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Pet Care After the Rapture

Suppose you go in the Rapture . . . What happens to Fido after you are gone?  Cats can take care of themselves.  But what about dogs?  Well, here's a group of avowed UK atheists who know they won't go in the Rapture.  So, for a small fee, they'll feed your pets after you are gone.  Click here: Post Rapture Pet Care :: Care for your pets after your gone

You know you are a heretic when the Episcopal Church vetoes your nomination to bishop.  This guy's offense was re-writing the liturgy to include Buddhist, New Age, and Unitarian elements.  Apparently, Spong and rest made it in by not admitting the extent of their heresy until after being elected bishop.  Click here: Too Unorthodox Even for the Episcopal Church? | Christianity Today | A Magazine of Evangelical Conviction

Bishop T. D. Jakes recently had a serious problem with gas.  No, not that kind of gas!  That would be TMI.  I mean the kind of gas which can blow up your house. Click here: Natural Gas Explosion at Megachurch Pastor's Home - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News - FOXNews

Ever wonder where sideburns and soul patches came from?  How about the nine coolest beards proudly worn by Civil War generals--a great source of grooming inspiration for theonomists as well.  Click here: Top 9 Civil War Generals Who Rocked Their Beards : I Think Real Men Grow Beards Personal Stories & Experiences. Re

Reader Comments (24)

Dr. R must be in a huge hurry today. That thar's an inordinate number of typos.
June 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRev. Z. Bartels
The thing about the Episcopal church is pretty amazing. My brother is an Episcopal priest and I'll bet he'd ordain his dog if he thought he could.
June 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRandy Gill
The ladies really find pig grease in a gentleman's beard quite attractive and alluring.
June 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterhb
Regarding the "gas ' pastor,good to see a church on fire for the Lord.Perhaps it was a cleansing out of prosperity Gospel talk. Wondered if he thought it was the Rapture and not a rupture and is now very disappointed with Hal Lindsey.Hope Fido was okay
aS for the beards well it seems that the Johnny Reb generals had the best. The Confederates always had a following here in Australia,particulary in Melbourne,where the CSS SHENADOAH took on volunteers to fight the Yankees,although by the time they were in the Atlantic it was all over.
June 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterwayne pelling
Randy - Given that I prefer our dogs to a lot of church folks I've encountered <grin> what would be wrong about ordaining a dog...?
Now a cat, that's another matter altogether...
June 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterpb
Is that Pet Care Service really for real???????!!!!!!
June 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterEm
I dont know why you otherwise intelligent people keep picking on christians who believe in rapture...
June 13, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterrobert kellly
Hey, if Atheists can start a post-rapture business like that, why can't Amillennialists?
June 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRandy Gill
i feel this website is basically very sophmoric regarding christians who believe in rapture.. Hal Lindseys great book On The Road to Holocaust deals with your ignorance of scriptures particularly to the irrevocable promises given to Israel. God still has a plan for Israel. How can you miss this ?
June 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterrobert kellly
June 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterrobert kellly
Have you read Dr; Riddlebarger's books "The Case for Amillenialism" and "The Man of Sin"? If not, then I would suggest you do so before suggesting that amillenialists are the ones ignorant of the Scriptures. Read the books and then do what the Bereans did and check if what Dr. Riddlebarger says is not so. There simply is no other rational way to read the Scriptures. The notion of a pre trib or mid trib rapture is just silly.
June 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterreg
There you go again...i have to read a whole book can you give me one reason out that so great a book ? Compel me. I dont need the yeast...just give me one example please. BTW ...AW Pink supposedly recanted on his death bed right? You all believe that right? Do you have any evidence of this ? To me its a lie that people often say when someone they respect dies.
June 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterrobert kellly
Hal Lindsay and great book in the same sentence?
June 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRandy Gill
Robert, i was brought up in a dispensationalist household,where amillenialism was held to be the views of modernists. It was only after reading Tim la Haye's study on Revelations that i began to have doubts as to the veracity of dispenationalism .I vacillate between historic premillenialism and amillenialism,with perhaps post-tribulational rapture thrown in,but I do not believe that we should call each other names nor start a new church -as my dispensationalist pastor use to say-over different doctrines.
However I will say this,that it can be laid at the door of Dispensationalism that politicians who follow it ,and it seems just American ones,(Australia's worry about moral issues,),have, I believe tried to pre-empt what they think are the events that will bring about the Rapture ,such as support for the Temple Mount faithful. They forget the Words of Jesus-no man knows the time nor the hour except MY Father in heaven. I also think that Hal Lindsey has shown distinct lack of Christian grace in his comments about amillenialism being a tool of the Devil and he needs to ask himself as to whether his comments in this area are not a reflection of the Devil taking advantage of him
June 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterwayne pelling
Robert-dear friend, please (if you care to) begin with Holy Scripture:

1 Thess. 4:16 -18 "For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. "

The so-called "rapture" is LOUD, PUBLICLY VISIBLE - a cosmic/whole earthly catastrophic event! No body is going to miss it. Period.

American Dispensationalism also forgets Jesus' Disciples were dispensationalists in need of correction by our Lord in Acts 1:6-7:

" So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority. "

But the most ungodly error of Dispensationalism is when it confuses Jesus with the Antichrist. Daniel 9:27 refers to the Messiah confirming and ratifying God's covenant with Abraham (Jesus' earthly ministry/crucifixtion.)

Do you think it's OK to mistake the work of Christ for the Antichrist?


June 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRobin

Is your beef eschatelogical or attitudinal, or both? As a convinced amil, I'll grant that it seems odd to blame dispies for being dispies. It's kind of like blaming evangelicals for behaving like evangelicals (and giving passes to Reformed who behave like evangelicals).

But I think what is going on here is just the good natured exorcising of some ex-dispie demons. Have mercy, some of us just need more time than others to get over the fact that we got duped by some glorified ghost stories. And for those raised with it, being "an evangelical in recovery" may just take a lifetime.
June 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterZrim
I I was raised in a Dispensational home, with a Bob Jones graduate dad, attended Bible churches, and now attend a Southern Baptist church. I had all the maps; I got one for my birthday no less.
My mind did not change in response to Dr. Riddlebarger or any other preacher. While reading in our (hospital) chapel one day I noticed that “elect” is used 3x in Mark 13. All of these occurrences seem to be during the great tribulation. “That’s interesting” I thought to myself, “the elect will be in the tribulation.” It clicked in my mind and the boulder of Dispensationalism rolled off my shoulder as I ran up to the wicker gate of Amillenialism.
The next step was while I was reading George Eldon Ladd’s commentary on Revelation. He took me to the brink of Amillenianism. I have successfully completed the Dispensationalist 12 step program under the tutelage of the good Dr. It took about 4 years to be de-programmed. I hope, one day, by the Grace of God, to extract my Southern Baptist family from the chains of Dispensationalism.

BTW- I am assuming that Pig grease is not kosher?
June 15, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRon Suarez

ok my follow ups go like this...

If the rapture is so silly ,Reg, as you say, what would you have called building of an ark ?

Ras, The word elect may have larger meaning field.

Robin, Jesus comes for us first later the angels come and so some separating...So their is important distinction that you are overlooking.

How can Jesus come as a thief in the night at a time when you are not expecting while also coming visibly ? As world concludes itself and armies surround Jerusalem and Israel, one could expect Jesus to return at that very moment... so he could not be a thief in night.

I still dont see amills getting around how God says his promises to Israel are Irrevocable...which is spoken of in old testament and Reiterated in new testament by none other than Apostle Paul Romans 11 6...

June 15, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterrobert kellly
Dear Robin,

Herre is Daniel 9
As you can see the Anointed one will be cut off (This is Messiah and refers obviously to Jesus), then a ruler will come from the people who destroyed the temple, THIS PERSON IS REFERRED TO AS HE BELOW. The people of the ruler who will come will destroy the city Translation: The people are the romans and the city is Jerusalem. The ruler has to be the antichrist because he causes an abomination that causes desolation echoed here and in new testament where Jesus says Matthew 24:15 (KJV): “So when you see standing in the holy place 'the abomination that causes desolation..."

25 "Know and understand this: From the issuing of the decree [f] to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until the Anointed One, [g] the ruler, comes, there will be seven 'sevens,' and sixty-two 'sevens.' It will be rebuilt with streets and a trench, but in times of trouble. 26 After the sixty-two 'sevens,' the Anointed One will be cut off and will have nothing. [h] The people of the ruler who will come will destroy the city and the sanctuary. The end will come like a flood: War will continue until the end, and desolations have been decreed. 27 HE will confirm a covenant with many for one 'seven.' [i] In the middle of the 'seven' [j] HE will put an end to sacrifice and offering. And on a wing of the temple, HE will set up an ABOMINATION THAT CAUSES DESOLATION, until the end that is decreed is poured out on him. [k] " [l]
Happy to discuss this further..Rob
June 15, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterrobert kellly
??? Have I accidentally stumbled into the wrong blog site??
June 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGeorge

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