerns and make an appeal.

The parent who is legally responsible for you becomes your direct authority. The separated parent may be a part of your chain of counsel. If the parent with whom you are living remarries, he or she automatically delegates part of his or her authority to your step-parent.

Home: A Productivity Center

using skills to meet needs with diligence and efficiency

In many homes today, entertainment is the top priority. This is unfortunate, because a focus on entertainment greatly diminishes the potential for productivity in the home.

Keep the Hearts of Your Children

sharing struggles and resolving conflicts

Before we can keep the hearts of our children, we must win their hearts.

Making Your Home a Ministry Center

for your family and for others

One of the most traditionally valued environments is the home. Men go to war to fight for hearth and home, but sadly, many nations perish when the vision of the home is lost.

Get the Best Buy

carefully evaluate each purchase

Financial responsibility requires that we consider the value of money, prepare a sensible budget, and make wise investments. When the time comes to make a purchase, don’t be swept away with clever advertisements that fuel a desire to get more and better things.

Blessing Your Family.

By Chris Hogan, Noble Call Institute, used by permission

A couple who was mentoring us noticed that Anne and I, after only three months of marriage, were not as joyful as we had been. The wife took Anne aside and inquired about our situation.

Common Hazards in the Insurance Market

prepare to make wise decisions

The basic concept behind insurance is sharing the loss of another and being supported when you face loss. In itself, this is a sound Scriptural principle. “Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ” (Galatians 6:2).

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