This Saturday is Judgment Day?

Robby BradfordChristianity, end times, eschatology, evangelicalism, Jesus Christ, judgment day, rapture12 Comments

In anticipation of a message I’m delivering this Sunday on the end of the world and in response to so much of what I see and hear in some Christian circles, I thought it was significant to repost one of my most read blogs… It’s happening again!  A Christian leader has come to imagine himself as having read and understood … Read More

21 Myths: Jesus’ Resurrection is all the Resurrection There Is

Robby Bradford21 myths, Christianity, death, doctrine, early Christianity, eschatology, heaven, Jesus Christ, Judaism, judgment day, life after death, New Testament, resurrection, theologyLeave a Comment

A lot of Christians in the 21st century, it seems, have lost touch with the ancient, New Testament idea of the resurrection.  Many Christians are mystified by the teaching of the New Testament about resurrection, assuming that arriving in spirit in heaven is the end of blessed existence.However, ancient Judaism (Jesus and the apostles and much of the earliest church … Read More

Does Suicide Send You to Hell?

Robby Bradford31 questions, Christianity, ethics, final states, heaven and hell, judgment day, life after death, moralityLeave a Comment

Here is #11 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here! Q #11:  How would you, as a pastor, advise someone about the final state of a person who expressed faith in Christ but committed suicide?A:  This is a difficult question to answer, but it … Read More

The Day After Doomsday

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So, it’s come and gone.  No rapture, no global earthquake.  What lessons could Christians take from this unfortunate PR disaster?  It’s true this was a small following that made bold pronouncements that the world would end on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 6PM, but Family Radio had 2000 billboards, dozens of radio stations, and were broadcasting into 30 languages. For … Read More