Monday, February 3, 2020

Moving On - It Takes Time

I was recently asked in an email about coming out of Armstrongism. The person was frustrated by both knowing that the doctrines are false, but also that friendships were breaking up. It is a very natural emotion, and one that should be dealt with.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Triumph Prophetic Ministries Still Online 2½ Years After the Demise of William Dankenbring

In my ongoing research among offshoots of Armstrongism I came across Triumph Prophetic Ministries, founded by the now late William F Dankenbring. He passed away in August of 2017 according to the front page of their website.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

January 16th 2020 - The Magic Date for Gerald Flurry

Gerald Flurry, so-called Pastor General of the Philadelphia Church of God, has long ago decreed that January 16th is a special date. It was the day Herbie died in 1986, now 34 years ago - and he will insist that anything that happens today is historic...

Monday, October 21, 2019

Has David Pack - or One of his Minions - Written the Article on Wikipedia?

It is quite interesting to read the article about the Restored Church of God, led by David Pack on Wikipedia. In fact, if you haven't looked at it, you should do so too. You can read it right here:

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

33 Years Ago That Herbert W Armstrong Passed Away

Picture source: Wikipedia
Three years ago I wrote the article 3 Decades Ago That Herbert Armstrong Died. In May I wrote the article What Can We Say That Hasn't Already Been Said About Armstrongism? which sums up the obvious: we can't really say that much new about the doctrines within armstrongism. They are mostly set in concrete like a canon in the spinoffs that all strive to be as 'faithful' as possible to what they consider to be an end-time Elijah.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The Journal Ends Publication After 21 Years

The Journal brought news about the various COGs globally. Many found inspiration in that newspaper, and I am also quite sure that both the obituaries and news about births at the back of the magazine gave people a unique chance to follow activities among former friends that were scattered as a result of the breakup of the many organizations.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Philadelphia Trumpet Is Getting Stranger Every Day

The PCG Philadelphia Trumpet is getting stranger for every issue published. It was rather interesting to see the article published over on Living Armstrongism entitled Overview of the August 2018 Issue of PCG's Philadelphia Trumpet. I made the comment you can see at the beginning of this article.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

What Can We Say That Hasn't Already Been Said About Armstrongism?

At this time of the year, it's a good idea to do a status check on every blog. On the morning of December 3rd 2016, I was considering what I could possibly say - or write - that hasn't already been said - or written - on the subject of Armstrongism. This article is updated on May 22nd 2018 to keep the blog alive, just so you weren't wondering whether it was dead… :-)