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Get That Horn Ready for the Feast of Trumpets!

links5.bmpHere is the next end-times gimmick.   Since the Feast of Tabernacles falls on September 29th his year,  El Shaddai ministries is organizing a world-wide movement to have Christians shout and sound trumpets on that day to "stir the Lord's heart."  So, to all you shouters and trumpet-players out there, here is your big chance to stir the Lord's heart so that he'll send Jesus back!   Click here: Trumpet blasts to Jesus: 'We're awake' on Earth

Now this story will send the end-time prognosticators into a full-blown case of "rapture fever."  In the old city of Jerusalem, priestly garments are now for sale.   (Yeah, and you can buy them right next to the store which sells "red heifers").   This must mean that the Jews are getting a priesthood ready for the temple sacrifices to return during the millennium.  Of course, it might also mean some enterprising businessman likes making a buck or two off end-times prognosticators.  Click here: Newsvine - On sale now in Jerusalem: Priestly garments

Lets see . . .  If I count those who subscribe to my RSS feed from by blog as members of my church, I might just be a mega-church pastor!  If a Baptist church in Florida can have "internet" members, why can't I?   The sad thing is, if your church service is not centered around the preached word and the administration of the sacraments, why not?  Click here: Florida church boasts 'Internet members' (

Here is a church in Houston that is "claiming the city for Christ" by erecting giant crosses around town.  The pastor must not have been paying attention during the lecture in seminary when the professor told him he is supposed to "preach the cross," not "put up crosses."   What well-intended Christians see as a witness to pagans, non-Christians will see as an eye-sore.   I'm sure this is not what Paul had in mind when he spoke of publicly placarding Christ (Galatians 3:1).  Click here: Houston Community Newspapers Online - Church hopes to grace Houston freeways with giant crosses

Reader Comments (8)

I use to live in Memphis. THe church I attended sold their property, and built a new facility toward the east part of town. The old building was sold to a charasmatic (I think) congregation. The property is at the corner of a major intersection, and on a recent visit, there was this think on the busiest corner:

My wife and I were speachless.
July 8, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPaul C. Quillman
Southern Illinois has the Effingham cross .
July 8, 2008 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
That is weird. Pastor Kim we need a symbol of. wait what am I saying, people come to church (or at least they are suppose to) so they can hear the Word of God preached not for sight seeing like Robert Schuler’s Crystal Cathedral.
July 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterTiminator
What's so special about Sept. 29th? And are we going to have to march round the Earth once a day for six days and seven times on the seventh?
July 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPhilip Walker

This is a picture of a cross on I-35 in Edmond, Oklahoma. The good people of the church fought like dogs to get the city to let them put it up. (Of course, they were crusading for Christ.) The church was "taken over" in a corporate merger with another, more dynamic church and is now under "new management", but it is still the same old megachurch with the liturgical used of motorcycles: I understand they occasionaly ride them down the aisles of the sactuary during the service.

Priestly Vestments: I imagine there are pastors who buy this stuff who wouldn't be caught dead in their pulpits in a Genevan gown or Lutheran vestments. This is really another version of Jesus Junk for dispensationalists.

July 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDB
Maybe the horn players should bone up on how to play taps... This gives me an incentive to dig out the trumpet again and get the chops in order. WooHoo!
July 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJohn Cerny
Ok, so I was "moved by the spirit" to join your church (i.e. I just added your RSS to my reader). How's it feel to have an ex-SBC type (neo-Calvinist [my own self-description], non-Dispensationalist, Historic Premillennialist [usually or closest description on any given day, though I'm taken with many of your eschatological writings] CCM loving, though wistful for liturgial worship guy [i.e. I don't fit in anywhwere] as a regular reader?
July 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterTLA

You moved me to join, too. I have not found any church in which I fit either my whole Christian life. (Before regeneration they were all "OK" because I did not attend often!) Internet is as good, right? (I really do attend and serve in a local fellowship, but "I don't fit.)


I want to borrow your phrase "Jesus Junk for dispensationalists."


Both my sons play trumpet. Can they join you on 9/29?
July 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJoe

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