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Is the "Pre-Trib" Rapture on the Decline?

There was a time in my life when I thought belief in premillennialism and a "pre-trib" rapture were signs of allegiance to biblical inerrancy and theological orthodoxy.  Anyone who rejected this view, in my mind, was suspect and probably did not take the Bible very seriously.

As many of you know, my journey to amillennialism was a slow and painful slog.  Apparently, I am not the only one who has grown disenchanted with the "Pre-Trib" rapture view, once held by the vast majority of American evangelicals.

In a recent poll conducted by CT of 1000 Protestant senior pastors, only 36% affirmed the "Pre-Trib" doctrine as true--although nearly half remain premillennial (48%).  The shock is that 31% are now amillennial.  A near majority of pastors asked (49%), affirmed a future Antichrist (as do most amillennarians and premillennarians).

While there's nothing earth-shattering in these numbers, they do reveal significant reduction of the influence of dispensationalism among evangelicals, along with a steady rise in those affirming amillennialism.

You can see the poll here:  CT Poll on End Times Views

Reader Comments (1)

Maybe your Case for Amill. is reaching people you wouldn't expect (?)
April 30, 2016 | Unregistered Commentermatt

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