Further in his article, Terry reveals this to his readers:
"One sign that the Second Coming is nigh is the emergence of false Christs. Raptureready reports that "A gentleman in Florida has made news by claiming to be Christ". This gets a rating of three on the five-point rapture index.?
So I googled and found a list so if Terry takes note, claims to being jeebus aren't all that new and haven't heraled the end of time ... unless the fake jeebus' are suppose to pop up for a couple hundred years prior to rapturing.
John Nichols Thom, born 1799, claimed to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ and his body temple of the Holy Ghost. He was killed by British soldiers at the Battle of Bossenden Wood, on May 31st 1838 in Kent, England.
Ayya Vaikundar, 1833-1851. According to Akilattirattu Ammanai, the scripture of Ayyavazhi Narayana, who was one among the trinity in Vaikundar was the one who incarnated as Jesus.
Klaus Kinski, 1926-1991. Famous Polish-German actor who developed the idea that he was Jesus after performing as him in a monologue; while filming Aguirre, the Wrath of God, he often slipped into the Jesus role. As director Werner Herzog said, "Often, it was difficult to talk to him, because he answered like Jesus"
Maria Devi Christos (born Maria Tsvigun), born 1960. Christos predicted the end of the world would occur on November 24, 1993. On November 10, about sixty sect members broke into the Saint Sophia Cathedral. The police arrived as they were vandalizing the Cathedral. After a fight in which several people on both sides were hurt, the "white brothers" were arrested.
Jim Jones, 1931-1978. Claimed to be the reincarnation of Jesus, Akhenaten, Buddha, Lenin, and Father Divine.
Marshall Applewhite, 1945-1997. Applewhite posted a famous Usenet message declaiming, "I, JesusSon of Godacknowledge on this date of September 25/26, 1995:
This was two years before he and his Heaven's Gate cult committed suicide to rendezvous with a spaceship hiding behind the comet Hale-Bopp.
Others of note:
Inri Cristo Organizer of the Eclectic Movement for Inri Cristo and Consolidation of the Kingdom of God Over the Earth who claims to be the reincarnation of Jesus in Brazil.
Luc Jouret Leader of the Order of the Solar Temple and was believed to be the third reincarnation of Jesus Christ.
Maitreya The expected world teacher who is promoted by the British author Benjamin Creme.
Michael Travesser Leader of the religious cult Strong City who claims to be the second coming of Jesus Christ.
Sun Myung Moon Founder of the Unification Church
Anatoly Timofeevich Fomenko A supporter of the New Chronology, claims that Jesus Christ is the same person as the prophet Elisha, Saint Basil of Caesarea, and Pope Gregory VII.
Vince Taylor Musician.
G.G. Allin Claimed to be "Jesus Christ, God and Satan all in one."
Mehmet Ali Agca
David Icke Claimed he was the Son of God on UK chatshow 'Wogan' in 1991. He later refuted his claim, saying that the media had misinterpreted his remarks.