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.
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?
While cleaning out the garage, I came across a box of old books. Since I'm a book lover, I have shelves and shelves of old books. I have books on the shelves, under the shelves and in boxes everywhere. The mere idea of getting rid of a book is not to be considered. So, upon … Continue reading Fundagelicals Love Them Some Prophecy
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