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‘Godless’ UN will be preached at by mad Michelle Bachmann

‘Godless’ UN will be preached at by mad Michelle Bachmann

A megachurch operated out of California by pastor Jim Garlow has unveiled a new ministry – one that will target the United Nations.

The Skyline Church‘s “minister” to the UN was named as Michelle Bachmann, above, a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives.

Bachmann, a dominionist Christian, is as crazy as boxful of frogs.

According to Right Wing Watch, Bachmann is thrilled by her new mission and told Skyline’s congregation that this “audacious step” was needed now more than ever.

I don’t know a darker, more deceived place on earth than the UN … Their goal has been from the very beginning, the creation of a one-world order; but not a one-world order under the umbrella of the Holy Spirit, a man’s attempt at a one-world order that only brings about chaos, confusion, deception, delusion, pain. And that’s where, rather than cursing the darkness, Skyline Church is about to light a candle.

Garlow, above, asked:

What if you wanted to disciple all nations and you wanted to reach the whole world? So God did you a favour, he simply arranged so all the world came to one place at one time so you could reach them all at once. What would you call it? You’d call it the United Nations and that would be the most economical way that you could possible reach the leaders.

Bachmann, according to the Progressive Secular Humanist, says her new ministry to the UN:

Is a vital part of preparing the world for the End Times.

Claiming that “the return of Jesus Christ is imminent,” and noting that “the clock is striking 11:59 on God’s time clock and as history is culminating in as read in Revelation,” Bachmann explained the supposed importance of her new mission:

I believe that God is starting a new thing, and because the time is short before Christ comes again to this earth, He is giving everyone one more chance.

There was an attempt in the book of Genesis for all of the nations to come together and to raise a fist against God in pride and arrogance. It was called the Tower of Babel, and God dispersed the people at the Tower of Babel. Never again did all the nations of the earth come together until the League of Nations, under President Woodrow Wilson. That broke up, it didn’t work and then we have World War II and the UN was started and it’s been an organisation that has had a lot of negative repercussions because it is not under a holy authority of a mighty God and there’s been vain imaginations of a fist again against an almighty God.

Previously, Bachmann served as part of President Trump’s Evangelical Advisory Board, providing “support” to Trump on:

Issues important to Evangelicals and other people of faith in America.

Bachmann is a controversial figure, and a dangerous Christian extremist, says Michael Stone of the Progressive Secular Humanist. He pointed out that in the past Bachmann has:

• Argued that immigrants should be indoctrinated into “America’s predominant Christian religion”
• Attributed the United States’ success to the Ten Commandments while claiming that U.S. lawmakers stand “under the authority” of the ancient biblical figure Moses
• Claimed that gays promote child rape and paedophilia.

Oh, and in 2009 the bonkers woman said:

Carbon dioxide is portrayed as harmful. But there isn’t even one study that can be produced that shows that carbon dioxide is a harmful gas.

Friendly Atheist Hermant Mehta said:

It’s unclear what Bachmann will actually do. Will she preach inside the building? Hold gatherings for UN representatives who want to pray for whatever Conservative Jesus wants that day? Attempt to convert the representatives from Muslim nations?

I guess we should be glad, though. The woman who lives in her own world will be trying to convert people from other countries. They can ignore her if they want. At least it means she’s not trying to get back into politics. We have enough batshit to clean up with the current crop of Republicans.

36 responses to “‘Godless’ UN will be preached at by mad Michelle Bachmann”

  1. Broga says:

    “Previously, Bachmann served as part of President Trump’s Evangelical Advisory Board.”

    If she is an example of the quality of advice Trump has been getting that could help explain why he is unhinged and is so detached from reality. She could be right about being in the end times with Trump and Kimmy forming a partnership made in hell.

  2. StephenJP says:

    I would be tempted to look forward to her extended demonstration, in a sealed environment, that CO2 is not a harmful gas.

    But on the whole she provides more entertainment by remaining alive and raving.

  3. Daz says:

    This is not new. I give you the Introduction from Jennifer S. Butler’s 2006 Born Again: The Christian Right Globalized

    “THE FIRST TIME MEMBERS OF the Christian Right appeared at a United Nations women’s conference in 2000, they planned their entrance to maximize their exposure. Like Jake and Elwood in the film, The Blues Brothers (1980), they were on a mission from God and they wore the dark suits to prove it. In March 2000, I was sitting in the balcony of a United Nations conference hall with other leaders in the global women’s movement listening intently to the opening speeches of the Beijing+5 conference, given by government representatives. U.N. staff and NGO leaders (representatives of non-profit or activist organizations) sat below us in the plenary hall. As I listened to a speech by Charlotte Bunch, a leader in the women’s movement, a crowd of men from Mormon and Catholic groups suddenly began streaming through the backdoors of the conference hall as if on cue. They represented a contrast in every way from the traditional crowd of activists that attended this kind of conference to observe and lobby governments.

    “The newcomers were mostly male, white, young, conservative, and religious, while we were female, (mostly) middle-aged, racially diverse, liberal, and (mostly) secular, or at least private about our religious beliefs. It’s worth mentioning how the young group of men and women stood out visually in the crowd in almost every way, because it gives you an appreciation of how their mere presence at first unnerved the old-timers like myself. Many of the American women at the conference favored colorful, free-flowing dresses and carried book bags picked up at previous U.N. world conferences. The book bags were covered with the symbols and slogans of women’s empowerment, and were stuffed full of conference flyers. Their hair was often graying; many had joined the global women’s movement in the 1960s and 1970s. When a group of young, conservatively dressed men suddenly enters this arena, they can easily cause a stir. The men had a contrasting look reflecting their emergence from a very different culture. They wore professional business suits like the ones bankers and lawyers prefer. Their hair was short and clean-cut. The few women among them wore power suits and perfectly coifed hair. All of them wore bright campaign buttons emblazoned with a single word: “motherhood.” One of the young men on the ground floor approached the platform and just glowered at Charlotte Bunch, as if the intensity of his gaze might silence her. He and his compatriots had come to stop, or at least register a protest against, the women they believed had attacked motherhood. They planned to do so through symbolic protests and infiltrating U.N. conferences.

    “This dramatic entrance proved to be only the first of a series of unusual spectacles that we saw during that conference. The men employed religious practices and symbols to defeat the feminist threat and that choice of tactics only exacerbated the underlying tensions. If they had asked the women they now opposed about their background, the men would have learned that many had actually grown up in religious households, but they remembered when all the mainstream options (Jewish, Catholic, and mainline Protestant) had prohibited women leaders. Many of the women who stayed in those communities often felt estranged and at odds with the leadership. The aggressive use of religious symbols only made a difficult situation worse. After one meeting concluded, the women streaming out of a conference room found themselves surrounded by robed monks with full, long beards. There was no warmth in their faces as they softly prayed for the soul of their captured conference participant. One woman told me she only managed to get away by slipping into a bathroom. The experience proved so unnerving that she sought counseling afterward. The monks also made their presence known in subtler, but no less unnerving ways. In some meetings, the monks sat in the back of the room silently moving their lips in prayer while others made sure to arrive early to that they could sit in the chairs in the form of a cross.

    “When conference participants witnessed these scenes, submerged anxieties developed into apocalyptic fears for the future. A committed feminist who has read her history will tell you that she often wonders if Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) will become reality in her own time. In Atwood’s harrowing story, a nuclear cataclysm leads to a militaristic society where women and their aspirations are violently suppressed. Advocates of women’s rights often wonder if the gains of this generation might be reversed – and when chanting monks pray to save your feminist soul such fears are heightened. When I first told people I was going to write an essay on the origins of these groups, and interview their leaders, the question that many women asked me — “Do you fear for your life?” — came from this deep fear of what the future might hold.

    “Christian Right groups are also targeting NGO caucuses for takeover. When government representatives met to debate new treaties and agreements, NGO caucuses or subcommittees often met simultaneously. Over the next two years the Christian Right coalition grew larger, more confident and more professional. By 2001 their man George W. Bush was in the White House. There was clearly a complete change in conservative organizing tactics by the time the U.N. Special Session on Children was held in the spring of 2001. Christian Right NGOs became more strategic and more understated.

    “For example, at the second preparatory meeting for the Special Session on Children, Christian Right youths actually took over the leadership of the Youth Caucus. These young leaders had first trained at a conference in Alberta, Canada organized by the World Family Policy Center and World Youth Alliance. The NGO Organizing Committee for the Special Session had originally organized the Youth Caucus to provide a discussion forum for young people to share ideas and discuss how to best express their views at government meetings. Seeing this as a strategic opportunity, “pro-family” NGOs allocated most of their NGO slots to register youths for the meeting. The right-wing youths, many of whom had trained together prior to the conference, attended the caucus but sat in different seats around the room. Unbeknownst to the other young participants, who came from different NGOs, they were outnumbered by a well-trained voting bloc. Adult right-wing leaders sat around the periphery of the room, monitoring their protégées and occasionally coaching them. Hoping to address this problem, caucus members and leadership raised the issue of whether or not people over 18 years of age should remain in the caucus. Conservative youths opposed the removal of participants who were over 18 (which would have removed many of their members) and easily outmaneuvered the other participants on this issue. Frustrated, and feeling they were being manipulated, the chair of the caucus and many others abandoned the caucus in a walkout demonstration. The conservative young people quickly engineered the election of a new leader and took over the caucus. Once they assumed control, they walked through a well-rehearsed procedure and outlined their agenda to submit a statement representing the voice of the world’s youth to the world’s governments.

    “These stories graphically illustrate how dramatically the usually staid NGO conferences at the U.N. have to adjust to the new activism of Christian Right groups. Moreover, these events show how Christian Right groups are experimenting with their organizing tactics.

    “In order to fully tell this story, this book traces the changing Christian Right presence at the U.N. between the 2000 U.N. Beijing+5 Conference and the U.N. Declaration on Human Cloning adopted in 2005. It investigates the organizing strategies of the Christian Right at the U.N., and assesses its potential as a global movement as well as its potential impact on international law and the effort among nongovernmental organizations to build a global democracy and civil society.”

  4. Dianne Leonard says:

    Thank you for that quote, and the reference, of Born Again: The Christian Right Globalized. I will certainly try to find a copy of that book!

  5. tonye says:

    Sorry to be off topic.

    However it looks like the RoP has been up to their usual tricks again – this time in Barcelona.

    Sadly, yet again, well meaning people will go down the route of lighting of candles and holding vigils.

    I’m sure that will scare ISIS shitless………!!

  6. barriejohn says:

    These people are dangerously deluded:

    http://fusionlacedillusions.com/index.php/2017/08/10/liberals-go-insane-michele-bachmann-stated-lord-working-donald-trump/

    “The president himself is a man of prayer and man who loves to receive prayer. He is a man who, I do believe, understands who the God of the Bible is, and he wants to lift up the God of the Bible here in the United States.

    He is unashamed in standing up for increasing an awareness of God in the United States.

    He recognizes how important that is and that that is a basis of Western civilization. As a believer in Jesus Christ, I could not be more happy with what I am seeing coming out of the Trump White House. This is beyond my wildest expectations…

    Trump is somebody who gets the fact that the God of the Bible is, He is, He exists, He is real … This president is very bold about the need for God in our country.”

  7. barriejohn says:

    Just listen to Jerry Falwell, if you can bear it:

    “Finally a leader in the White House. Jobs returning, North Korea backing down, bold truthful statement about Charlottesville tragedy. So proud of Donald Trump.”

    https://www.premier.org.uk/News/World/Christian-educator-backs-Trump-on-Charlottesville

  8. John the Drunkard says:

    Have Garlow and Bannon ever been seen at the same time. There’s a special bloated, jowly, look that a whole pack of these mooks seem to share.

  9. Dave says:

    “…a one-world order that only brings about chaos, confusion, deception, delusion, pain.”

    About as succinct a description of religion I think I’ve ever seen.

  10. Broga says:

    tonye : Trump knows how to deal with Islamists. You shoot them with bullets dipped in pig’s blood. He says one of his military heroes shot 49 Muslims like this and left the other to spread the word that they could never enter Paradise. That fixed it. No more attacks. Trump’s story about this is, as with much that he says, untrue.

  11. barriejohn says:

    Broga: I was reading that earlier today. It’s an old story from his campaign, resurrected by the Mail, for some reason. Almost all his claims are untrue (Pershing wasn’t dealing with “Muslim terrorists” at all, and even his victory over the insurgents in the Philippines didn’t bring about the sort of result to which Trump alludes), but just look at the comments made:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4800500/Trump-renews-fake-terror-story-Blackjack-Pershing.html?ITO=1490

    Mr Trump in all probability will be the last hope to save western civilization . The major problem threatening all western countries is the domination by the left wing , of schools and universities .this has been apparent for the last 30 years . The brainwashing of the impressionable young by left wing educators , requires the most urgent of remedial attention .

    No “brainwashing” by the religious, I suppose!

  12. barriejohn says:

    Oh, no. Comments going to moderation again!

  13. barriejohn says:

    Trump has now scrapped plans for an infrastructure council. Why would that be, I wonder?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40968438

    He is being widely ridiculed for claiming credit for American economic prosperity, especially regarding the addition of over a million jobs in the first six months of his presidency. He and his supporters seem to be ignoring the fact that for several years now between two and three million jobs have been added to the American economy every year – you know, while President Obama was “playing golf”! Breitbart even has a n article headlined: WE DID IT! AMERICA CREATED 1 MILLION JOBS IN TRUMP’S FIRST SIX MONTHS. Fake news, anyone?

  14. tonye says:

    @Broga,

    Violence is never the answer, but what is?

    Trump, I think, would happily bomb everywhere (see tensions in N Korea) so the solution should not be left to him.

    I don’t have a solution.

  15. Broga says:

    tonye: With the most destructive pest on the planet in power there can be no solution. Human nature ensures that our short term, selfish interests will lead to the extinction of other species, the pollution of the air, the poisoning of the seas.

    Our brains also enable billions of us to conjure up non existent deities whose followers, convinced their God is the true God, happily destroy those of different beliefs. I wish I had a different opinion as there are so many decent, rational people who deserve better than the wreckage being wrought by the likes of Trump, Islamic leaders and their followers.

  16. barriejohn says:

    Broga: I responded earlier to your comment re Trump’s claims about General Pershing, and my comment has just become visible. Practically none of what he said was true.

  17. Broga says:

    barriejohn: That Trump is President, and continues to hold that office, is bizarre. He seems to say whatever enters his unbalanced brain and then assume that, regardless of evidence or the facts, it is true. As he thinks so must it be. It is difficult to imagine a more dangerous man considering his role. How long can the USA allow him to endanger his country and the rest of us?

  18. barriejohn says:

    Broga: Agreed. I now see that although he originally used his “story” back in February 2016, he made the same claims on Thursday, with reference to the Barcelona incident, hence the mail article. People talk to him, but he doesn’t hear – or he hears something else!

  19. Stephen Mynett says:

    Broga, if you look at the vice president there has to be a case of some thinking that as bad as Trump is at least everyone knows he is a deranged and nasty fool and there is a possibility he can be stopped in some of his wildest schemes, whereas the VP Mike Pence is equally odious and dangerous but also has some intelligence and because of that could be more dangerous.

    I am afraid we have three plus more years of worry with this creep in charge. Hopefully they will find someone better to replace him but this is also the land that twice elected George Bush, so we cannot expect too much from the next president.

    As an aside, I notice a lot, perhaps all, of the Trump loving trolls are no longer posting on here. One of them suggested that Trump’s presidency would be amusing, it is difficult to think how anyone could be so twisted to find what he is doing as funny.

  20. Broga says:

    Stephen Mynett : I don’t think we can offer much from the UK. The mental and physical fibre that I think was once there has leached away. So many now live vicariously through “celebrities” and sports stars.

    There are many admirable people but they only have one vote, the same as the millions who have descended into lethargy. Bertrand Russell said, “Most people would rather die than think and many do.”

  21. Stephen Mynett says:

    I agree Broga and the tragedy is there seems no likelihood of things changing, from the Roman times of bread and circuses we have got as far as McDonalds and Celebrity Big Brother. A mixture of apathy, stupidity and laziness has condemned the UK and left it to the political chancers.

    I am very pleased most of the younger members of my family have emigrated to Australia where there is still a chance of a decent future. Once my parents have gone on I intend to move north and spend my remaining years in Scotland.

  22. Broga says:

    Steve Bannon, Trump’s chief strategist, has legged it. I don’t think Trump’s Christian supporters are praying hard enough.

    Trump can’t last. I think he will resign and then blame his disasters on all the people in government who didn’t support him. His supporters will agree. No blame will be accepted by Trump or them. And the Wall still isn’t built.

  23. Ate Berga says:

    Not the END TIMES story again! I’ve been hearing about it for 40 years. They should rather busy themselves with eternity, that’s a long time walking around in a white robe, listening to elevator music and talking with like-deluded people.

  24. Broga says:

    barriejohn: I enjoyed that. When Trump goes, and he looks as if he is in meltdown now, we also lose his entertainment value. Stephen Mynett says the Vice President is even worse and could be more dangerous than Trump.

    On the celebrity front I see we have suffered a planetary disaster with Brucie’s death. The word “legend” is being worked to death by the BBC and the other media. I’m not one to judge the terrible impact of Brucie departing to the Great Dog Kennel in the Sky (family joke) but he must have been one hell of a guy from what is coming out now.

    The few glimpses had of him he seemed irritating.

  25. Stuart H. says:

    I wonder if there’s some UN regulation under which Bachmann could be banned from her new post on the lines that she’s not actually a member of the human race.
    For example, I see the Right Wing Watch story on her has a link to another story where she lied about that drowned Syrian kid in order to push typical US Christo-fascist twaddle about refugees.

  26. Broga says:

    Stuart H.: And these are the good Christians who posture and flaunt their sanctity and presume to instruct the rest of us in moral behaviour. That woman is toxic.

  27. Teresa says:

    @bariejohn you are dangerously deluded. One day you will die and appear before the last judgment.

  28. barriejohn says:

    Stuart H: Great idea!

    Broga: Bruce seemed a nice guy (nice to see him, etc…), but wasn’t my kind of entertainer. Neither was Tommy Trinder, whom he replaced, and whose inability to resist Jewish references in his routine was the reason, so I’ve heard, that Val Parnell fired him.

    Steve Bannon says he is delighted to be ejected from the White House, as he is now free to “go to war” against Trump’s enemies. Apparently he was not popular with sane members of staff, who are possibly thinking about their chances of future re-election, but he was already talking to Breitbart fundraisers before he was sacked, so be prepared for a torrent of untruth now from that particular site, as it will be “no holds barred” in support of The Orange One.

  29. barriejohn says:

    Teresa: Which god will I be facing, just to help me prepare my case?

    https://youtu.be/0qNgX9UCvyY

  30. Teresa says:

    You are going to be scared stiff on your deathbed. Since you are a staunch hater of Christ and atheist your conscience will be your judge.

  31. Barry Duke says:

    Teresa, you are a god-addled moron. If you can’t say something sensible, then shut the fuck up!

  32. barriejohn says:

    Teresa: ! can’t have a conscience, as I am “dead in sin”. Anyway, I love being stiff on my bed!

  33. Broga says:

    Teresa is taking the piss. No one could be so stupid and be serious. On the other hand she is a fundamentalist Christian…………

  34. Teresa says:

    @Barry Earl are you immortal or what? Paris, London, Barcelona, Brain Cancer …. . Ok. too much for you to bear. I am off as bucket of prawns in the sun till Sep.