MINDSHIFT: because the mind is a beautiful thing to shift — to the truth!
There has been quite a debate regarding the timing of the return of Christ, and the global events leading up to His return. Here is a simple-to-understand overview of the rapture as presented in the scriptures. You will find that the news we see today have an ominous foreboding of events yet to come, but a wonderful expectation of the establishment of the Kingdom of God.
For a more detailed explanation of the Rapture, go here.