Ben Cathey, pastor of the Orchard Church in Loganville gives his prediction on whether or not the world will end on the Dec. 21, 2012 Doomsday prediction.
So will the world end right before Christmas? The Mayan’s said so! This one is for real y’all! The world is going to end today. This one was not predicted by some crazy preacher or wannabe prophet seeking attention, fame, or wealth. No, this one was predicted by something a lot less crazy than that. The Mayan calendar is ending today. It’s serious. NBC news reports that over 33 schools in Michigan’s Lapeer Community have closed two days early for Christmas break because of doomsday fears, the fresh memory of the tragedy in Newtown, CT, and rampant local twitter posts like “Friday would be a great day to go out with a bang!” How sad, how crazy! I have to admit that sometimes it does feel like the world is coming to an end. We …
The Mayans may or may not have predicted the apocalypse will occur on Dec. 21 -- just less than two weeks from now. Do you buy it?
Monday, December 10, 2012
Do you expect the world to end on Dec. 21, 2012? As the day draws near, NASA is getting in on the action. The agency created a page on its website devoted to debunking the Mayan apocalypse idea—not least because the Mayans never predicted any such thing. The date is simply the end of one time period that simply starts over. “Our planet has been getting along just fine for more than 4 billion years, and credible scientists worldwide know of no threat associated with 2012,” NASA wrote. But maybe they're just fun-haters: there are a number of parties planned for Dec. 20 or 21 this year, just in case the Earth explodes, or zombies run amok. With the "long count" calendar of the Ancient Mayans coming to an end that day, some people are a little…