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Doomsday didn't happen Saturday, despite 'gay pride movement'

Harold Camping, the leader of the California-based Christian ministry known as Family Radio Worldwide, is now 0 for 2 in his prediction of Judgement Day.

Bloggers had fun with Camping's doomsday prediction ::
Bloggers had fun with Camping's doomsday prediction 
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The 89-year-old radio evangelist had predicted that Saturday, May 21, 2011 would be the beginning of the Biblical prophecy known as the Rapture. He and his followers, many of whom used their own money, spent months proclaiming the message with billboards, bus stop benches, websites and traveling RV caravans. 

Based on a mathematical system he devised to interpret clues and prophecies in the Bible, Camping was sure the date was May 21, 2011.

This was not Campings's first end-of-the-world prediction. He previously said that Judgment Day would occur in 1994, but now says he did not have enough data to make an accurate prediction.

Citing the rise of the "gay pride movement" and a number of other signs including severe earthquakes and the killing of Osama bin Laden, the cult leader said there is "no possibility that it will not happen."

"No sign is as dramatic and clear as the phenomenal worldwide success of the Gay Pride movement. In the Bible God describes His involvement with this dramatic movement … We will learn that the Gay Pride movement would successfully develop as a sign to the world that Judgement Day was about to occur," Camping writes on his website.

According to a recent Pew survey, 79% of Christians in the United States believe Christ will return one day. 

Camping has yet to made a public statement since his prediction for mayhem was again incorrect. 

May 21, 2011 came and went without reports of the Rapture, but it certainly received plenty of media attention. Gizmodo reports there were 3940 Google News articles on the Rapture alone on Friday. 
Darn it, we triiiiiied. ;)
Posted by Brandon Strawn on Sun, 5/22/2011 9:34 AM
I went. Got bored. No one I want to be freinds with was there. Came home.
Posted by Dali Do'Mystique on Sun, 5/22/2011 9:47 AM
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Posted by Gimpl999 on Sun, 5/22/2011 10:06 AM
I knew I couldn't get out of debt that easily :P
Posted by Jonathon865 on Sun, 5/22/2011 10:13 AM
Mr. Camping has been careful to make sure his followers know what the Bible says about homosexuality(and his interpretation). He might want to have a Bible study looking into what it says about false prophets.
Posted by Daniel Christie on Sun, 5/22/2011 10:27 AM
Gee, *thanks* guys, I have about a dozen forms I need to fill in next week and now I guess I still do. Couldn't you have tried a *little* harder?

(By my calculations, all it would have taken to kick-start the Rapture was for each of us to make a small papier-mâché shrine to Lady Gaga by Friday latest. Co-ordination is key, people!)
Posted by Jordan375 on Sun, 5/22/2011 10:29 AM
Watchtower Jehovah’s Witnesses have lost credibility with their own *Millerite Math* doctrine of Jesus ‘invisible’ second coming October 1914.
Watchtower society false prophets declare Armageddon end of world in 1874, 1878, 1881, 1910, 1914, 1918, 1925, 1975, and 1984....---Danny Haszard been there!
Posted by Danny269 on Sun, 5/22/2011 10:33 AM
Ddoomsday is everyday until these anything but christians have gone to their reward - feeding the maggots, who at least don't hate anyone, and can't be blamed for being what they are and do
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