Michael Travesser - the Messiah of Strong City Cult appears on National Geographic Channel tonightApril 24th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by amritpal
This is going to be one extremely interesting and watchable documentary in recent times. Mostly we - the mainstream people - have heard of cults but never though they existed with a lot of impact on life of people. Other think that they existed in movies like Da Vinci Code and were things of the past. Cut to National Geographic Channel tonight 9 PM (ET: 9:00 PM ; PT: 9:00 PM; CT: 8:00 PM & 11:00 PM; MT: 7:00 PM & 10:00 PM) and you will witness a whole new world full of mystery.
Let me introduce you to Michael Travesser first. He is a Messiah. Messiah who? You may ask. He is one self proclaimed “son of God” and has made a cult in a remote corner of New Mexico called Strong City. He has a significant number of followers. He is 66 years old and was formerly a sailor.
He shot to fame last year when he claimed that God has told him the world will end with an apocalyptic event at midnight on 31 October 2007. He had spent nearly 20 years preparing his 56 unquestioning and devoted followers for Doomsday. They say they are all preparing for death, to go to a better place.
See this from religionnewsblog “In order to prepare for this momentous event, God told Bent to gather seven virgins, one of whom was just 15. Director Ben Anthony - who gained unprecedented access to Strong City - filmed two girls happily recounting the moment when God told them to “stand naked” in front of Bent. How did this thought get into their heads? Perhaps it had something to do with the post Bent wrote which encouraged women to stand naked before Him. Bent claimed that it wasn’t sexual.” Shaken? Disturbed? Well, there is a lot more to it.
If you think Michael Travesser is doing this in closed walls and does not want anyone to see, you are wrong. All this is happening in daylight and even you can access the information. The website of strong city cult is http://strongcity.info/. Beware before you click on this as you might find it offensive.
Says the home page of the cult website “These pages are written by Wayne Bent / Michael Travesser and members of Strong City. Our community will be the focus of the documentary film Inside A Cult on the National Geographic Channel, scheduled to be broadcast on April 23, 2008. We would like to share what really happened behind the scenes, and the truth about our community and experience here.Inside A Cult is a remake of the End of the World Cult documentary broadcast on Channel 4 in the U.K. on 12 December 2007.”
The post by Michael Travesser says “As the war of the worlds continues, the Battle of Armageddon, it is fair to warn the readers of this page that every single decision you now make will be an eternal one. The very fact that you declare that you now see, will forever decide your fate for good or for evil.
National Geographic has published an announcement for the viewing of their media presentation concerning Strong City. They start out as the media typically does, accusing me of sex acts with teenagers. No sex acts with teenagers have ever happened here, but the satanic forces of the media continue to concoct their witches brew in order to destroy the message that was sent to you from heaven.” Read his complete post here.
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