I certainly agree with that and have written a booklet addressing that very issue; "Christian Sufferings." When we differ it is Preterist doctrines of all prophesy being complete. To quote correct scripture is of no benefit or consequence when added to incorrect prophesy interpretation. You would have all believe that Jesus is presently ruling, and yet the nations rule in usurpation; that will not be but for a very short time during the tribulation.
Larry I don't let myself fall into a box and say I'm a this or a that. I know many do. Jesus rules on the basis of the N.T.Scriptures that says He does, more when I have time.
I personally do not believe in an earthly political kingdom as did the Jews and many today. I believe the Kingdom of God is a moral, ethical, Kingdom and we govern by the Word of God and our prayers. Paul in describing the Kingdom in Romans 14 said something very interesting. It would seem that some believers, just as we do today,judge other Christians based on their belief systems; what they eat or drink, what day they worship on etc., etc. Some say this, some say that, if you don't believe my way your not of faith (or something like that kind of my simplistic paraphrase). But later in verse 17 Paul said something few have caught: "For the Kingdom is not in eating and drinking (outward external things) but righteousness peace joy IN the Holy Spirit." Righteousness, peace, and joy are not the Kingdom but they do describe the life of one who dwells within the Kingdom, one who is indwelt by the Holy Spirit of Promise. Or simply put the Kingdom is in the Spirit.
Concerning the conditions surrounding the reign of Christ Ps. 110;1-3 which is some of the most quoted O.T. Scripture and says concerning Messiah to come; "Rule in the midst of Your enemies!" Today the true Israel of God (were neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails much but a New Creation) is certainly surrounded by more than her share of enemies. But no matter what goes on around us "The just shall live by His faith." "The Heavens do rule and it is the Lord the Most High God who governs the affairs of men."
Blessings my brother