The moth-eaten SBC and the women who did it

By Elizabeth Prata But I am like a moth to Ephraim, and like dry rot to the house of Judah. (Hosea 5:12) Privately, however, Moore has never cared much for the delicate norms of Christian femininity. ~The Atlantic I published an essay, part 1 of 3, in 2011, eight years ago as of this date. It …

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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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Christian feminism coming home to roost: Retrospective from 6 years ago

Today in evangelical circles we are dealing with an unthinkable situation: serious discussions of the possibility of a female President of the Southern Baptist Convention, and it's Beth Moore of all people. I don't think it will actually happen, but the trail has been blazed. The tweets have been sent. News articles have been written. …

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Ladies, do you want to fulfill your potential? (Think hard before you say yes)

Someone on Twitter asked if we could recommend any good women's conferences centering on faithful Biblical exposition and an unrelenting love for the church. This was my reply: Good conferences centering on faithful Biblical exposition &an unrelenting love for the church are any from MacArthur, G3, TMU's Truth & Life conference, etc. I'm not an …

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Did God really say “You are precious to me, you are honored, and I love you”? Women’s ministries today

Sure, I walk around every day in Renaissance hair and a wedding dress clutching a crumpled leaf. FYI, read to the end regarding this very verse. Over these last ten and twenty years we have become used to women's ministers and Bible teachers preaching the consistent message of female empowerment of one sort or another. …

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MemeHeresy: Christine Caine’s nudges & whispers from God; Visual Theology: picture of unified scripture

In our ongoing series #MemeHeresies (originated by Jessica Pickowicz at Beautiful Thing), we have here a tweet from Chirstine Caine. She asserted that we should never ignore a nudge or whisper from God. This might seem Chrisitany-y or even possible and hopefully true. But it's not. First, the canon of the Bible is closed. That …

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