Listen carefully to what she is saying in this video…

By Elizabeth Prata* Please excuse that this is a bit long. It's important. So, please prepare to read. I broke it up into sections. Introduction It was a 23,000 pound sailboat. You practically had to take a reservation to come about. When you steered it, the rudder attached to the 7,300 pound iron keel moved …

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Problems with Beth Moore’s teaching in list form- did you know there were this many?

By Elizabeth Prata If I hire someone to do a service for me, like install the flashing on my deck, or clean my chimney, or fix my car, I want to ensure a quality job done. It is unlikely that I would re-hire a plumber who has demonstrated serial-mistake-making. "I installed the wrong size pipe …

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Even Salon.com says “Joel Osteen Worships Himself” (re-post)

By Elizabeth Prata I was working on an essay about the Drag Queen programs in public libraries but I simply could not continue. Here is a repost of an essay I wrote in June 2012. Joel Osteen is a false teacher, you guys. ------------------------------ Joel Osteen worships himself At a D.C. rally, it's clear that …

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Learning when to stay in and when to separate out

By Elizabeth Prata Proverbs is one of the Bible's Wisdom books. The others are Job, Psalms, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. We Christians love all people, because we know that all people are image bearers of God. We also love them because we are to live our lives as a witness to the power of Jesus …

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Discernment lesson: Thinking through some platitudes and pithy Twitter comments

By Elizabeth Prata When I post something online, (seems like when I post anything online) there is always someone or more than someone who immediately refutes it. Even the basics of our faith go challenged these days. One of the most common arguments I receive is that theology doesn't matter. "Just love Jesus", they say. …

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