Is Francis Chan apostatizing before our eyes?

By Elizabeth Prata **Phil Johnson and Todd Friel discuss this article and the issues within on Too Wretched for Radio, below. Phil articulates the issues so much better than I did, please take a listen https://www.wretched.org/wretched-radio-04-15-2019/ ----------------- Apostasy is defined as 'a defection or revolt'. It is the formal disaffiliation from or abandonment or renunciation …

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Angus Buchan: Follow up to discernment article 7 years later

By Elizabeth Prata When I was publishing a newspaper, and writing and editing for it, I'd publish articles covering needed construction of a municipal building, a child in need, a family who was burned out, a criminal on the loose. You know, all the sorts of things a newspaper publishes. Once, someone asked me to …

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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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