Christ & Katrina

Russell Moore’s reflections on the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is a must-read. He writes:

“I always feared seeing my hometown turn into Armageddon, and five years ago, sure enough, that’s just what happened. As a small child, I would sit in the pews of my church and imagine, as our pastor flipped through one apocalyptic scenario after another in his prophecy charts, what our town—Biloxi, Mississippi, on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico—would look like after the seals of the Book of Revelation had been opened, after all hell broke loose on the world as we knew it…

“I outgrew the dispensationalism (while holding onto the gospel underneath it all), but I still lived to see my hometown face an apocalypse. And rather than watching it all helplessly from a cloud in heaven, I had to watch it all, even more helplessly, on CNN.”

Read the rest here.

One Response to Christ & Katrina

  1. Michael Templin June 23, 2010 at 12:53 am #

    @ Dr. Burk: In the words of Dr. Moore, did you outgrow dispensationalism”?

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