Behind the Work

Behind the Work

God’s work today is backed by a spiritual family of approximately 5,000 Philadelphia Church of God members and many more thousands of co-workers. The primary focus of a true Christian’s life is to contribute to the work in any way possible. Tune in each Monday at 11:30 a.m. Central time as host Grant Turgeon provides a behind-the-scenes look at the vibrant and exciting work of the living God through interviews, feature stories, updates and statistical rundowns. With the help of the Autobiography of Herbert W. Armstrong, you will also learn how the work of God today relates to the spectacular, miraculous, five-decade work of the end-time Elijah.


Thirty-two Herbert W. Armstrong College students graduated yesterday. Listen as host Grant Turgeon encourages them to continue living the abundant, hectic, disciplined, scheduled, busy, regimented life that leads to true and lasting freedom.

This past Sunday, we celebrated Mother’s Day. Learn why mothers are vital to God’s Work. You will also hear updates about Jerusalem, Zimbabwe, and the concert series.

Teenagers in the Philadelphia Church of God are receiving acceptance letters to Philadelphia Youth Camp this summer. Learn what God’s end-time apostles have said about this life-changing institution.

This week, baptized members of the Philadelphia Church of God from around the world are preparing to keep the Passover. This solemn observance memorializes the suffering and death of Jesus Christ. Learn how Passover—and all seven of God’s annual festivals—relates to God’s Work. Understand why you need Passover humility before keeping the other six.

The Edmond Graduate Spokesman Club held its Ladies Night last night. Listen as host Grant Turgeon explains how Spokesman Club is a formidable force in God’s Work. Hear about Philadelphia Church of God Pastor General Gerald Flurry’s experiences with Club—and how Club is a big reason why he is God’s apostle today.

Philadelphia Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry hosted a two-day personal appearance campaign in Portland, Oregon, last week. Listen as host Grant Turgeon recaps the productive event and takes you behind the scenes in the city where God’s Work in the Philadelphia era began. But your gregarious host won’t be the only one telling the story. Hear directly from several campaign attendees—and Mr. Flurry himself.

Philadelphia Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry is in Portland, Oregon, for a personal appearance campaign with subscribers on March 24-25. God’s work in Oregon has existed for almost 100 years. Listen as host Grant Turgeon tells stories and explains lessons from the Oregon days of the late Worldwide Church of God founder, Herbert W. Armstrong. It was in Oregon where God planted the mustard seed that grew into a massive, globe-girdling work unlike any other in the history of God’s Church.

Following a 12-3 a.m. security shift on the Herbert W. Armstrong College campus in Edmond, Oklahoma, this past Sunday, tired host Grant Turgeon speaks about the history of personal appearance campaigns in Europe and tells a funny story about one of the campaign experiences of the late Herbert W. Armstrong.

Philadelphia Church of God Pastor General Gerald Flurry has just returned from Jerusalem. God’s Work is always looking to increase the scope and impact of the warning message to the Jews. God always provides the open door and works miracles to help us accomplish spectacular feats. Listen as host Grant Turgeon describes the 50-year alliance between the PCG and the Mazar family, and how God has preserved that relationship for a very special reason.

Satan almost thwarted an important flight to Jerusalem. Listen to a firsthand account of God’s miracle that brought the Philadelphia Church of God’s G-450 aircraft back to life.