Following is what is new or updated on the Exit & Support Network™ website within approximately the last year. “Reposted” means from our first website.

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July 2020

Modelers Were ‘Astronomically Wrong’ in COVID-19 Predictions, Says Leading Epidemiologist—and the World Is Paying the Price (There is also a short 7 min video on this page from the epidemiologist.) (link from The HighWire/highwiretalk) (7-5-20)

Booklist Updated (7-1-20)

How to Find a Good Church Home New (linked from various places on the site (good article; offsite link) (7-1-20)

June 2020

Feeling Hopeless and Discouraged Regarding Life and Love Reposted (This links towards the end of “My Dad Controlled Every Aspect of Our Lives”) (6-30-20)

My Dad Controlled Every Aspect of Our Lives Reposted (Child Survivor Testimony) (6-29-20)

Excerpts From Gerald Flurry’s Sermons – Or Flurry’s Vegetable Patch Reposted (Excellent article; GF calls members “vegetables”; there is now a link in footnote #4 to the PCG letter about being told to destroy the CD sermon tapes (6-27-20)

Booklist New book under The Occult (The 7th Book by Bill Bean. The author has overcome many trials in his life, including demonic oppression as a child. He wrote this book for those who need rejuvenation and to find their way back to God. It is filled with hope, faith and blessed assurance that God is with us. (6-27-20)
To request a free PDF of this book, go to Bean’s website and scroll down to where it says “I’m offering my brand new book…”

Stephen Flurry Article on Fear Winds Down the Wrong Road New (6-26-20)

Links/Discernment & Research Updated For videos on The HighWire click “Watch.” Latest is: “When Science Cries Wolf.” Other videos are: Top Ten Reasons I Don’t Have Corona-Phobia; “Prof. Lockdown” Caught Massaging the Stats (about Neil Ferguson). (6-26-20)

I Was Constantly Bombarded With Stress Reposted (Child survivor testimony) (6-26-20

The Way We Were Told to Pray (The title has been changed in order to describe this writing better.) Reposted (Personal Writings) 6-25-20

What is the Sacred Name Movement that some exiters have gotten caught up in? Updated; also has link to a video.  (6-17-20)

What is the Sacred Name Movement that some exiters have gotten caught up in? New on Q&A. (6-15-20)

Links/Discernment & Research New – Recent videos: Interview with Top Expert USC Senior Fellow, Joel Hay PhD; Covid Nurse Exposes NY Hospital; (Full 1 hr, 20 min video: Nurse Blows whistle on Faulty Covid Reports); May video: “Prof. Lockdown” Caught Massaging the Stats (about Neil Ferguson) (6-14-20) For more videos, click on “Watch” on The HighWire.

Radio Programs Ad NauseamNew (an insanely long list of radio programs PCG has out there; from article: Information on Philadelphia Church of God; descriptions for some of them) (6-8-20)

Links Updated under “Trauma and PTSD” with a link to Dr. Peter Breggin being interviewed in a 5-29-20 video called Corona-Phobia where he talks about an irrational fear of coronavirus. Breggin’s site includes a coronavirus resource center; Top Ten Reasons I Don’t Have Corona-Phobia (from The HighWire) (6-1-20)

Fear is PCG’s Best Controlling Maneuver Reposted (PCG Testimony) (6-1-20)

May 2020

Links Updated (5-31-20

Abused in Every Way in Worldwide Church of God Reposted (Child survivor testimony) (5-25-20)

An Open Letter to Our Acquaintances in Worldwide Church of God Reposted This courageous letter enabled many to question deception and exit Worldwide Church of God and any of its authoritarian splinter groups. It was written by founder of ESN after exiting. Includes WACO. (5-23-20)

Living Church of God Updated (5-20-20)

What You Should Know About United Church of God-AIA Updated (5-18-20)

Killings Shed Light on Church. This is an article that was published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on March 20, 2005 about the Living Church of God shooting spree. Although dated, we have copied it to our site due to its historical significance. It links to and from the LCG shooting spree letters which were the best of the letters that ESN received at the time. (5-17-20)

Footnotes #10-13 were never posted on Worldwide Church of God and Herbert Armstrong. They  have now been added. (5-15-20)

Relationship Down the Tubes Due to Restored Church of God New (RCG testimony) (5-15-20)

PCG’s Last Ditch Effort to Gain Former Members New (5-14-20)

Links Updated under Discernment and Research (covers current events and spiritual deception (5-14-20)

Eight Dead in Living Church of God Shooting Spree! Reposted due to its historical significance. (Many excellent letters that ESN received at the time from exiters of LCG, WCG, PCG, etc.) (5-11-20)

Leaving is Hard Because… New Personal Writing (5-8-20)

Is Restored Church of God All it Appears to Be? Reposted with title change.  This has excerpts from the Akron Beacon. Includes link at end to excellent letter: “Concerns in Wadsworth About Restored Church of God.” (5-5-20)

What is the Mark of the Beast and how do we keep from being afraid? Moved/Updated (This Q&A has been moved to a different place on the page, with extra words added and new links at end) (5-2-20)

Took Me Many Years to Begin to Heal Reposted (WCG Testimony) (mentions David Pack when he was a minister in WCG) (5-1-20)

April 2020

The Church of God-PKG (Ronald Weinland) New article (4-27-20)

Calloused Treatment of Elderly Charter Member Vyron Wilkins Reposted (PCG Testimony) (4-26-20)

Life at Herbert W. Armstrong College Reposted (PCG Testimony) (Includes new Note from ESN at bottom.) (4-25-20)

What in the World is Worldwide Church of God Doing Now? Updated under “Three Reasons to Give.” (The reply to the April 23, 2020 WCG letter was moved here.) (4-24-20)

PCG Recruitment Article Copied From GTA’s Booklet! New (4-22-20)

God’s Love in My Life Through Angels and Miracles (7 amazing true stories in members’ lives) New 4-16-20
Updated (A 7th miracle story was added on 4-17-20): “Angel Keeps My Motorcycle From Hitting Truck.” (Rider fell asleep on cycle!)

April 7, 2020 Member and Co-Worker Letter (From Gerald Flurry) New (This is linked from Articles on Gerald Flurry) (4-14-20)

I Was Able to Compare S.E.P. Camp to a True Christian Camp  (Child survivor testimony) Reposted (This could also apply to PYC) 4-13-20

Pushed My Feelings Under the Carpet for Years (Child survivor testimony) Reposted; title change (4-9-20)

A Live Presentation From Gerald Flurry (will members be protected from pandemics?) UPDATED in last paragraph (This takes the place of the other article on the Live Presentation. It is shorter with excerpts that focus more on GF hinting that members will be protected; also covers his emphasis on HWA. There are comments by ESN. (4-1-20)

March 2020a live

More letters added to 2008 that were not copied over. These are found under: PCG News Story (FOX 25 Special Report on Philadelphia Church of God). (Very informative; some discuss GF’s mug shot.) Reposted 3-29-20

Gerald Flurry Finds Herbert Armstrong’s Prayer Rock! Reposted (The above article talks about this) (3-28-20)

What You Should Know About United Church of God-AIA Updated with a section on Prophecy Teachings which covers UCG’s “Teachings on the Mark of the Beast.” (3-26-20)

Articles and Writings on the Holy Days Reposted (Helpful for those who are questioning whether or not to keep the O. T. feast days) (3-25-20)

I Almost Got Sucked Into the Swirl of PCG New (Excellent testimony) (3-8-20)

A Cult in Transition Reposted due to its historical significance; the reason behind the events. (3-7-20)

Transformed by Truth or Transformed by Lies?? Reposted (A close scrutiny of what Joseph Tkach, Jr. classified as his personal story) (A critique of the gross distortions in Chapter two of the book)  (3-5-20)

Information on Philadelphia Church of God Updated under “Magazine” and “TV Broadcast” (scroll down under “History of Philadelphia Church of God” to find it.) There is also a link towards top where one can skip down to “Teachings and Beliefs of Philadelphia Church of God” followed by “Destructive Methods of Mind Control.” (3-4-20)

The Hope of Survivors (Pastoral Sexual Abuse) New on our links under “Spiritual Healing” (3-1-20)
Support, hope and healing for those who have been sexual abused by their pastor.

February 2020

Where Does PCG’s Third Tithe Fund Go? Added to Q&A and Grace & Law for those who never read this. (2-26-20)

Under God’s Wings Updated with 3rd picture added towards end (2-26-20)

Comfort for Those Who are Sorrowing New (More words added to introduction and pictures added) (2-25-20)
Written long ago but a source of comfort for those who are experiencing grief or sorrow. (4 brief articles)

Intercontinental Church of God (Garner Ted Armstrong) Updated (2-18-20)

Links to letters about RCG have been added under “Testimonies by Former Members of Restored Church of God” Updated (2-15-20)

What in the World is Worldwide Church of God Doing Now? Updated under “Worship on Saturday or Sunday” (this part also covers Grace Communion International today) (2-15-20)

Christian Churches of God (Wade Cox) New (This also has links to several letters about CCG) (2-13-20)

More Info on Abuses in Christian Churches of God New (This revealing letter has never been posted before) (October 6, 2010)

Personal Writings Updated with two new ones. New (2-13-20)

Letter Exposing Outright Lies, Abuses and Sociopathic Behavior  with a 2nd letter from author added (2-8-20)
These letters may be dated, but they show what was going on at the time of the changes.

Transformed by Christ (a critical review of GCI’s booklet) Reposted with minor updates (2-8-20)
Covers the massive distortions in the book and shows history revision and whitewashing of their founder.

Church of God, a Worldwide Association Re-worked (offshoot of UCG-AIA) (2-8-20)

I Questioned Things Early On (After Becoming a Member of Living Church of God) Reposted (2-7-20)

Christian Biblical Church of God (Fred R. Coulter) Updated (2-4-20)

Church of God International Teachings Did Not Add Up Reposted (2-3-20)

A Critique of “You Are Saved by Grace!” Reposted Critique of Stephen Flurry’s booklet. (2-1-20)

Note: More PCG testimonies were copied over that you may not seen yet so be sure and check that page. One is: The Pieces of the Puzzle Wouldn’t Fit. (2-1-20)

I am Leaving Living Church of God Reposted (2-1-20) (short testimony from former member of LCG)

January 2020:

Philadelphia Church of God is Poison Reposted (1-30-20)

More letters added to 2004 that were not copied over; i.e., GF’s end time prophecies not coming to pass, Dennis Leap once being chastised by GF, etc. Reposted (1-29-20)

My Mom Finally Saw the Truth About Philadelphia Church of God Reposted (1-28-20)

Did Herbert Armstrong Have God’s Truth?  Updated (1-23-20)

Did Herbert W. Armstrong Abuse His Flock? Reposted (1-22-20)

My Mother Was a Victim of Philadelphia Church of God Reposted (1-22-20)

Why do the leaders of all the major offshoots use a middle initial? New from Q&A (1-17-20)

Healing From Spiritual Abuse Updated (1-16-29)
Includes: Exiters Tell What Has Helped Them to Heal From Armstrongism and Exiters Tell What Has Helped Them on Exit Support Network’s Site.

Herbert W. Armstrong Updated section (1-16-20)

Site Map Updated (1-15-20)

Common Emotional Difficulties After Leaving a High Demand Group Reposted (1-13-20)

What in the World is Worldwide Church of God Doing Now? Updated (1-13-20)
Includes “What Else Are They Doing Today?” and “Need For Discernment.”

The Earl Williams Factor Reposted due to its historical significance (1-12-20)
Excellent article. Reveals how Williams was preaching grace way before Tkach, Sr. supposedly received his “truth about the New Covenant from God.” Letters at end about how Atlanta was a “test area.”

What Were We Really Believing in the WCG Era Updated & title change (1-12-20)
Includes: What are Doctrines of Devils?

Healing From Spiritual Abuse Updated section (1-11-29)

Letter Exposing Outright Lies, Abuses and Sociopathic Behavior Reposted (1-10-20)
Outstanding letter that reveals the truth about what was really going on at the time of the changes; talks about the great harm done to members by those that endorsed WCG. (Update 1-20-20: Headings have been given)

Malachi’s Message: How True is it? Updated (1-7-20)

Amazing Words That Have Been Said to Exiters (What Never to Say to Someone Who Has Been Deceived by an Abusive Group) Updated (1-4-20)

December 2019:

Was Herbert Armstrong Right About Britain Exiting the European Union?  Reposted (12-29-19)

Special News Report on Philadelphia Church of God Reposted due to its historical significance (12-19-19)

Flurry’s Fury Unleashed! Reposted due to its historical significance (12-19-19)

Offshoots of Worldwide Church of God  Updated & more testimonies (12-16-19)

Worldwide Church of God Expose` Updated section (12-11-19)

Identifying Marks of an Abusive Group Rearranged (12-11-19)

November 2019:

PDF Downloads New (11-18, 2019)

Endured Weekly Mental and Emotional Abuse in PCG New (PCG Child Survivor testimony) (10-30-19)

Worldwide Church of God Whitewashes Herbert Armstrong After New Changes New & reworded (11-26- 2019) Includes quotes from GCI’s 2019 booklet: “GCI: Transformed by Christ: A Brief History of GCI.”

September 2019:

David Pack Rewrites His Special Announcements After Prophecy Fails UPDATE at bottom to where Pack said in 2007 the latest Christ could return was Trumpets 2021 and the Tribulation would begin in 2018. (9-18-19)

What a Friend We Have in Jesus New added to “Comfort from Words of Hymns” (9-15-19)

 

 

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