My employer gave me a couple of days off for vacation as a “reward” for completing a very large and stressful rush job on time, when a long time friend, who still attends the Worldwide Church of God, started talking to me about the Feast of Tabernacles. I had almost forgotten the whole holy day thing. Then I started to get curious.
September 22-29 1945 – Good News Letter
Sometimes the truth hurts………….
Herbert Armstrong was a boozing alcoholic. That may be one reason he wanted to spring from the Church of God Seventh Day: He wanted to continue to wallow in his alcoholic solution to problems. Garner Ted Armstrong was an alcoholic. David Jon Hill was an alcoholic. Regional pastors in the hinterland were alcoholics. The whole WCG was top heavy with alcoholics and that defined the character of the church (or lack of it). Alcohol permeated the entire structure.
Nothing sends followers of Armstrongism into a tizzy faster than the word “Christmas.” Christmas was the focus of evil in the realm of darkness known to Worldwide Church of God members as “the world.” Christmas embodied all that was wrong with Christianity…