It critiques PCG's doctrines and correctly notes that PCG teaches many things contrary from mainstream Christianity such as PCG's claim to be the only true church, the God Family doctrine, denial of the Trinity and the insistence that it is not possible to know that you have been saved until the resurrection.
Among other things it contains the statement that PCG claimed to have an annual income of $5 million by 1996.
Today, they claim their magazine is received in over 60,000 homes'. (TPT [The Philadelphia Trumpet] 1/96 p. 1). The work has spread to five international offices, with a claimed annual income of over five million dollars.Later in a 2013 booklet Gerald Flurry would boast that PCG had an annual income of "around $19.5 million annually as of 2012." In a January 7, 2011 article PCG's Stephen Flurry boasted that PCG had an income of $20.6 million in 2010.
Here are some of the other enlightening quotes this article presents which reveals PCG's claim to exclusively have God's favor and its adulation for HWA.
"Only the Philadelphia Church of God is receiving new prophetic revelation from God today". (TPT, 3/95, p. 4). ...
"...Mr. Armstrong is our primary connection to God in this end time!...Mr. Herbert Armstrong was that messenger who prepared the way for Christ's second coming." (TPT 7/94, p.11).The article cites the following issues of PCG's recruitment magazine, The Philadelphia Trumpet.
- March 1994.
- April 1994.
- May 1994.
- July 1994.
- August 1994.
- September-October 1994.
- March 1995.
- May 1995.
- January 1996.