World's scariest conspiracy theory - 2019-01-07
The argument goes something like this:
The long-awaited Second Coming has not yet happened as the criteria outlined in the Bible have yet to be met. Christians have not been taking part in their communities. Instead, they've been huddled in their own churches. This has exposed the very pillars of society susceptible to the influence of the devil.
It's up to believers to change this, they argue, by seizing control of key institutions.
Some evangelical movements believe this is demanded by prophecy. They argue the Bible verses of Isiah 2:2-3 instruct their followers to take control: