No one likes to be mocked. I know I don't. I have had my faith in Jesus Christ mocked many times. If you have never been in that position, I guarantee you--it's not a fun place to be. So what would make me think that poking fun at Camping followers thinking the rapture would happen on a certain date would be a good idea? Just caught up in the teasing maybe. Not realizing the potential damage it could do. Forgetting that Jesus Christ is love. Could you imagine your young child coming to you and asking you to discern whether or not a faerie tale is real--and you laughing at him and poking fun at him until he disappears in shame--no longer to seek your guidance for the fear of ridicule? I didn't think so.
The last thing I would want would be to push someone away from real faith in Christ for fear or ridicule or shame!
It's easier to make light of something when we don't personally know anyone with that particular belief system. When we actually know
I have repented of this sin. I was right there along with them in the beginning, and now I grieve my actions. Will you join me in turning from this sin and loving them for Christ?