While there has been no shortage of jokes surrounding Harold Camping's rapture prediction, at least one group is calling for a serious investigation for fraud. "I’m taking about the aftermath of Harold Camping's shenanigans, people who are now destitute; we're simply asking for accountability."
Harold Camping is tossing the witnessing tracts and no longer focusing on bringing people to Jesus Christ. His main task now, he said, is to nurture those already saved.
Joplin, Mo., officials have updated the death toll from Sunday's tornado to 142. With that, 2011 has become the deadliest year for tornadoes since 1953, when 519 people died.
A recent theologically heavy interview between John Piper and Rick Warren provided some insight into Warren's beliefs about salvation and eternity. Firstly, Warren affirmed that Jesus is the only way to eternity with Christ
Jeff Conaway died Friday morning, a day after being taken off life support. Conaway was 60. He suffered from pneumonia and sepsis
Joplin, Mo., officials reported that 232 people remain missing since Sunday's tornado. Four days after the southwestern Missouri city was pulverized by the deadliest twister in more than six decades, emergency workers and relief groups continue to searchTags Relief
Scotty McCreery, whose faith was prominently displayed in the form of a cross necklace, was crowned winner of season 10 of "American Idol."
Powerful storms moved through three states in the central U.S. Tuesday night and early Wednesday, leaving at least 13 dead. Lives were claimed in Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Joplin, Mo., was also hit Tuesday, just days after the eighth deadliest tornado in U.S. history left the city in rubble.Tags Relief
Actress Patricia Heaton has garnered high interest from the public not just for her new comedy Web series "Versailles" but for her frank talk on her Christian faith. She went on The Adam Carolla Show Monday where she even tried to open the atheist host up to Christianity.Tags Culture
Harold Camping offered this argument for why Judgment Day didn't occur as predicted: "The great earthquake didn't happen on May 21 because no one will be able to survive it for more than a few days or let alone five months to suffer God's wrath."
As the May 21 Judgment Day prediction fizzled, pastors were left with having to address the resulting mockery from the public and the lingering questions with their congregations the day after. "Well, the end of the world didn't come, did it?" Pastor Greg Laurie said
Now that Harold Camping has been proven false again with the coming and going of May 21 and no signs of any judgment or rapture, the world is left to wonder what Christians really do believe about the end times.
What has some pastors grieving is not so much the judgment day prediction by Harold Camping but the message he's spreading as he warns the public about the last days. "He's lost the Gospel. He's lost Christ."
Though young, Steven Furtick didn't let his age stop him from relaying a powerful message and challenge to a group of pastors looking for some encouragement in their ministry.
An Edmond, Okla., church voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to cut ties with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America over the denomination's liberal direction.