Backyard Church
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Backyard Church

The Reality of Rapture Anxiety

The fear of being left behind

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“I truly believe that this generation will see the second coming of Christ….” The preacher man said gravely as he spoke prophetically over a room full of impressionable teenagers.

I was among the crowd.

As a 13-year-old, I had mixed feelings about the idea that Christ might return at any moment. In a way, I was…



Thoughts on applying a 2000 year old religion to 21st Century life

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Dan Foster

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