Did you know that after Dr Rodney Howard-Browne and his staff explained the precautions they were taking, Sheriff Chad Chronister promised not to arrest him for holding a service? The pastor is fighting the unexpected charges with the help of Liberty Counsel.
Just catch the news — radio, television, newspaper or Internet. You get a consistently gloomy outlook. Switch to Christian media and it is just as bad, maybe worse. The church’s perspective hasn’t always been so pessimistic. In the late 1800s into the early 20th century there was a popular teaching that the world would get better and better until Jesus returns. All that effectively ended with World War I. Or did it?