This article looks at the ushering of the great apostasy before the second coming of Christ. As many will fall away from Christ and the church, this article points to how the church should respond in such a time before the parousia.
Among the signs of the times leading up to the return of Christ is the is the sign of apostasy and unfaithfulness among the people of God. This article goes into some detail on the scriptural concept of apostasy, considering also whether there will be a period of "great apostasy" before the end. The author then considers the implcations of the sign of apostasy for the church's calling today.