Prata Potpourri: Women’s Day, Fencing the Lord’s Table, Discernment thinking, Girl, again?? More…

By Elizabeth Prata My friend the school secretary related a cute story. One of the staff is retiring. The office personnel were congratulating him. A little student was nearby, and she was asked, 'He is retiring, do you know what retiring means?' She piped up, "Yes. It’s when you don’t actually quit your job, you …

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Prata Potpourri: Christmas, depicting Jesus in art, music, old Movietone reels

By Elizabeth Prata Time for another edition of Prata Potpourri, the ever popular phrase made famous by the game show Jeopardy! host, wherein I put forth various and sundry links on a variety of topics. I like using the words potpourri and sundry in the same essay. I'm a public school teacher's aide and so …

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Prata Potpourri: Parenting, Discernment book review, Prioritizing family, Songs of Lament, more

Hello and welcome to another edition of Prata Potpourri. I've found some interesting links and tossed them into the mix for your consideration. The week ended on a good note for me. To be honest it started on a good note, so all in all it was a good week! I hope it was for …

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Prata Potpourri: Tully, Royal Wedding Sermon, the Ascension, the Holy Spirit, Big Mirrors, Lawn Chair Season & the Books that go with them, more

A plethora of potpourri items from around the web for your edification and amusement. Housewife Aimee Byrd (The Housewife Theologian) discusses the new Carlton Pearson movie Come Sunday personally and theologically in her piece The Gospel of Inclusion. As my friend Greg said, "This is how to show appreciation and express criticism in the same …

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Prata Potpourri: Contending, Cougars, Spurgeon, Movie about a Song, more

What's been goin' on in Christian spheres lately? Let's take a peek. Here are some links for your interest and edification-   A lot of people are talking about this movie. Is the positive talk warranted? It seems that it is. The Story of a Song: Movie Review by The World Anyone who’s been to church …

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Prata Potpourri: Women’s discipleship, Librarians on horseback, reviving prayer time, more

A selection of links I've come across that you might find edifying, interesting, or amusing! Rachelle Cox at Each Passing Phase wrote about Getting Real About Women's Discipleship. In his book Discipling, author Mark Dever offers a to-the-point definition of discipleship as "helping others follow Jesus". This doesn't seem to be the definition many women …

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