Seriously, this is not the Mark of the Beast.

I’m working on Part II as we speak, but in the meantime I thought you might enjoy Fred Clark’s article on how Nicolae Carpathia got everyone’s identities stolen.


The End is Nearer: Updates for August 25th – September 7th

You may have noticed that I skipped a week. That’s because I’m a rebel and well I do what I want around here.

That also means double the updates this week!  Here goes…

  1. Apocalypsereview began his analysis of post-Rapture sequel The Morning After II (or, as I have dubbed it, The Morning After the Morning After).
    Read the prelude and Part 1. Continue reading

Great Minds Think Alike

A day after my post on Millennialisms, Fred Clark also wrote about how postmillennialism can be a good thing:

I fought the urge to escape our society and the urge to wait patiently for divine intervention. … And then I prayed for clarity on what I might do to help change the world.

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PS – I breezed pretty quickly over amillennialism before. I should note that most Christians are in fact amillennialists, “a category that actual a-millennialists don’t tend to think of as identifying themselves for the same reason that … most non-Trekkers don’t primarily regard themselves as non-Trekkers,” says Fred (quite logically).

In other words, most people just don’t believe that the Millennium is a thing.   They have other, more important things to think about.

But if you’re going to favor a Millennium, postmil is the way to go.