The Autobiography of Herbert W. Armstrong
Herbert W. Armstrong (1892-1986) was one of the most prominent religious leaders of the 20th century, watched, read and followed by millions worldwide. He founded the Plain Truth magazine, the World Tomorrow television program, Ambassador College and the Ambassador International Cultural Foundation. He served as pastor general of the Worldwide Church of God, and visited heads of state and addressed large audiences globally as an unofficial ambassador of world peace.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Boyhood
Chapter 2 Learning Important Lessons
Chapter 3 Learning to Write Effective Advertisements
Chapter 4 ‘Idea Man’ for a National Magazine
Chapter 5 Pioneering in Public Opinion Polls
Chapter 6 Discovering Rules of Success
Chapter 7 How to Put Resourcefulness Into Practice
Chapter 8 Becoming a Publishers’ Representative
Chapter 9 How I Met My Wife
Chapter 10 Marriage Plans Complicated by War
Chapter 11 Our First Child
Chapter 12 Depression Strikes!
Chapter 13 Business Disintegrates
Chapter 14 College Competition and ‘Oregon or Bust’
Chapter 15 Launching a New Business
Chapter 16 Researching the Bible and Darwin
Chapter 17 At the Crossroads—a Momentous Decision
Chapter 18 Learning Whether God Answers Prayers
Chapter 19 Trying to Convert Relatives
Chapter 20 The First Sermon
Chapter 21 The ‘Million-Dollar’ Clay Business
Chapter 22 Astounding Answers to Prayer
Chapter 23 Prelude to Ministry
Chapter 24 Ordained to Christ’s Ministry
Chapter 25 Evangelistic Campaigns in Full Swing
Chapter 26 Caught in Newspaper Business Trap
Chapter 27 Stuck in Astoria
Chapter 28 Back Into the Ministry
Chapter 29 The Real Beginning of Present Work
Chapter 30 The World Tomorrow Broadcast Begins
Chapter 31 The Plain Truth Is Published
Chapter 32 Campaign Gets Under Way—Despite Opposition
Chapter 33 Early Evangelistic Campaigns—the Trials and Tests
Chapter 34 Steady Growth of Work at Eugene
Chapter 35 Uphill All the Way
Chapter 36 Broadcast Work Expands
Chapter 37 A Costly Lesson Pays Off!
Chapter 38 Work Grows—Despite Hardships and Persecution
Chapter 39 The Plain Truth Revived!
Chapter 40 First Vision of Worldwide Work
Chapter 41 Impact on Pacific Northwest
Chapter 42 On the Air in Los Angeles
Chapter 43 Impact of Daily Radio!
Chapter 44 Work Leaps Ahead—World Tomorrow Heard Nationwide
Chapter 45 More Opposition—More Growth
Chapter 46 A Talk to San Antonio Businessmen
Chapter 47 Severe Financial Crisis
Chapter 48 Historic San Francisco Conference—the United Nations Is Born
Chapter 49 World War II Ends—Atomic Age Begins
Chapter 50 A Momentous Year
Chapter 51 Planning a New-Type College—in U.S. and Europe!
Chapter 52 Our First Trip Abroad
Chapter 53 Impressions of Switzerland and France
Chapter 54 Mid-Atlantic Hurricane!
Chapter 55 Strategy to Gain Possession—Birth Pangs of the College
Chapter 56 A Supreme Crisis! Now Forced to ‘Fold Up’?
Chapter 57 Surviving the First Year of Ambassador College
Chapter 58 Ambassador Begins to Grow!
Chapter 59 First ‘Fruits’ of Right Education
Chapter 60 A Giant Leap to Europe
Chapter 61 Our First Experience With Television
Chapter 62 The Crossroads—TV or Radio?
Chapter 63 First Evangelistic Campaign in British Isles
Chapter 64 First Middle East Tour
Chapter 65 The Holy Land
Chapter 66 At Last!—Jerusalem
Chapter 67 Touring Europe by Car
Chapter 68 Purchasing Ambassador Hall
Chapter 69 Ambassador College Expands
Chapter 70 Tragedy Strikes Richard D. Armstrong
Chapter 71 25th Anniversary
Chapter 72 Providential Acquisition of English Campus