Most Fundagelicals are Dispensationalist. They read the book of Revelation literally and believe there is a planned timetable to the end of the world. Part of the doomsday scenario is the forming of a one world government and a one world religion. Fundagelicals interpret any attempt at nations working together as part of the end-times … Continue reading Why Fundagelicals Fear Peace
On May 14, 1948, Israel became a country again. This date became of "Sign" to dispensational prophecy nuts, and Fundagelicals are dispensationalist to the core. From this number, they began to start calculating the return of Jesus. Hal Lindsey in 1980's Countdown to Armageddon quotes Matthew 24. "Truly I say to you; this generation will … Continue reading Let’s Make Up Another Date.
In 1958, Bank of America started issuing credit cards with the name BankAmericard. In 1976, they changed the name to VISA to go international. The name VISA was chosen because it sounded the same in every language. In the late 1970's I receive a mimeographed paper explaining how the new VISA cards were the "Mark … Continue reading VISA is the Mark of the Beast
666! Is there a scarier number to fundagelicals? It is, after all, the "Mark of the Beast."(Revelation 13:18) As I mentioned in a previous post, I was cleaning out my garage and found an old box of books. (I'll admit there are many old boxes of books out there.) Among the treasures hidden in the … Continue reading 666
Growing up fundagelical, "The Rapture" was one of those topics I was taught and accepted but never questioned. (The Rapture for all you non-fundegelicals is when all the REAL Christians on earth will suddenly vanish. Think: Left Behind.) We all talked and argued about the Rapture. The big argument was whether the Rapture was going … Continue reading Are You Rapture Ready?
Growing up fundagelical meant that our very progressive youth group used innovative new evangelism tools such as fire and brimstone sermons, Chick tracts, and Christian films. Christian rock music was still a sin. After all, the rhythm came from Africa and was designed to elicit a sexual frenzy. We couldn't have anyone rocking out to … Continue reading Scaring the Hell Out of Teenagers