05/20/2011 06:11 pm ET | Updated Jul 20, 2011

Parents Stopped Saving For College Because They Think World Will End On Saturday

The three teenagers have been struggling to make sense of their shifting world, which started changing nearly two years ago when their mother, Abby Haddad Carson, left her job as a nurse to “sound the trumpet” on mission trips with her husband, Robert, handing out tracts. They stopped working on their house and saving for college.