(RNS) — Netflix’s 'Messiah' is intriguing, but in the end, good television makes for bad theology.
(RNS) — Many Christians will dearly miss Jack Van Impe’s preaching on the apocalypse, but they can be comforted that his death will certainly not mean an end to his message of hope, and warning.
(RNS) — Jack Van Impe, a televangelist who for decades warned viewers about the end of the world, died at 88.
(RNS) — Only 12% of U.S. Protestant pastors say that they strongly or somewhat agreed with the idea that Christians can speed up the return of Christ by supporting geopolitical changes mentioned in the Bible.
(RNS) — They don’t want death and destruction. They want peace and an end to suffering — and believe Jesus will bring that about.
(RNS) — Some evangelical Christian leaders have greeted it as the beginning of a final battle between good and evil, writes Matthew Gabriele. (COMMENTARY)
(The Conversation) — For many of President Trump’s evangelical supporters this is a key step in the progression of events leading to the second coming of Jesus.
(RNS) Short answer — no. But it can be perilous to ignore the predictions.
It was about American politics.
(RNS) Does it not say in the Book of Daniel, Chapter 2, that a sign of Armageddon will be one whose “head was of fine gold, his breast and his arms of silver”?
(RNS) Ever heard of "Bible roulette"? It's featured on this week's episode of "Dig" -- and here's what that could mean.
(RNS) "The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of the Lord," Joel 2:31 says.
(RNS) "While I am not suggesting that President Obama is the Antichrist, the fact that he was able to propose such a sweeping change in God's law ... illustrates how a future world leader will be able to oppose God's laws without any repercussions.”
Every age needs an Antichrist. For Protestant reformers, it was the papacy. For Cold War Christians, it was the Soviets. Now, a growing group of evangelicals say the Antichrist will be Muslim.
(RNS) A new poll shows more than a third of Americans believe the severity of recent natural disasters is evidence that we are in the “end times” described in the Bible – a period of turmoil preceding the return of Christ and the end of the world. By Lauren Markoe.