I believe the Rapture takes place before the WORST part of the Great Tribulation, but not before any of the GT, because I believe we are now in the early years of it. Revelation 7 says:
He said to me, “These are those who came out of great tribulation . . . They shall neither hunger any more, nor shall they thirst any more;” (14, 16).
This tells us that those who go through the entire Great Tribulation will suffer hunger and thirst. We are nearing that time, and it appears that the hunger will begin even before the Rapture. If you have not heard about all the food processing plants around the world, yes, not just in the USA and Canada, but in at least a few other places as well, then you are not at all informed about what is going on in the world.
DOZENS of such plants have burned or otherwise destroyed in the past two years, and it is continuing. This is being done in order to make the people of the world obedient. “DO AS WE SAY OR YOU GET NO FOOD!”
Here are some of the reports that have come through; the lists are of the plants that have been destroyed: