Sunday, March 11, 2012

Harold Camping: 'I was wrong, it was sinful': An Apology for Doomsday forecast (but says he spread Gods Word to Billions)....and made Billions

There's no such thing as bad publicity - or so Harold Camping would have you believe.

The radio preacher was ridiculed last year after he claimed the world would end on May 21, and then again on October 21.

Now, months after he admitted he was wrong and that the whole affair had been rather 'embarrassing', he has apologised again - but with the claim that his erroneous rapture predictions have worked wonders for Christianity's profile.

'In this time of confusion and turmoil, God’s Word remains the only truth in which we can trust,' begins the statement released through Family Radio, the network founded by Mr Camping.

He then goes on to praise the May 21 campaign's 'astounding' impact on the world, insisting that 'millions, if not billions of people heard for the first time the Bible’s warning that Jesus Christ will return'.

There is no mention of October 21, the date Mr Camping chose for the second of last year's predictions after he claimed he had miscalculated by five months. Read More