This article describes another component of the coming Dark Ages, that of theocratic militarism. Call it Dominionism, Christianism, Christian nationalism, Christofascism, whatever. Just don't deny that it exists or that it has influence.
Tattooed across his sternum are military dog tags that read "Joel's Army." They're evidence of Bentley's generalship in a rapidly growing apocalyptic movement that's gone largely unnoticed by watchdogs of the theocratic right. According to Bentley and a handful of other "hyper-charismatic" preachers advancing the same agenda, Joel's Army is prophesied to become an Armageddon-ready military force of young people with a divine mandate to physically impose Christian "dominion" on non-believers.
"An end-time army has one common purpose -- to aggressively take ground for the kingdom of God under the authority of Jesus Christ, the Dread Champion," Bentley declares on the website for his ministry school in British Columbia, Canada.
"Through Cain came all the smart, educated people down to the antediluvian flood -- the intellectuals
students at the school were taught that they were a "super-race" of the "elected seed" of all the best bloodlines of all generations