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- 09/25/17--22:10: Bob Thiel and James Malm in 10 Years
- 09/26/17--20:05: Hearing the Voice of God in Their Heads
- 09/27/17--12:03: Living Church of God and Jewish High Holidays
- 09/28/17--22:58: See Glynn Washington Live!
- 09/29/17--09:41: Former PCG Member Almost Financially Free After Leaving Church
- 09/29/17--19:40: LCG: "These are truly momentous times." Momentous News Out Of Canada
- Rusty or reddish stains on the bed sheets or mattresses.
- Tiny dark spots (about the size of a “period” on a typed document) on bed sheets or mattresses.
- The actual bugs themselves, in the seams of mattresses or cushions.
- 09/29/17--20:10: Living Church of God On Appropriate Swimwear At Feast
- 09/29/17--20:41: Living Church of God: You Will Dress Properly At The Feast!
- 09/30/17--16:44: United Church of God vs The Inconvenient Dude
- 09/30/17--16:44: Dave Pack: Don't Focus Upon Jesus, He Is Not The Gospel
- 10/03/17--12:38: The Pithy Quotes of Vic Kubik
- 10/03/17--12:41: United Church of God Takes "gospel" To Times Square
- 10/03/17--18:59: Worldwide's Lost Chance to Grow Up
A blast from the past and still relevant today!
I have met a lot of people who are never wrong. They never take back that which they spoke which proved to be either stupid, inane or simply wrong. They waffle, redefine and deny, but they are never wrong. These people are incapable of saying "oops," much less, "I'm sorry," You find them everywhere. They might be a pastor, a politician, a CEO or a President. They might be your mother- in-law, father-in-law, dad, mom, brother or sister. Of course, it could be you, but you won't notice that. One common thing they share is that they are NEVER wrong. Of course they are wrong, misinformed or just plain stupid in the way they view and filter their world, but they are never wrong in fact. Their inability to say "I am sorry," or "I was wrong," is legendary in the family, the church, the office or the government and the damage inflicted on those that fall victim of these people can be humorous, mildly annoying or catastrophic.
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If you re not a Philadelphia Church of God member your children have no chance in this lifetime. They are "cut off" from Flurry's god. Flurry's god is a pissed off god who is eagerly waiting to slaughter the children of non-PCG members. Of course the parents of "set apart"children MUST be truly converted PCG members. No slackers allowed or your children's lives will be at stake.
“While other people—not members of the true body of Christ—and all other children areLil'Stevie has an incredible future laid out for the children of PCG members. Your children will be able to grow up and contribute to the church...financially, of course. from access to God, —can believe in Christ—are not cut off from God—and much of God’s truth, even though as yet too young to be converted. But they are a to God!” Mr. Armstrong wrote in a September 1979 Good News article “Your Children—Future Gods?”
God has an exciting future ahead for His young people—a future of contributing to His Work through their education, their skills, their aptitudes, their interests, their faith and their prayers.Lil'Stevie, never one to have an original thought in his head (like his dad), has to continually quote Herbert Armstrong. Herbert Armstrong and Flurry's "god" is an impotent god because it allows the children of the church to be controlled by Satan. Satan's goal is to take COG kids from their parents so that they never make it into the kingdom of Flurry.
Armstrong was a strong advocate of corporal punishment for church children. For decades beating children with a one inch think paddles was the norm. Children should be heard screaming from bathrooms. 20 swats was the norm. Of course after a parent beat their kids it was proper to tell the child that you did it because you loved them.
Lil'Steveie loves to quote from Herbert's Modern Dating, a sad little book written in 1969. It is now 2017 and PCG is still stuck in the late 1960's.
The lives of children in PCG are at risk. How many more need to be abused till parents wake up and remove their selves from the madness of the Philadelphia Church of God?
Almost-ordained Bob Thiel and Chief Pharisee James Malm perceive themselves to be prophets of doom, acting on behalf of their god who is eternally pissed at his creation and is just itching to destroy humanity. The problem with both of these men is that they both are liars. Their prophecies have already failed many times in the past and will fail in the future. God is no more part of the legalistic hell these two men try to enforce on humanity than Harold Camping's god fulfilled his predictions. The above video will be exactly what will happen to Almost-arrested Thiel and Pharisee Malm a few years from now.
Some in the Living Church of God are all excited over a story about the Jewish High Holy days and how some Christians have appropriated their days for their own unique use.
Forward.com had the following mention of LCG: Christians Celebrate The High Holidays, Too — But Are They Welcome At Synagogue?
Yom Kippur, the holiday during which Jews atone for sins through prayer and repentance, is popular in some Christian circles, where it meshes with their belief that Jesus Christ died for the sins of man. Some are so moved by idea that during the High Holidays they venture beyond their communities into Jewish spaces. Jews have a range of reactions. Some view Christian guests as unwelcome interlopers, while others sound downright happy to have them.
Most Christian observances of the High Holidays are clearly grounded in a separate theology and typically take place in their own distinct, Christian world.
Members of the Living Church of God, an American denomination of some 10,000 members, headquartered in North Carolina, will gather in churches across the country, for example. Like White, they will fast, reflecting on “the awesome sacrifice of the Lamb of God.”The source that sent me this from LCG had to chuckle about the story asking whether Christians were welcome at the synagogue. He said LCG would not be welcome because LCG thinks it is better than the Jews and knows more about the holy days than they do.
Dave Pack's mental breakdown as he continues to ignore the financial burden he has placed on his follower's with the "all things in common" teaching. Dave has absolutely no concern over what happens to members lives, marriages and relationships. All that matters is that he gets his money. His "all things in common" is one of the sickest lies that splinter cult leaders have come up with. Each one has their own unique lies, from Gerald Flurry to Bob Thiel, but Dave has turned out to be the most despicable when it comes to money.
Dave Pack Says Members Either Pay Common or They Have No Salvation:September 27, 2017
I am writing this so that maybe it might help another person and tell how this is the way I have been affected by the Restored Church of God and Pack's doctrine of Common. My husband joined last year. It has been the most painful year in the 24 years we have been married. We were married in WWCG in 1993. I think I remember the words, "What God has joined, let no man put asunder" and two become one in the eyes of God. I don't think I am the only one who has had these words spoken in a wedding. My husband has totally bought into the "common" doctrine if you can call it that and has decided he wants to split everything down the middle, in half. We have argued and fought every week, because if this happens, there will be no reserves left for emergencies or contingencies. I have two parents that I have to see to as well who are in their 80's and I need reserves for them as well as they have spent most of their lives following HWA and didn't think there would be any future. So they are at the bottom of the economic scale now.
On Monday of this week I went to see a lawyer and inquired about what splitting things down the middle would mean for me. I was told that in the eyes of the law, one can't do that and have it binding. In the eyes of the law, a marriage is a single unit and can't be split unless either there is a legal separation or divorce. Marriage includes all assets and debts. We live in a community property state. I went home and told my husband what I was told. I gave him the choice, either we separate legally or divorce. He chose separation. Yesterday was our 24th anniversary.
How can a "man of God" think it's ok to split a union that God has sanctioned and put together and still think he has the fruits of the Spirit? I liken it to trying to remove half an orange without disturbing the peel, it can't be done. I certainly would not want to be in his shoes or in the shoes of those that enforce these policies. What will their answer be when they have to account for the lives they have ruined? Does my husband have a choice in this? They tell the members, No, they either pay common or they have no salvation. Where is that found in the Bible, I can't find it.
Thanks for listening. --[name removed]
Tampa newspapers are playing up the angle of his return as a young man compared to the time he was there for the Feast of Tabernacles:
Glynn Washington is the host, creator, and executive producer of the public radio show, Snap Judgement. BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer Glynn Washington’s last visit to Tampa was more than 30 years ago, as a young member of an eccentric religious cult. Then known as the Worldwide Church of God, the Christian group… Florida Sentinal
For most people who exit the Church of God one of the biggest blessings is not having to tithe on your income to debased false prophets. Having 30-40% of your income going into the pockets of these spiritual manipulators is financially draining and has ruined many church members lives.
Here is a Philadelphia Church of God member who is almost debt free after leaving the PCG.
Almost Financially Free After Exiting PCG:September 22, 2017Ever since I left PCG I am much better off financially. They would say pay your 1st, 2nd and every 3rd year your 3rd tithe and of course the tithe of the tithe before FOT. I was always struggling for money and the "church" was like, well, if you are struggling you are not obeying the tithing law and need to do more. I was at one point considering bankruptcy until I finally left. Now, I am doing much better financially. I have paid down a substantial amount of debt and actually have money in my bank account, unlike when I had to send my tithe money and barely had 2 cents left in the bank. I am getting financially debt free and if I was still paying all those tithes I would likely still be struggling all the time. I could never afford a to buy a home and always rented in part because the PCG seem to frown upon people buying houses due to the "end of days" and all and money should be put towards God's Work and not physical things. Now, I actually believe in a few short months I will be able to buy a home. --Former PCG member Letters from those impacted by PCG
Greetings from Charlotte,The Fall (Spring in the Southern hemisphere) Festival season is here. Many members and ministers will be traveling in the coming days to various Festival sites. Slow news days seem to be a thing of the past. As I write, another massive category 5 hurricane is taking aim at Puerto Rico after battering the Islands of Dominica and Guadeloupe. Some islands that will be affected are still trying to recover from Hurricane Irma. A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico City and it is still too early to know how much damage has occurred or lives have been lost. President Donald Trump warned world leaders at the United Nations that “Rocket Man [Kim Jong Un] is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime,” and threatened to totally destroy North Korea if it continues on its current course. Here in Charlotte, we reviewed a telecast by Mr. Ames. A number of productive meetings were held regarding future manpower and how to streamline parts of the Work. Mr. Stuart Wachowicz gave a Tomorrow’s World Presentation in Yorkton, Saskatchewan Canada with 13 guests in attendance. These are truly momentous times. Please remember those in harm’s way from hurricanes and earthquakes and that God will protect each of our Festival sites.—Gerald Weston
Living Church of God public service announcement:
Travelers: Beware of Bed Bugs!In recent years, bed bugs have made a “comeback,” especially in hotels at some popular vacation spots. Therefore, it is prudent to check the beds of your accommodations when you check into your Feast hotels. If you see signs of bed bugs, you should request a different room. Here is a summary from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on how to check your room for bed bugs. Essentially, one should look for “physical signs” of bed bugs, which include:
Bed bugs are not only painful and irritating, but can travel back home with you and are expensive to eradicate. God can and will protect His Feast-goers from bed bugs, if we are prayerful and vigilant. We also know that a prudent man foresees danger and hides himself (Proverbs 22:3).
Remember, only vigilant people make it into the kingdom and are protected from bed bugs in the process.
As usual, church members are apparently tooooooooo stupid to know how to choose appropriate swimwear for Feast of Tabernacles beachwear.
Appropriate Swimwear at the FeastAppropriate beach attire for men and women is swimwear that is modest and in good taste. We are to be guided by the two great commandments—to love God and love neighbor (Matthew 22:37-39; Mark 12:29-31)—so as not to offend God or neighbor by our dress at the Feast. Fathers and husbands have a responsibility to be leaders in their family to teach and guide regarding what is appropriate and what is not (Ezekiel 22:26).
Appropriate Dress at the Feast
Basic Principles of Dress and Decorum: As we prepare to be “lights to the world” at the Feast, it’s good to review some basic principles about our outward decorum and dress. When we look to the Scriptures we find definite instructions about dress for both men and women—instructions that our modern liberal societies and also some members of God’s Church seem to forget or ignore, unless they are reminded periodically. Jesus stated in a parable that some invited to the wedding supper will be turned away because they are not dressed appropriately (Matthew 22:8-14). Individuals who feel that God only looks on the heart, and therefore is not concerned about how we dress when we come before Him, are simply missing the point of Scripture. We have taught for decades that when we come to services, we are coming before the God of the universe and we should dress in the best we have, to show proper respect to God.
In most modern cultures, coats, collared shirts, ties and nice slacks are considered appropriate attire for men on special occasions. Jeans, T-shirts, tennis shoes or other sportswear are simply not in good taste at special occasions or at Church services. This may vary in tropical climates, yet, in all climates there is a distinction between what is appropriate and what is not. 1 Timothy 2:9-10 explains that ladies should dress “in modest apparel, with propriety and moderation.” This does not condone the trendy and immodest apparel that is commonplace for many women in our society today: short, tight, form-fitting dresses, necklines displaying cleavage, bare shoulders, backless dresses, belly-baring tops, etc. These are simply not appropriate forms of attire for Church services and many other situations! We come to services to worship God, not to display our bodies. Just because something is comfortable or acceptable in our modern society does not make it appropriate at Church. When people dress in a manner that attracts attention to their bodies, they become a distraction to others from the real reasons for being at services.
Our challenge as Christian men and women is to come out of this world (2 Corinthians 6:17) and recapture true values (Matthew 17:11) so we can be lights to a world that has lost its way (Matthew 5:14-16). This is especially true as we gather to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles—picturing Christ’s glorious reign on earth! (Source: “Example and Bringing Honor to God” by Dr. Douglas Winnail, Ministerial Bulletin, July-August, 2012)
Dave Pack has a personal letter to the world on his most superfantabulous website, Good News - Just Ahead!
Some of the choice Packism are thus:
In a world of nonstop crises, uncertainty, fear—and ever-worsening bad news—people long for good news. I do have good news—in fact, the very best news you could ever hear! No one is telling you about it, nor could you discover it on your own.Oh yes, only Dave has the inside track on what his god thinks. No man on this entire earth has this knowledge, not even Bob Thiel and James Malm! Bummer!
The truth of the gospel—God’s astonishing purpose for man—has been withheld from the world. It explains why you were born. The real gospel involves incredible knowledge that will leave you dumbfounded. This amazing understanding has been revealed—along with the cover-up to suppress it.Professor Dingleberry fails to realize that the gospel he claims to know so much about has not been suppressed and withheld from the world. Why is it that the god of Armstrongism has been such an epic failure? A weak, impotent god that could never keep its message out in the world? We are dumbfounded, but not at the message being lost, as the gospel never has been lost, but we are dumbfounded at the sheer stupidity of Dave!
This is why Dave and so many of the COG's are so incredibly uncomfortable with Jesus:
The message—the centerpiece—of the gospel is not Christ. By focusing on Him—the Messenger—religious deceivers have been able to successfully suppress and cover up the message He brought!This is why Bob Thiel, Gerald Flurry, Gerald Weston, James Malm and his Wiccan sidekick Constance prefer to prostitute themselves to the law. They do not know the
Jesus, at His First Coming, came as a first-century newscaster, bringing advance good news of staggering events to occur just beyond the horizon, and all the bad news occurring throughout today’s world. This climactic news involves you—and eventually every human being on Earth.Never has the Church of God been in such confusion and disagreement with somewhere between 500 - 700 different splinter groups that have come into being since the 1930's. Every single one of them believes that they and they alone have the correct message. They cannot even unite on their theological stances. Peace in the Church of God never been more elusive!
Six new books on religion are published every day in America, and there are over 2,000 separate religions in the United States. Yet there has never been more confusion and disagreement about the answers to humanity’s problems! Troubles, woes, evils and human difficulties of every kind are multiplying. World peace is more elusive than ever. Why?
The Jesus Christ that Pack claims to follow certainly was an important dude, but not the "gospel."
Certainly, Christ plays an extremely important and central role to Christianity, but He is not the gospel. The Bible shows that Jesus is preached in conjunction with the gospel. Again, His role is enormous. But He is not the gospel.Any Christian with even a glimmer of knowledge about Jesus knows he IS the Kingdom. Everything he personified and taught was a foretaste of that kingdom present on earth through him. A time of rest from the burdens of the law, of never being able to measure up, of feeling unworthy, inadequate and never ever being able to accomplish the dung that COG ministers promote as "truth."
Christians since the beginning of Christianity have always looked forward to the kingdom to come. When they were being persecuted by the Romans, Greeks, Vikings, Vandals, the papacy, slavery, communism, socialism and any system out there, they had hope and faith in what was to come which sustained them through the trials and tribulations they endured. That faith came directly through the example and actions of Jesus, no matter how much the bastardizers of the law claim otherwise. Faith cannot come through the law.
Paul was right when he said there were people that pervert the gospel.
“I marvel that you are so soon removed from Him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that you have received, let him be accursed”Judaizers like James Malm and Bob Thiel, to the perverse teachings of "all things in common" by Dave Pack, to the "no contact" perverted policy of Gerald Flurry, this is the filth that masquerades as "truth." The "gospel" that the various COG leaders preach is blatantly not the gospel.
Dave Pack is cursed, as he deceives his followers. Gerald Flurry is cursed as he deceives his followers. The few hundred that follow the Chief Pharisee and his Wiccan sidekick Constance are equally cursed. Bob Thiel's followers are deceived by his lies and his fake claims of prophethood.
As the various Churches of God gather for their yearly "foretaste" of that kingdom, they are fraught with division, competition, vanity, greed and many other injustices that are unworthy of being part of any kingdom. They claim to find millennial bliss for 7 days and then hop in their cars and leave it behind in Branson, Missouri. Instead of reveling in it 365 days out of the year, totally at rest from the vain laws of unbelieving leaders, members continue to swallow their false gospels.
God has been really busy or completely forgetful over the past 30 some years as countless Church of God prophets have claimed his complete and exclusive blessing over their prophethood status. The problem all Church of God members have is knowing who God actually has appointed and who have self-appointed themselves.
For 8 decades, the Church of God has been plagued with one self-appointed prophet after another. Many of them would show up in Pasadena with documents proving their sainthood. Others would show up in robes and picket signs declaring their superior knowledge. Almost all of these were just "regular" Church members who claimed to receive some kind of enlightenment. That all changed with the death of Herbert Armstrong. Without HWA in power, this opened wide the door for one mentally disturbed man after another to came forth. Even a few women made it into the fray this time around.
Nothing compares though to the number of men who have claimed prophethood over the last 15 years or so with the likes sof Bob Thiel, Dave Pack, James Malm, Alton Billingsley, Gerald Flurry and others. Each one of these men self-appointed themselves to their positions. God was not a part of their appointments no matter how much they lie and create mindboggling scenarios.
Almost-ordained Elijah Thiel claims that he and he alone knows what exactly will be happening as the tribulation swiftly approaches and that those in all the other COG's will be heading directly into the tribulation because they are ignorant of the signs of the end times. Of course and as usual, Almost-ordained Thiel claims his group is the ONLY Philadelphian Church of God out there in COGlet land and that ALL the others are deceived and Laodicean.
Many fail to realize that the Bible teaches that Jesus will protect ONLY the Philadelphians from the ‘hour of trial’ (Revelation 3:7-10; 12:14-16), the rest of the Christians will go through the Great Tribulation and Day of The Lord (Revelation 12:17), and the place the Philadelphians are protected is in the wilderness (Revelation 12:14-16). Heaven is not a wilderness and Christians are not going to be there during the Great Tribulation as the rapturists teach.
Yet, because they have teachings against certain biblically revealed prophetic matters, those in the Sardis and Laodicean Church of God groups will not possibly known when to flee prior to the start of the Great Tribulation unless they repent according to what Jesus taught about them (Revelation 3:1-6, 14-22). Thus, most saints will be left behind. But you, if you are willing to believe what the Bible teaches and live accordingly, do not have to be left behind yourself.There you go, follow Almost-arrested Thiel and you will NOT be left behind!
It is that time of year again as Church of God members pack their bags, load their cars up for road trips or hop on planes to go to exotic locations somewhere in the world. Children are pulled out of school with various wild excuses as to why they will be leaving for 8-10 days just a few weeks after school has started in August or September. Friends and family member will be excited to meet together and share adventures. Hunger pangs will set in for new foods or gatherings in favorite restaurants. Many members who struggle financially will go into debt in order to live up to God's high standard that they deserve the best hotels, food, and alcohol. Ministers will be delighted to be staying in the finest resort rooms available, for free in many cases, and having daily access to the free food and alcohol in the ministerial dining rooms. Thousands will be spent on extravagant gift baskets for top ministers, evangelists, and Festival Coordinators because they have sacrificed sooooooo much over the past year.
It is all so heartwarming and millennial, as God has placed his name on hundreds of different locations around the world with hundreds of different COG's preaching hundreds of different messages by men who claim they are the direct channel for God's word.
But just how millennial is it? Some COG's will try and book Feast sites in areas that other COG's have traditionally used for years, all as a way of usurping them and hoping to be able to draw in a few of their members who are loyal to certain destinations.
Some cities, resorts, or convention destinations will have several COG's meeting in the same city, often within blocks of each other, and in some cases in the exact same location, but in different rooms.
Take a look at Branson, Missouri. United Church of God, Church of God a Worldwide Association, Intercontinental Church of God, Church of God in Truth and the International Congregation of Yahweh will all be meeting there. Uncomfortable moments are sure to be felt when going out to dinner, or a stage show, or at the local go-cart racing facility as different COG's all happen to meet up. Warm greetings will pour out and then awkward silence will quickly develop as they realize that they were told to not fellowship with apostate unbelievers who are not part of their only true church.
Missouri—Branson: UCG, http://feast.ucg.org. Branson: CGWA, http://feast.cogwa.org. Branson: ICG, http:// intercontinentalcog.org/ tabernacleshome.php. Branson: Oct. 3-10, Church of God in Truth, http://www.postponements.com/ id15.htm. Branson: International Congregation of Yahweh, http://www. icyahweh.org. Lake of the Ozarks: LCG, https://fot2017.lcg.org.Then there is Myrtle Beach with Church of God Big Sandy, Intercontinental Church of God and Church of God International meeting in the same city. This is sure to be awkward with all three groups having ties to Garner Ted Armstrong.
The Journal: News of the Churches of God
South Carolina—Hilton HeadGranted there are many COG members who ignore the admonitions of their ministers and Feast site coordinators to not fellowship with Laodicean former members. They will still see family and friends in other groups as some plan their Feast sites in order to do so.
Island: LCG, https://fot2017.lcg.org. Myrtle Beach: Church of God Big Sandy, http://churchofgodbigsandy.com, Lyle Kerby,(304) 354-7147. Myrtle Beach: ICG, http:// interconti- nentalcog.org/tabernacleshome.php. Myrtle Beach: CGI/CFN, http://cgi.org/feast-of-tabernacles. The Journal: News of the Churches of God
Many others will skip several services in order to enjoy their location attractions unencumbered by other church members for a few hours out of the day. Others show up the first day and make their presence known and then disappear till the last day when they reemerge acting as if this was the best eight days of sermons they have never heard.
Yes, it is 2017 and none of the Churches of God can coexist together in a foretaste of the heavenly Kingdom of God and yet they all believe they will soon be heading to Petra where they and they alone will be protected by their god during the tribulation.
For decades the church taught that we would make the desert bloom like a rose as we worked for 3 1/2 years in the place of final training. Future Kings and priests would be trained to rule cities and worlds. We would be taught how to unify and bring peace to a remnant of civilization who had just survived the nuclear war. Church members would live in harmony as the Spirit of God trained us and hovered over us protecting us from the evils going on outside the Petra mountains.
It all sounds slightly wonderful and heartwarming. But, given how almost all of the Church of God's in 2017 will not work together, gather together, or even believe the same things, can you imagine what a hell hole Petra will be!
When all of the various COG's leaders show up at the same place who is going to be the one true unifier? Almost ordained Bob Thiel? Vik Kubik? Mark Armstrong? Ron Weinland? Gerald Weston? Gerald Flurry? James Malm and his Wiccan sidekick Constance? What an appalling mess it will be! Why would any COG member sit there and watch this appalling mess as they realize they have 3 1/2 more years of this utter shitfest before them?
Does this really sound like a foretaste of the Kingdom of God?
A UCG source sent me these pithy quotes of Vic Kubick from his Twitter page. Is Vic starting to believe he might be wrong in the message he has been trying to prove right all of these years?
Is he finally realizing that all of the words he has been speaking actually avoids the deep thinking and reality of what it means to really follow Jesus instead of Moses?
Nah, I don't think so either...sigh
A UCG member sent me this:
Vik Kubik is literally twitterpated on Twitter right now over the recent ad by UCG that appeared in Times Square. It is the miracle of the century as God opened a door for the world to learn about UCG. It all stemmed from a press release that UCG sent out that it was about to celebrate the coming kingdom of God, October 5-12."
God is an amazing door opener that will cause hundreds of thousands to see this ad and join the one true church. What magical miraculous times we live in! Never has any COG had such publicity!
Kuhn first came to prominence in 1972 when "Why the Vast Difference between Animal Brain and Human Mind?" appeared in The Plain Truth magazine published by Ambassador College, an institution of the Worldwide Church of God (WCG). The WCG's Systematic Theology Project was coordinated by Kuhn, but later banned by WCG Founder Herbert W. Armstrong. Kuhn severed his connection to the WCG and its affiliates, including the Ambassador International Cultural Foundation (classical music concerts, featuring musicians including Vladimir Horowitz and Luciano Pavarotti), which Kuhn had created and managed.