Rapture Ready

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Rapture Ready is an Evangelical Christian site founded by Todd Strandberg in 1987, that promotes the belief that the Rapture will occur in the near future, with true Christians being taken up to Heaven.[1] The site tracks the real-world occurrence of events that Strandberg believes are prophesied in the Bible, and uses these to calculate what Strandberg sees as the approach of the Rapture.[2]


Rapture Ready's Rapture Index, showing the yearly high and low values

The "Rapture Index" keeps track of activities which Strandberg believes could be indicators of a time when the Rapture might occur. The index includes Strandberg's numerical measurement of world events and trends in light of conservative Christian views on Bible prophecy regarding the end times.


  1. ^ Knowles, Steven. Journal of Media and Religion, "Rapture Ready and the World Wide Web: Religious Authority on the Internet", Volume 12, Issue 3, 2013. DOI: 10.1080/15348423.2013.820527
  2. ^ Gibbs, Nancy. Time (magazine), July 1, 2002, "[1]", archive of the original. Accessed August 6, 2014.

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