There are hundreds of offshoots and splinter groups from the WCG; therefore, it is impossible to list, or keep track of, all of them. Several of these groups below also include testimonies from former members.


“…Take heed that no man deceive you.” ~Matthew 24:4

“Salvation can not be found in any church. It can only be found in a Person–the Lord Jesus Christ.” ~Anonymous

[Note: Names have been changed for confidentiality on all testimonies and articles, unless otherwise noted.]

Many of the following contain a link to the leader’s All or Nothing Statement:

Philadelphia Church of God (Gerald R. Flurry)

Restored Church of God (David C. Pack)

United Church of God-AIA (Rick Shabi)

Christian Biblical Church of God (Fred R. Coulter) [“Truth of God”]

Living Church of God (Gerald E. Weston) [Roderick C. Meredith, founder]

Church of God, a Worldwide Association (Jim Franks)

Intercontinental Church of God (Mark Armstrong) [Garner Ted Armstrong, founder]

Christian Churches of God (Wade Cox)

The Church of God-PKG (Ronald Weinland)

Church of God, The Eternal (Jon W. Brisby)

Christian Educational Ministries (Ronald L. Dart)

Worldwide Church of God Organizational Splits (There are hundreds more splinter groups since this list was formed, plus there are now splits of various splinters) [offsite link]

Pioneers or Senior Veterans of Worldwide Church of God (Includes pictures and info on them) (PDF) [offsite link]

Recommended Letter:

Those Who Have Been Caught Up in the Churches of God Movement

Recommended Articles:

If You Have a Loved One in a Deceptive, Exploitive Group (Includes what to do and what not to do)

Where Is the True Church?

How Do I Receive Eternal Life? (Can I be assured that I have received eternal life? Did I really understand what the gospel was?)

What Were the Lies and What is the Truth?

Confession and Freedom From Specific Cult/Occult Strongholds (includes WCG, PCG & all offshoots)

Grace & Law (many articles)

Recommended Ministries:

Salvation is Easy
Many informative and encouraging videos refuting legalism, Galatian error, Calvinism, etc. Teaching grace alone through faith alone. Very encouraging messages.

Bob George Ministries with Bob George (1933-2018)Timeless teachings on the complete forgiveness and unconditional love of Jesus Christ.

Recommended Section:

Herbert W. Armstrong (Was Herbert Armstrong who he said he was? Did he tell the truth? Many articles; includes recommended letters)




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