“There are those who admit that Herbert Armstrong was wrong in his teachings and there are those who don’t care or cannot bring themselves to admit that he was wrong. After all, the consequence of admitting that you wasted your life following a man can be quite disconcerting!”
The following was posted on Ambassador Watch May 15, 2016
All churches will eventually die. That’s a given. Most think they must and will survive. A church might be hanging on physically, but is dead spiritually. The following questions give a good indication of your church’s health, if it is growing or dying out.
A great many people have little enthusiasm for being free and autonomous. Such a prospect terrifies them! Most want to “have a place,” to be a piece of the “in” swarm, to be in the place where the “activity” is. They need to hitch their wagon to a “cause,” to a religious or political master – a idea that will in any event, loan a feeling of direction to their generally hopeless reality. Thus, many are ready to end up as “genuine adherents” to a political or religious cult!