June 5, 2020

A Way Forward for Eschatology

By Chaplain Mike Two years ago, Scot McKnight did a five-part series called “The Future of Christian Eschatology” on his Jesus Creed blog. We have all had this subject on our mind this week, thanks to the looney predictions of Harold Camping and all the press they received. Today, I offer a summary from one […]

My Last Post . . . Ever!

By Chaplain Mike After 6pm tomorrow night, I will either be “caught up together with them to meet the Lord in the air” (1Thess 4:17), or so busy dealing with the aftermath of The Global Earthquake that will shake the world, that I will not have time for blogging. And since I have decided not […]

Time to Leave Behind the Rapture

By Chaplain Mike Come on, children You’re acting like children Every generation Thinks it’s the end of the world – Wilco, “You Never Know” I had a spiritual awakening as a teenager in a time when prophetic expectations were high. Israel was in her land and engaged in violent confrontations with her antagonistic neighbors. Issues […]

The Sad Views of Stephen Hawking

By Chaplain Mike In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, cosmologist Stephen Hawking was as blunt and clear as he could be about his views on life beyond this life. “I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers; […]

You Knew It Would Come, Sooner Rather than Later

By Chaplain Mike Amid the discussions of how Christians should respond to Osama bin Laden’s death, you knew, you just knew we would learn sooner rather than later how this all fits into Biblical prophecy. Since this is not my specialty, I will leave it to the “experts,” who with perfect hindsight, now tell us, […]

Thirty Days and Counting…

By Chaplain Mike “We learn from the Bible that Holy God plans to rescue about 200 million people (that is about 3% of today’s population). On the first day of the Day of Judgment (May 21, 2011) they will be caught up (raptured) into Heaven because God had great mercy for them. This is why […]