Jesus of Siberia: The Russian ex-traffic policeman who claims he is the son of God
The beard and long hair are both present and correct.
And with his flowing linen robes and beatific smile he certainly does a fine impression of a holy man.
But to his believers in this remote corner of Siberia, Sergei Torop, a former traffic policeman, is the literal reincarnation of none other than Jesus Christ.
Torop, 48, is the spiritual leader of at least 5,000 devoted followers, among them intellectuals, artists and professionals who flock to worship him in the small isolated village of Petropavlovka - more than 2000 miles from Moscow.
Jim Lincoln, First, most of the so-called "nuts and fruits" live in 2 metropolitan areas of the state. Much of California is conservative. Second, Many of those nuts are transplants from other states. Third, if you think that there is nothing but warm weather in this state, then you should spend time in San Francisco. Average temp. most of the year is mid 60's.
Mat 24:5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
I always said that California's constant warm weather, cooked people's brains, and that's why it's the land of the fruits and the nuts --- with some notable exceptions of course, But now it appears that permafrost can set into people's minds also! This guy had better go somewhere he can thaw out!