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Why God Doesn’t Let Christians Have More Influence In The U.S. In Two Words: Left Behind

Nicolas Cage Left Behind Christians are being “left behind”—mainly because they want to live in a fantasy rather than read their Bibles or prepare for the future. I have written about how God has blessed us with tremendous Liberal failures. Despite “the giants in the land,” we have been handed an opportunity to gain victory. The future is ours to win… Or to throw away. A "Left Behind" producer and writer recently took on questions from fans of the upcoming end-times film and went on the defensive when Read more [...] Continue reading →

Third of America Wrong About the End Times and Why It Matters

mushroom-cloud A recent survey has shown that nearly one in three Americans believe that Syria's ongoing civil war is part of the Bible's plan for the end times. One in four believes that a possible U.S. attack on Syria could lead to the Battle of Armageddon. And one in five believes the world will end in their lifetime. So says an article published on the Christian Post website. Much of the speculation comes by way of prophecy writers who claim that the prophecy found in Isaiah 17 about Damascus has not been Read more [...] Continue reading →

Big-Name Evangelists Leading Church Astray

end-is-near Troy Anderson, writing for WND, opens his first of seven articles with this line: “God’s prophet” – famed evangelist Billy Graham – is praying America will experience another “great spiritual awakening.” OK. I’m for that, although I wouldn’t call Graham a “prophet” since he’s been wrong on a number of issues over the years. The article goes on to say: “At a time when many believe the midnight hour on God’s prophetic clock is fast approaching, major evangelists – Read more [...] Continue reading →

The Role That Bible Prophecy Plays in Conservative Politics

what-is-the-rapture One of the reasons conservatives lose politically and socially is because a majority of them (mostly Christians) are preoccupied with Bible prophecy and the soon end of the world. They believe they’re living on the precipice of some great eschatological event that is always on the horizon — an any-moment rapture that will leave behind a screwed up world. They look at world events, like generations of Christians before them, and conclude that the end must be near. I heard Glenn Beck say something Read more [...] Continue reading →

Jesus: The True ‘Political Outcast’

cross Many families will gather together on Sunday to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is nothing short of miraculous that anything that happened 2000 years ago is even remembered, let alone celebrated. But what is often overlooked in this event—the most important one in world history—is the political nature of the death and resurrection of Christ. Jesus was a “political outcast” of the first degree. His execution was, of course, a fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy, reaching all Read more [...] Continue reading →

The Thin Line Between “Civilized” and “Savage”

uscg_triumph When they boarded the ship, some of them thought they knew what to expect: sun-bathing, lots of good food, daily (and nightly) entertainments, rest and relaxation. For some of them, this was the first cruise they had ever been on. Things went the way they should have for a while. And then, without warning, the Carnival cruise ship Triumph lost power. Now, floating in the Gulf of Mexico, being dragged by tugboats, the boat isn’t a floating paradise anymore … it’s a living hell. Reports are Read more [...] Continue reading →

Rules for the Remnant (Part 2)

elijah It should be obvious by now that a mission to the Remnant is a thankless and tiring job. We have already learned that (1) the masses aren’t much interested in Remnant messages, but despite this (2) the truth must be spoken clearly and often. These are the first two rules of Remnant work. The last two are just as important as the first, but they are really two halves of the same concept: (3) the Remnant is anonymous; (4) the Remnant will find you. If the fact that the Remnant is anonymous doesn’t Read more [...] Continue reading →

Rules for the Remnant (Part 1)

outpost Have you ever felt alone? Have you ever felt like you are the only one who cares? Have you felt like the weight of the world rests squarely on your shoulders? If so, then be encouraged to learn that you are not alone. There are many others, just like you, who believe that they are all alone in their quest for political sanity and common sense. You are not alone in your aloneness. How can I say this? How do I know this to be the case? Because I am alone, just like you. I sit down each day and compose Read more [...] Continue reading →

My Final Thoughts on Tomorrow's End of the World

mayan-calendar The Los Angeles Times reports: “If there's one government agency really looking forward to Dec. 22, it’s NASA. The space agency said it has been flooded with calls and emails from people asking about the purported end of the world — which, as the doomsday myth goes, is apparently set to take place on Dec. 21, 2012.” I find all of this kind of funny. Now evangelical prophetic sensationalists have to compete with the crazy New Agers. How many decades have we had to endure predictions of Read more [...] Continue reading →

Bible ‘Scholar’ Predicts End of World and Immobilizes Millions

destruction_temple Here we go again. If Hal Lindsey, Edgar Whisenant, and Harold Camping were not enough to teach the lesson that making predictions is pure folly, there’s a newcomer who claims that Jesus will return “sometime between 2018 and 2028, or 70 to 80 years after 1948,” the year Israel was re-established as a nation. Hal Lindsey made a similar prediction in his 1970 blockbuster The Late Great Planet Earth by predicting that Jesus would return within 40 years of 1948. “Now, World Bible Society Read more [...] Continue reading →

Have Jewish Voters Given Up on Israel?

state of israel is born One of the big mistakes Republicans make in presidential elections is that they believe a President’s positive policies toward Israel have an impact on a majority of Jewish voters. Most Jews are social liberals. Many are atheists. While Jews who survived the Holocaust might care about modern Israel, there’s good evidence that younger Jews have little regard for their faith and even less regard for a nation that they have no personal involvement with. They are two or three generations removed Read more [...] Continue reading →

NASA Warns Of Mayan Calendar Hysteria

scream NASA is warning that the Mayan calendar predictions about the end of the world on December 21st pose real threats to children and depressed teenagers. They don’t actually think that the world is going to end. They’re warning that rumors of an apocalypse may actually frighten young people to death. The Daily Mail reported:  “David Morrison, an astrobiologist at NASA Ames Research Center, said on Wednesday that he receives a large number of emails and letters from worried citizens, most often Read more [...] Continue reading →