Seven Strengths of Amillennialism

I would rather be pelted by hard-boiled eggs in an ice storm than argue about eschatology (okay, that might be a stretch). Still, arguing end times is frustrating. Yet, I realize that developing a biblical and theologically informed view of the end times is good, healthy, and fruitful for me personally and the church at…

Coming Out of the End Times Closet

On this blog, I have yet to fully show my hand when it comes to the millennium. I have a link below to a paper I wrote on the millennium. Before you read it (I only expect theology nerds to do so), I want to make a few things clear: Debating eschatology (“end times”) is…

Problems with Premillennialism by Sam Storms

Here’s a look at some problems with Premillennialism by Sam Storms.  Its’ a very convincing argument in favor of Amillennialism (which is where I fall when it comes to eschatology).

Thoughts on Jesus’ Coming, the Rapture, and Vultures

I don’t like arguing or debating eschatology.  I think it is a colossal waste of time.  I take a huge risk in even posting this, but it’s about Jesus and the Bible, so I think I’m okay. In Luke 17, Jesus gives one of his many messages about the kingdom being “already” and “not yet.” …

Rapture Charts, Repentance, Revelation, and Jesus

When you read Revelation, what do you see? A lot of you see a wonderful opportunity to chart out the rapture and tribulation.  A lot of you see ways to make countries and dictators into locusts and horses.  A lot of you see fires and earthquakes and floods and global government. Remember what C.S. Lewis…

Matthew 24 and Jesus’ Return

I’m not a pre-tribulation rapture guy.  In fact, I think the rapture and the second coming are the same thing.  We’ll be raptured (“caught up with”) to Jesus when he returns once and for all.  Whew, I said it.  I’m glad to get that out.  Now, I’ll duck and cover in our eschatologically-charged, dispensational American…