Mike Scheduled for Coast to Coast AM: Discussing Prophecy (Really)

| December 14, 2012

The anomalous nature of me being on Coast to Coast AM discussing this topic will make sense once you hear the date. I’ve blogged here in the past (at length) about how an obsession with prophecy is a waste of time — and I stand by that. So who better to discuss apocalypticism and popular […]

Seventy Weeks of Daniel (aka, The Pit of Despair)

| August 30, 2011

Remember the albino from The Princess Bride? The guy who was in charge of the pit of despair? That’s who I feel like when asked to talk about the seventy weeks of Daniel. It is a quagmire of ambiguity and obtuseness. And yet so many people hang so much on one particular interpretation of it. […]

Thoughts on Prophecy: Embracing the Messiness

| August 14, 2011

Some of you know via other interactions that I’m currently teaching a four-week class at my church on interpreting prophecy. (Yes, I got talked into it). This past Thursday was the first session. My goal throughout the four weeks will be to convince people that interpretations of prophecy are anything but self-evident. As readers of […]

An Eschatological Spasm: McFall’s Chronology of the Prophetic Weeks of Daniel

| March 4, 2011

Well, it took the women in ministry issue to drive me back to eschatology :-). Just kidding.† I was reading through the blog comments tonight and was prompted to see if I could find an alternate source for Leslie McFall’s fascinating article on the chronology of the prophetic weeks of Daniel. It was just published […]

More Eschatology: An Article on Reading Revelation as Recapitulation or Linear Sequence

| August 31, 2010

Okay, don’t roll your eyes.† I really will get back to Genesis. Saw this today. Right in line with our recent discussion, so I thought I should post on it. Technorati Tags: eschatology, recapitulation, Revelation