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  • End times, rapture & Antichrist focus of new study

    April 27 2016 by Bob Smietana, LifeWay Research | with 0 comments
    End times, rapture & Antichrist focus of new study

    Most Protestant pastors believe Jesus will return in the future. But few agree about the details of the apocalypse, a new study shows. A third of America’s Protestant pastors expect Christians to be raptured – or taken up in the sky to meet Jesus – as the end times begin.

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  • Panel says Christian view of end times should influence daily life

    April 22 2015 by S. Craig Sanders, SBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Panel says Christian view of end times should influence daily life

    A biblical view of eschatology shapes faithful ministry in the present, said panelists during an April 14 event hosted by The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary at The Gospel Coalition National Conference, held April 13-15 in Orlando.

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  • ‘Left Behind’ stirs end-times discussion

    October 8 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Left Behind’ stirs end-times discussion

    Despite negative reviews by some secular and Christian film critics, the end-times thriller “Left Behind” starring Nicolas Cage grossed nearly $7 million at the box office during its opening weekend and helped place renewed focus on the doctrine of Christ’s second coming.

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  • ‘Blood moon’ lunar eclipses not a sign, Baptist professors say

    April 16 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 2 comments
    ‘Blood moon’ lunar eclipses not a sign, Baptist professors say

    Televangelist John Hagee’s prediction that a series of “blood moon” lunar eclipses signals a “world shaking event” is a misinterpretation of the Bible, two Southern Baptist professors said. A complete lunar eclipse is called a “blood moon” because the earth blocks direct sunlight from striking the moon…

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  • U.S. Syrian attack sign of end times?

    September 16 2013 by Bob Smietana, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    U.S. Syrian attack sign of end times?

    Nearly one in three Americans see the threat of airstrikes against Syria as part of the Bible’s plan for the end times, according to a LifeWay Research poll.

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