Archive for July, 2011

How The WMSCOG Turned My Life Upside Down Part 4 – The NDA – A Former Member’s Story

3 on July 29, 2011, 12:31 AM / in Former Member Testimony

Previously we learned of our correspondent from New Jersey’s dramatic exit from the World Mission Society Church of God (WMSCOG).  In this fourth part, of her five part series, we learn how this organization tried to make her sign some kind of non-disclosure agreement (NDA) when they believed she had been questioning them on the Internet. During my research on […]

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How The WMSCOG Turned My Life Upside Down Part 3 – Why I Left – A Former Member’s Story

7 on July 25, 2011, 11:08 PM / in Former Member Testimony

In parts one and two, of this five part series from our correspondent in New Jersey, we learned how she was first recruited into the World Mission Society Church of God, and how the pressure to spend more time at the organization slowly increased.  In part three below, we’ll learn the blatant Biblical contradiction she discovered that led to her dramatic exit.  We’ve […]

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How The WMSCOG Turned My Life Upside Down Part 2 – The Creeping Time Commitment – A Former Member’s Story

6 on July 23, 2011, 10:45 AM / in Former Member Testimony

In part one, of our five part series we learned how our correspondent from New Jersey was recruited into the World Mission Society Church of God.  Now, read part two below to learn how her time commitment and involvement was slowly encouraged to increase… After being a member for about two weeks, I invited my boyfriend of about one year to come to the […]

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How The WMSCOG Turned My Life Upside Down Part 1 – How I Got Involved – A Former Member’s Story

0 on July 22, 2011, 9:41 PM / in Former Member Testimony

We recently asked one of our correspondents from New Jersey to send us the story of her experience in the World Mission Society Church of God.  What followed certainly did not disappoint.  Following her through this five part journey, we learn how she was recruited, the questions that began to unravel her beliefs, an her final exit.  Unfortunately, some of what she […]

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Saved From Disasters? WMSCOG Building Damaged In New Zealand Earthquake

Saved From Disasters? WMSCOG Building Damaged In New Zealand Earthquake

1 on July 14, 2011, 11:54 PM / in Controversial Points

The World Mission Society Church of God (WMSCOG) claims that they are safe from natural disasters.  Unfortunately for their claim, one of their buildings was damaged in the earthquake that hit New Zealand on February 22, 2011. No Official Mention I can find no official mention of the church being damaged on their official web site as of July 14, […]

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The WMSCOG Preaches They Are Saved From Disasters?

0 on July 14, 2011, 10:47 PM / in Controversial Points

The World Mission Society Church of God preaches that by observing the Passover, they are saved from natural disasters.  That’s quite a claim.  Let’s look at it in detail. The Claim From Their Official Site If you’ve spent any time in the WMSCOG, you’ve heard this claim in person, but just for those who haven’t, here’s some examples of the […]

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“A Member With Financial Troubles Can Not Represent Father and Mother” – A Former Member’s Story

8 on July 14, 2011, 12:35 AM / in Former Member Testimony

This true story from one of our friends who is now an ex-member of the World Mission Society Church of God has been posted here with their permission.  Here is our friend’s story in her own words: I was introduced to this group by my brother who was baptized while in the Navy.  He had no prior knowledge of the Bible at […]

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Mother In The Bible: Country Or Korean Lady? Galatians 4:26

25 on July 13, 2011, 10:35 PM / in Bible Studies, Zhang Gil-Jah

The World Mission Society Church of God believes that Zhang Gil-Jah is both the “mother” and “bride” described in the Bible.  How does the WMSCOG arrive at this conclusion?  How do WMSCOG recruiters present this conclusion to potential new recruits? How They Recruit Using Galatians 4:26 When recruiting in shopping malls, heavily populated areas, or on college campuses, WMSCOG recruiters […]

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When Does The Sabbath Begin?

2 on July 13, 2011, 8:37 AM / in Bible Studies

The World Mission Society Church of God celebrates the Sabbath from approximately 9 am until 10 pm on Saturday (yes that’s 13 hours in church every Saturday if you’re counting, and it’s absolutely exhausting).  Despite the long day, many members stay until 12 am or later on the Sabbath to “study”.  When I was a member, I remember a WMSCOG […]

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Why Is It Difficult For Some WMSCOG Members To Leave?

Why Is It Difficult For Some WMSCOG Members To Leave?

67 on July 11, 2011, 11:41 PM / in Controversial Points, Non Thought, Thought Reform
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Family and friends of current World Mission Society Church of God members that we speak with, often can not understand the member’s involvement with the organization, much less why it is so difficult for the member to leave even after being made aware of various contradictions in the group’s doctrine, activities, and leadership.  So why is it so hard for […]

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