Todd Hampson – Rapture Ready
As a prophecy student and end-time watchman myself, I’ve had to wrestle with the tension between the worsening conditions of the world and the blessed hope event horizon we call the rapture. Here are a few conclusions I’ve come to in terms of how to navigate through these turbulent waters with our hope and joy still intact.
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The major entertainment companies in the United States all produce a relentless deluge of filth and garbage, but Netflix is the worst of them all. For years they have been creating vomit-inducing movies and shows that openly mock faith, family and traditional American values, but their subscriber base just kept growing and so they just kept doing it.
However, CT Editor Galli has no moral authority to make this judgment on political preferences. Just a few years before this missive, Galli authored a lionizing biography of Karl Barth (pictured, inset) — a neo-orthodox theologian (e.g., believed that Christ did rise from the dead but the eyewitnesses did not record it accurately) and avowed socialist who excused Josef Stalin’s “totalitarian atrocities” due to the “positive intention” of the Marxist world view. He wrote:
President Donald Trump and Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, have slammed evangelical magazine Christianity Today after Mark Galli, the publication’s editor-in-chief, called for the president’s removal from office.
“A far left magazine, or very ‘progressive,’ as some would call it, which has been doing poorly and hasn’t been involved with the Billy Graham family for many years……
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3) The Continued Popularity of Home Smart Devices
Another 2019 trend involved the continued popularity of home smart devices. In millions of homes throughout the world, Amazon, Google, and Apple are watching and listening. Popular devices such as Amazon’s Alexa products, Google Home devices, Facebook’s Portal, and Ring doorbells have placed cameras and listening devices in people’s homes.