My pastor just got back from Israel and has personally seen and spoken to the Jewish people there; he has told us that the plans for building the temple are in place. They even have some of the items on display! The also have the red heifer that was spoken of in the Bible, Numbers chapter 19, and it is without spot or blemish is ready for the first sacrifice.
The temple is where the anti-christ will stand and proclaim himself to be God. I believe that the Muslims and the Jewish people will make a pact to allow the temple to be built on the temple mount, perhaps splitting the temple mount into half for each of them.
Christ return is eminent, it's all just a matter of time and I believe the time is growing closer every day!