These were a bunch of devout Christians removing themselves to a remote location they thought would be safe, then arming themselves against criminals they suspected might someday be headed their way. Not a real terrorist in this bunch.
A government plant coached them into saying things they otherwise would never have said and probably didn't mean when they said. If you've read some of the transcripts from previous incidents like these you'd recognize the people involved were merely nodding their heads to escape the clutches of a weirdo encouraging them towards criminal behaviour. "Okay, we should use violence in our 'struggle,' can I go now? Please don't speak to me again."