'Faith' is not believing something despite the facts – on the contrary – Biblical faith is a matter of believing the facts.
"It's not that Christianity has been tried and found wanting, it's that it's been tried and found difficult!" – G.K. Chesterton
A recent survey published in Christianity Today has revealed that at least 67% of American Pastors do not hold to Premillennial (“Left Behind”) Eschatology. This is despite the impression you might get from entering a Christian bookstore, or glancing through an Evangelical Seminary’s Prospectus.
For many of these pastors, the field of eschatology is a void for them. While they have come to understand the difficulties in trying to reconcile Scripture with the Dispensational view of Bible Prophecy, they have not necessarily developed a consistent, concordant (incorporates all that Scripture teaches about eschatology), convincingly Biblical eschatology. This is why thousands of pastors from around world have found the eBook, THE MOST EMBARRASSING BOOK IN THE BIBLE so helpful.
Blame doesn’t really solve anything. Yet most of us seem content to blame rather than solve. When David Attenborough was asked by Charles Woolley, during last Sunday’s “60 Minutes” interview, why he didn’t believe there was a God, Mr. Attenborough didn’t give a reason, rather, he raised an objection. (There is a world of difference in proving that something does not exist, and, objecting to its existence!) His objection was to blame God for human suffering. He said, “I always reply by saying that I think of a little child in east Africa with a worm burrowing through his eyeball. The worm cannot live in any other way, except by burrowing through eyeballs.” How could there be a good all-powerful God who would create such a barbaric scenario, reasons Mr Attenborough… [read]