Self-Proclaimed Saviors?

Many who claim to be messiahs, prophets and sect leaders gain fierce followings.

The Second Coming?

Would Be Messiahs
Would Be Messiahs
Would Be Messiahs
Would Be Messiahs
Would Be Messiahs
Would Be Messiahs
Would Be Messiahs
Would Be Messiahs
Would Be Messiahs
Would Be Messiahs
Wayne Bent/Michael Travesser: This leader of an apocalyptic sect in New Mexico recently was indicted for sex crimes involving two of his female followers. Wayne Bent, who wears a beard and is sometimes shown dressed in flowing robes, leads the Lord of Our Righteousness Church, founded in 1987. The self-described Messiah admits that sex with his followers is part of his belief system, according to a post on his Web site, reports ABC News. But he denies all allegations of molestation in the pending case. (The Lord Our Righteousness Church/AP Photo)
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