Andrew Wommack is a far-right anti-LGBTQ evangelist who routinely spreads misinformation and baseless conspiracy theories from his position as founder of Charis Bible College in Woodland Park, Colorado.
In 2016, Wommack teamed up with Christian nationalist pseudo-historian David Barton to launch a “Practical Government School” at Charis that teaches students how to “restore God’s purpose in government.” And in 2018, Wommack teamed up with Seven Mountains dominionist Lance Wallnau to launch a political organization called the Truth & Liberty Coalition.
In 2021, Wommack declared that using just the people associated with his Charis Bible College, he had enough votes to “take over” Woodland Park … and then he proceeded to do just that, bragging that he was able to get nearly 80 percent of his candidates elected to office and to completely take over the local school board.
Earlier this year, NBC News looked at what has happened to Woodland Park in the wake of Wommack’s takeover and the results were alarming.
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