Harold Camping, the Bay Area preacher who used his evangelical radio ministry and thousands of billboards to broadcast the end of the world and then gave up public prophecy when his date-specific doomsdays did not come to pass, has died at age 92.
Judgement day may finally be at hand for a California evangelical radio network used by a preacher to predict—incorrectly—the apocalypse.
In a missive posted on his independent ministry’s site on Thursday, 90-year-old Harold Camping said he has no evidence the end of the world will come anytime soon.
An Oakland evangelist who famously—and incorrectly—predicted the end of the world on May 21 has said the “final end of everything” will probably happen Friday.
The East Bay radio preacher who predicted the world’s end on May 21 has been moved to a nursing home, where he is recovering from a stroke he suffered last month.
The weekday Christian radio show hosted by failed apocalypse predictor Harold Camping, who suffered a stroke earlier this month, is being taken off the air.
Harold Camping, 89, was hospitalized after suffering the stroke Thursday night at his Alameda home.
Investigators have said a Florida man who drowned in a Antioch reservoir insisted that God was on the other side and tried twice to get across even though he could not swim.
The Bay Area religious radio host who had predicted the world would end on May 21, 2011 said Monday that he was “flabbergasted” when the apocalypse didn’t arrive.
The appointed hour of the Rapture predicted by Harold Camping has come and gone at various spots around the globe and no extraordinary cataclysm has occurred.