JD Greear, President of the SBC, charged money to attend his Good Friday worship service

By Elizabeth Prata Pastor JD Greear is currently serving as 62nd President of the Southern Baptist Convention. His church is called Summit Church. It is a multi-site church with 9 campuses in and around Durham, NC. Greear had been college pastor for 18 months before he was called to be the senior pastor. The church …

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Prata Potpourri: Mocking, Notre Dame, Good Friday, more

By Elizabeth Prata Good, Good Father on Good, Good Friday. He was pleased to crush His Son, so that we may live. Enjoy your holy weekend, whatever you have planned. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I agree with this article, and also include photography in the 'no mocking' standard. There are ethics that go along with online communication, whether …

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Snake Cults – put this one in the “This is Weird” files

By Elizabeth Prata Fratelli Alinari are the Alinari Brothers of Italy, who founded the world's oldest photography studio. They have been documenting important works of art, sculpture, costume, and life in towns and cities since 1852. Their archive holds over 5,500,000 pictures. Recently the company posted the following photo with the title: La festa dei …

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Petra, Jordan, and God’s Mighty Love

By Elizabeth Prata This essay first appeared on The End Time in July 2010. It has been lightly edited. Jordan and Israel's relationship during the Tribulation is an interesting one. In researching, I learned that Egypt and Jordan are the only two Arab nations to have normalized relations with Israel. Jordan's peace treaty with Israel …

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Stand: Do Not be Moved

By Elizabeth Prata Our Sunday School class finished studying through Ephesians last Sunday. Ephesians 6 is the last chapter, and so rich with practical living. We're called to stand. After all the Ephesians chapters about doctrine (roughly chapters 1-3) and all the practical applications and commands (roughly chapters 4-6a), we come to Paul's final thoughts. …

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