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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Michigan Prayer Group Targeting Masons For Baal Worship

A fundamentalist Christian group in Michigan is targeting Muslims and Freemasons for allowing the false God Baal to control the United States. Really. They held a prayer rally last Friday in Detroit to get this evil under control.

From the Michigan Messenger :

Rachel Tabachnick at Talk2Action has been listening to the frequent conference calls that Transformation Michigan, the key local organizing group, has been hosting and reports on a pre-rally planning call from September.

Anita Christopher, a West Michigan apostolic preacher affiliated with the group, and John Benefiel of the International House of Prayer said on the call that they had been going to all 377 Masonic temples in the state to initiate a “divorce” proceeding with Baal, an ancient Semitic god mentioned in the Bible as a false idol. The Detroit prayer rally, he said, would break the spell of Islam over the nation:

"I believe this is going to result in the biggest harvest of souls we’ve ever seen. I know because you’ve told me in your state there, in the Dearborn area in particular, that’s probably the biggest stronghold of Islam in our nation. Well, in going to the masonic lodges, I believe that we are earning authority from God. And that’s correct, we do earn authority from God. Just like the parable of the talents and the parable of minas. When you handle what God has given you in the right way, he’ll multiply your authority.

… I believe we’ll earn authority to pull down the spirit of Islam over our nation. And here’s why I say that. When you study it out, you find that freemasonry and Islam are very very tied to the same root.”

Benefiel has published a decree divorcing America from Baal. On this call he implied that while Islam is currently protected by the First Amendment in the U.S. because of the influence of Baal, but that the prayer rally would allow Christians to take over and eliminate such protections:


  1. Here we go again. It's sad how many people believe this garbage. Ignorance is no excuse for stupidity.
    Thanks for posting Brother.

  2. Sorry I couldn't pass this up. The people are from International House of Prayers (IHOP)? Srsly?

    This group is nothing less than hate mongering, racist and ignorant of the teachings of each of these communities. Dearborn has the largest number of Muslims outside of the middle east. This 'rally' is directly targeted at our kind and dear neighbors. Worse yet if this is the rally at Ford Field this week, which is a 24 hour lock-in, I believe it will be targeting and incorrectly educating people about Muslims and Masons while under duress of fasting and sleep deprivation - not a good combination.

    Wes Tapp

  3. Wow, so much close-minded intolerant anger in the world... Does it scare anyone else that christian fascism seems to be becoming the norm in the news lately? Some of the things extremist christian groups are advocating lately sound strangely familiar - like I've heard something similar in the past?

    "Today Christians ... stand at the head of [this country] ... I pledge that I never will tie myself to parties who want to destroy Christianity ... We want to fill our culture again with the Christian spirit ... We want to burn out all the recent immoral developments in literature, in the theater, and in the press—in short, we want to burn out the poison of immorality which has entered into our whole life and culture as a result of liberal excess during the past ... [few] years."
    -Adolf Hitler

    Mick Swenson, Damascus Lodge #10 F&AM

  4. It's been a few years since I've hung out in the crazy groups where these kinds of kooks show up, but the memory lives on.

    It's simply amazing that when you try to point out to them that most of the guys in a typical lodge are conservative, church going men that are filling the seats at the local Methodist, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, or Baptist church, will actually tell you that they (the lodge members) have no idea that they are praying to the wrong god.

    You know, like Baal is hijacking a cable or wifi signal, right?

  5. Baaloney! It makes one think of course think of the Taxil Hoax which took in so many, and made them look like pure fools when the hoax was revealed. Thus, I think we should rename Miss Rachel Tabachnick mentioned as instead the Taxilchick

  6. There is an extremely interesting documentary titled 'The Power of Nightmares', produced by BBC and available on youtube, addressing and elucidating aspects of this issue.

    K M Hataley

  7. With some levity I begin by saying:
    Perhaps this is the problem with the Grand Lodge in Michigan and their making the Shrine clandestine.

    In all seriousness though the way some Brother Masons speak of the Shrine isn't much different than the perceptions of this misguided religious group. Seems when Grand Lodge has some issue with the Shrine many Masons jump in ready to separate the Shrine from masonry and saying how the Shrine should go on its own way but they do so without benefit of the facts from both sides.

    Now we see this taking place again in Arkansas. What a shame.

    Ben C.


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