Friday, January 8, 2010

Evidence in Scripture Suggesting A Possible "Conditional" Rapture

Show # 191


Nashville, TN – Reverend J.W. (Chip) White, Jr. (, pastor and author of the new book “The Partial Rapture ‘Theory’ Explained – Escaping the Coming Storm” (, discusses the Biblical teaching he claims justifies the expectation of a future “partial rapture” of those Christians who earnestly look for Him, with host “Doctor Future” and co-host Tom Bionic, airing daily during the week of 11 January on the “Future Quake” program, broadcast on the Christian talk radio station WENO, 760 AM in Nashville, TN (and archived at Reverend White is the pastor of Courtland Baptist Church in Texas, and hosts a weekly Sunday show on KPYN, 900 AM/95.5 FM ( For over thirty years, he has been studying Scripture, in his own, independent effort, to determine what it explicitly teaches concerning the Rapture of the Church. From this effort, Reverend White has become convinced that it clearly teaches a pre-tribulational Rapture event of only those within the Body of Christ who diligently watch for His appearing. He recently documented his findings from his studies in the aforementioned book, and hosts the “Partial Rapture” discussion board as well, to provide a forum to discuss, debate and explore together its plausibility as evidenced from Scriptural teachings. Reverent White’s book is replete with copious citations of Scripture and various passages, in which he literally interprets and regards the warning by Christ and others of repercussions if Christians are not found “watching” and “waiting”. In spite of his diligence and reliance on Scripture, he has encountered considerable criticism from other Christian teachers and laity who are concerned about its challenges to long-established doctrinal positions. In this compelling interview, while laying out his position via Scripture, he is careful to distinguish our secure position as Christians of eternal life and salvation (espousing an “eternal security” position), and what he believes to be a conditional promise of rescue from the great Tribulation, for those who truly seek to obey Christ’s commands, and be found about the “Master’s business” at His return. Amongst the passages he cites, he focuses on the destiny of those members that comprise the Seven Churches of Revelation, and carefully analyzes the words in their individual teaching by Christ in that book, to undergird his position of selective rapture, and the purpose of those “left behind”. Passages that may challenge his assertions are explored in the discussion, resulting in a show that will leave listeners searching the Word in a fresh way, and challenging presumed “mainstream” doctrinal positions.

“Future Quake”, hosted by “Doctor Future” and co-host "Tom Bionic", is a daily Christian interview and news review radio program, focusing on issues and events that will soon impact our collective futures. It features interviews with international experts on the topics covered (such as recent guests Alvin Toffler, Judge Andrew Napolitano, Alex Jones, Joseph Farah, Chuck Baldwin and Dr. Jerome Corsi), with constructive, intellectual discussions intended to better inform the public and provide useful information to prepare for the days ahead. It airs each weekday at 4 PM on WENO, 760 AM in Nashville, TN, the most popular Christian talk station in Middle Tennessee, and extending into much of the Mid-South. For those that miss the live broadcast, prior shows are archived in .mp3 format for listening on demand at, or available as a podcast (under “future quake”) at I-Tunes (

CONTACT: “Dr. Future”, Host, “Future Quake” Radio Show (

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'm not 100% on board with everything Bro. Chip believes, but his study is quite impressive. One thing didn't ring true - the OT saints who were raised and walked at Jesus' resurrection. Chip says these saints lived to die a second time. This flies in the face of Peters admonishment that we live once, die, and are judged. The Bible is silent on what happened to these saints, but it is much more likely they were transfigured and walked with God as Enoch did.