A Review of the DeMar/Hovind Debate on the Rapture
The following is a review of my debate with Kent Hovind on the Rapture written by Uri Brito. Uri is the Senior Pastor of Providence Church in Pensacola, Florida. The article first appeared at the Kuyper Commentary website on January 22, 2020. I and a few dear friends traveled in an
Are Christians Being ‘Too Political’?
The reasons Christians should be involved in politics is to lessen the impact that civil government has on so many areas of life. You can’t do that without getting involved in politics. While many Christians don’t believe in being involved in politics, politics is always involved in them.
Billy Graham’s Daughter Links Her Cancer to a Possible Fatal Attack on Israel
I don’t want to be viewed as someone who is attacking a woman who’s going through health struggles, but when someone uses their condition to advocate for a particular biblical position that has no basis in fact, something needs to be said. I wish Anne Graham Lotz well as she
What Some Christians and Conservatives Don’t Get About Trump
“Contrary to what the editors of C[hristianity] T[oday] and Tim Keller believe, we do not treat the Republican Party as ‘the only Christian’ party. Rather, on seminal sea-change issues, we treat it as far and away the least anti-Christian party. There’s a difference.” — Robert Gagnon Christians are still fuming and
“End-Time Fatigue” Has Hit an Iceberg … And That’s a Good Thing
With all the talk about Israel moving its capital to Jerusalem and how Pres. Trump is a modern-day Cyrus, you might be surprised to learn that something called “End-Time Fatigue” has settled in. “For many on the Christian right, the state of Israel has been seen as a key to
If You’re Reading This, You Missed the Rapture Again
Seventy years ago, on May 14, 1948, the political state of Israel was established. For millions of Christians, the political establishment of Israel in 1948 has held prophetic significance. The claim has been made repeatedly that 1948 began what has been called the “fig tree” generation based on Matthew 24:32-34
Does the Book of Revelation Teach that the Church Will be ‘Raptured’?
As I mentioned in my previous article “Should Christians Still Believe in the Rapture?,” the rapture doctrine is popular and vigorously defended by its advocates. But is it biblical? Does the Bible teach that the church will be taken off the earth in something called “the rapture” prior to or
Should Christians Still Believe in the ‘Rapture’?
If there is a single doctrine that both excites and divides Christians, it’s the ‘rapture.’ The doctrine of the ‘rapture’ deals with a future event where the church is said to be taken off the earth in one of five different times related to a seven-year period described as the