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What 'The Leftovers' Can Teach Us About Hope and the Christian Faith
Originally Posted: 08/20/2014 - 8:39am | Type: Blog

The Leftovers examines the deeper human and spiritual issues of what would happen were two percent of the population to suddenly disappear. It is powerful and beautiful and really hard to watch (especially Epi ...

'Apocalypse Later:' Documentary Explores Harold Camping's End-Times Predictions
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 2:41pm | Type: Blog

For thousands of years, select groups of Christians have thought their generation was Earth’s last. Even the Apostle Paul thought Jesus would return in his lifetime. But Paul didn’t have the audacity to pinpoi ...

Harold Camping May Be Facing Doomsday, But Not the One He Intended
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 4:59pm | Type: Blog

Two years ago, radio evangelist Harold Camping was predicting the end of the world. Now, longtime aides say his false predictions are likely to result in the end of his California-based Family Radio ministry. ...

Man Behind ‘Rapture Pets’ Rescue Admits it’s a Hoax
Originally Posted: 03/22/2012 - 10:29am | Type: Blog

The owner of a business who claimed he would provide atheist rescuers for Christians' pets left behind in the Rapture now says his service was an elaborate hoax and never had any clients. ...

Rapture Pet Rescue Business Wishes Harold Camping Would Keep Predicting
Originally Posted: 03/12/2012 - 11:19pm | Type: Blog

A business that promises to care for the pets of Christians who are swept up in the Rapture saw a jump in business last year ahead of Harold Camping's prediction. It's sorry to see Camping's pre ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Occupy Wall Street Occupy Wall Street While it may be no surprise that Alec Baldwin spent a few hours at Occupy Wall Street, see who made The New Yorker's list of t ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Imagine eating pizza everyday! Imagine eating pizza everyday! Herman Cain, GOP candidate and former CEO of Godfather's pizza , was taped singing of his love for pizz ...