For decades, the evangelical church has seen an infusion of business philosophies and practices into the church. Now, in coordinated effort with the World Economic Forum Agenda 2030, business leaders are seeking to integrate distinctly religious terms and ideas into their practices. Though not referring to it by name, the post-millennial eschatological framework provides the foundation for their globalist, utopian vision. Cathie Wood, CEO of Ark Investments, is our case study and exhibit A, in this talk by Andy Woodard. Cathie has elsewhere stated that the kingdom of God is coming in 2030, and it will come through disruptive innovation. One specific example is that of DNA sequencing and mapping the human genome. The aim is to eradicate disease through developing the ability to edit human DNA.

While dramatically expanded artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles, DNA editing, and robotics that combine all of these might sound like the kingdom of God to the idealist they sound more like a dystopian, Left Behind, horror movie to the realist. When these “disruptive innovations” are cloaked in the garb of Jesus, you have the subject which is exposed in this talk by Andy Woodard, given at the Sovereign Nations, Mere Simulacrity Conference held in Phoenix in December 2022.

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2 Comments to: The Church of Wall Street | Andrew Woodard

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    February 2nd, 2023

    • The presentation on Cathie Woods and her spiritually misguided economics approach was excellent. The eschatological presentation – not so much. Andie Woodard is a fundamentalist Christian, as revealed by his historic premillennialism. As he clearly admits, it is the most pessimistic of all the eschatologies and one where non-participation with cultural issues remains a dominant belief. Francis Schaeffer addressed negative impact of this false pietism on Christianity in his many writings. Andie states that no major leaders hold this view other than R. C. Sproul. Obviously, he does not know his history and relies on the biased work of other fundamentalist writers. This optimistic postmillennial view has been held by a number of theological heavyweights, including John Owen, Jonathan Edwards, and Charles Hodge. More current leaders include Kenneth Talbot, Ken Gentry, Gary Demar, Greg Bahnsen, Francis Nigel Lee, David Chilton, R.J. Rushdoony, Gary North, James White and Ian Murray. J. Gresham Machen, who led the battle against the liberal theology which infiltrated the Presbyterian churches and founded Westminster Seminary, was also postmillennial. This would make an interesting future topic for Sovereign Nations to cover since the church, and what it believes and teaches, is the key to America’s future survival.

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      July 13th, 2023

      Exactly; you nailed it, well said. These people have no grasp on any of this; they’re blinded by their absolute hatred of the idea of ‘christian nations’ and Christians being engaged in the public square; it’s sad and depressing, we could really use their help…


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