The King’s Dale: A commendable resource for Beth Moore and Sarah Young critiques and book reviews

By Elizabeth Prata The popular definition of insanity is "doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result." For Christians with discernment, insanity is 'being sure by the Spirit and the Bible, after research and prayer, that so-and-so is false, but literally NO ONE ELSE around you believes it or even entertains …

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The difference between joy that’s sparked and joy that’s sustained

By Elizabeth Prata I'm a minimalist. I have been since before it was a thing. I like to live a quiet life in a tiny house. I live a low-impact, moderately frugal and careful consumer lifestyle. Living small and frugal, one needs to be sure that item brings into the home will have a valued …

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Discernment sometimes is like the Great Wave off Kanagawa

By Elizabeth Prata A dear reader emailed me, dispirited. She said that she had tried to reason with a major Christian publishing company as to the fact that they sell so many books of false teachers, and thus they promote false doctrine. She became discouraged when the Publishing Rep countered her concerns with scripture and …

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Looking at Christine Caine’s speech at Passion 2019

By Elizabeth Prata The Passion 2019 conference concluded last weekend. The event has expanded to four simultaneous venues spread among three cities, and all four were sold out. A total of just over 43,000 youths between the ages of 18-25 were in attendance. One of the speakers this year was Christine Caine. Christine hails from Australia …

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There’s such a thing as fake [Christian] news

By Elizabeth Prata Introduction We hear a lot these days from our President about 'fake news.' Wikipedia defines this new term fake news as, Fake news or junk news is a type of yellow journalism or propaganda that consists of deliberate disinformation or hoaxes spread via traditional print and broadcast news media or online social …

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Discernment Resources for you: Bookmark this!

By Elizabeth Prata Is this teacher good? Is this Bible study credible? Is this book safe with good doctrine? I'm frequently asked these are normal and good questions, and I know that other ministries that offer discernment teachings are asked also. We all should be practicing discernment, all the time. (Philippians 1:9). Hebrews 5:14 says …

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