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Rapture predictor Harold Camping suffers stroke!
CBS News ^ | 06/13/2011 | David S. Morgan

Posted on 06/13/2011 7:49:46 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Harold Camping, the Family Radio minister who inaccurately predicted that the world would experience Judgment Day last May 21, has suffered a stroke.

Camping, the 89-year-old head of the Oakland-based evangelical media company, suffered a stroke on Thursday night after a radio broadcast and was taken to a local hospital, according to a message posted on a Family Radio-oriented Yahoo group by Charlie Menut, station manager of Family Radio affiliate WFME.

Harold Camping doomsday prediction record: 0-2 Harold Camping "flabbergasted" by non-Rapture Apocalypse ... uhm, when?

A neighbor of Camping told the Oakland Tribune that the Alameda minister was taken by ambulance from his house Thursday night.

The unnamed neighbor said she had spoken with Camping's wife Shirley on Friday and was told the radio evangelist is doing "OK," although his speech is "a little bit slurred."

Family Radio is expected to give an update on Camping's condition on Monday.

The fundamentalist minister had led his Christian followers to believe Saturday, May 21, 2011, marked the Rapture and the countdown to Judgment Day.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: haroldcamping; rapture; stroke

Harold Camping speaks during a taping of his show "Open Forum" in Oakland, Calif., May 23, 2011 - two days after the 89-year-old had said the Earth would end
1 posted on 06/13/2011 7:49:52 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m still waiting for 21 October 2011 to arrive!


2 posted on 06/13/2011 7:52:27 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: SeekAndFind

God will not be mocked.


3 posted on 06/13/2011 7:53:20 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Looking at that photo and I can’t help thinking about a wingnut.


4 posted on 06/13/2011 7:54:59 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: SeekAndFind

May 21 may have been some kind of “inflection point” in his own life, not in that of the entire world.


5 posted on 06/13/2011 7:56:15 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: SeekAndFind
Wow, if God is striking down everybody who's got their eschatology wrong, I better study!!

6 posted on 06/13/2011 7:56:24 AM PDT by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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To: Genoa

The man is 89 years old. I don’t wish him ill at all, but I believe he stressed himself out doing this global warning.

He should have retired 10 years ago.


7 posted on 06/13/2011 7:59:44 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: Genoa

Maybe it’s G-d’s way of telling him to just shut up.


8 posted on 06/13/2011 8:00:16 AM PDT by SkyDancer (It's not the police that protect our rights, it's our military)
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To: Genoa

Just don’t mix up you eschatology with scatology, and you’ll be okay...............


9 posted on 06/13/2011 8:00:52 AM PDT by Red Badger (Nothing is a 'right' if someone has to give it to you................)
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To: SeekAndFind
This guy must be in real bad shape.

There were articles posted here since before the week-end that said he had a stroke, then the next day another article was posted, then the next day another was posted, then the next day still another article and now, after the week-end, we read he had another stroke.

A stroke a day for about 5 days will eventually take it's toll.

Or, posters could do searches before posting the same article over and over and over and over and over...

10 posted on 06/13/2011 8:05:42 AM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: SeekAndFind
The "illusion of central position" explains why people like him believe that the world cannot and will not survive him.

I mean, how can the world possibly exist without this guy 'splainin' everything to all us "sheep"?

11 posted on 06/13/2011 8:12:29 AM PDT by Huebolt (It's not over until there is not ONE DEMOCRAT HOLDING OFFICE ANYWHERE. Not even a dog catcher!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Prayer bump


12 posted on 06/13/2011 8:14:02 AM PDT by Tribune7 (We're flat broke, but he thinks these solar shingles and really fast trains will magically save us.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Is this a little Deuteronomy 18:20 tap on the shoulder?
13 posted on 06/13/2011 8:20:49 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! Tea Party extremism is a badge of honor.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

He was not mocking God IMHO. However, God’s word does say that man will not know the hour. We must be ready though.


14 posted on 06/13/2011 8:22:48 AM PDT by DonkeyBonker
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To: SeekAndFind

“I don’t wish him ill at all, but I believe he stressed himself out doing this global WARMING.

He should have retired 10 years ago.”

Yeah, I say that about Algore all the time....

Haha!!!

:-)


15 posted on 06/13/2011 8:23:19 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: SeekAndFind

This is pretty interesting. Slightly as obvious as the situations that befell various leaders of Israel who sought to divide Jerusalem.


16 posted on 06/13/2011 8:25:07 AM PDT by applpie
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To: SeekAndFind

God said, “Okay pal. You want a Rapture? How about — to paraphrase the US Army slogan — ‘A Rapture Of One’?”


17 posted on 06/13/2011 8:25:25 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Anthony Weiner is a little cocky.)
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To: DonkeyBonker
If not mocking, the professing to know the hour is at least pretty serious envelope pushing. (See my tagline...)
18 posted on 06/13/2011 8:25:28 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bet he didn’t see that one coming.


19 posted on 06/13/2011 8:43:04 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: Lazamataz

Maybe it was a rupture!


20 posted on 06/13/2011 8:46:58 AM PDT by filospinato
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To: Vendome

Camping is into MACRO predictions, not MICRO ones.

This turn of events should really force him to step down the helm of Family Radio once and for all.

Hopefully, someone more reasonable can take over.

It used to be such a great ministry (one of the few, and perhaps the only radio station in the country that still plays the old hymns of faith ).

I still listen to their music but quickly change the station when Camping comes on.


21 posted on 06/13/2011 8:48:14 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: SeekAndFind

Misguided though he is, prayers for his recovery and return to God’s true way, and that he witness accordingly.


22 posted on 06/13/2011 8:50:04 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: SeekAndFind

From rapture to rupture!


23 posted on 06/13/2011 9:23:17 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: JimRed
Misguided though he is, prayers for his recovery and return to God’s true way, and that he witness accordingly.

Amen. I hope Family Radio survives. They have the best Christian music on the airwaves.

24 posted on 06/13/2011 9:27:15 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: SeekAndFind

I used to listen to him on the radio, he does have an amazing grasp of Gods word. Now we all know one shouldn’t go around picking dates. But his recollection and understanding of the bible was quite astounding as I remember it. I was brought to the true saving faith in Christ because of him (after hearing him on the radio preach that Salvation wasn’t works based but rather an act of Grace). So, I am grateful he was there and wish him healing.


25 posted on 06/13/2011 9:50:46 AM PDT by Scythian
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