Behind the Work

Hosted by Grant Turgeon

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.

#40: A Captivating Communicator for God

Aired Monday, November 25, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CST   ·   29 minutes

During the 20th century, one man delivered God’s hope-filled message to the world with miraculous power, captivating the minds and hearts of millions. At a young age, this man learned many practical ways to communicate in the most effective way possible. Learn how you can apply every detail of this useful knowledge to drastically improve your life.

#39: Life Advice from the End-Time Elijah

Aired Monday, November 18, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

The late Worldwide Church of God founder Herbert W. Armstrong recorded life lessons for us in his Autobiography. Listen as host Grant Turgeon talks about Mr. Armstrong’s valuable experiences in self-education, resourcefulness on the job, learning the hard way, and more.

#38: Mr. Armstrong’s Childhood of Wonder

Aired Monday, November 11, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CST   ·   29 minutes

God’s end-time Elijah, the late Worldwide Church of God founder Herbert W. Armstrong, showed from an early age the qualities needed to direct a miraculous Work. Listen as host Grant Turgeon talks about Mr. Armstrong’s unique childhood, which changed the entire world for the better.

#37: Interviewing the Festival Department Manager

Aired Monday, October 14, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   29 minutes

Members of the Philadelphia Church of God are celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles from October 14-20, then the Last Great Day on October 21, at festival sites around the world. Listen as host Grant Turgeon interviews festival department manager Jason Cocomise about the extensive preparation his crew oversaw all year long to ensure that God’s people may rejoice at His Feast.

#36: How To LIVE in the Work

Aired Monday, October 7, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   27 minutes

The world today is more dangerous than ever physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. To stay positive and hope-filled despite the bombardment of negativity all around you, it is necessary to bombard yourself with positivity. Learn how to erect a powerful spiritual force field around your mind and home.

#35: The Fall Holy Days—Loving Authority in Action

Aired Monday, September 30, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   21 minutes

Members of the Philadelphia Church of God are currently in the midst of observing the Feast of Trumpets, the Day of Atonement, the Feast of Tabernacles, and the Last Great Day. These holy days picture future events that will transform the Earth and the universe. But none of this would be possible without God’s loving government. During the holy days, we prepare to receive authority within God’s imminent world-ruling government structure. We learn how to use authority to love, give, and serve. To fulfill the meaning of these days in the future, we will have to love, give, and serve. In God’s Work today, we have the opportunity to love, give, and serve.

#34: The Strenuous Life

Aired Monday, September 23, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   22 minutes

God’s Work is pushed forward by extremely hard workers. Learn from the examples of some of these unselfish men and women. Understand why it’s essential for God’s Work to be challenging and strenuous.

#33: Lessons Learned from the Pastor General

Aired Monday, September 16, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   18 minutes

Philadelphia Church of God Pastor General Gerald Flurry upholds a righteous standard within the one true Church. God’s loyal people follow him as he follows Jesus Christ. Listen as host Grant Turgeon describes lessons he has learned from God’s apostle through two years as his personal assistant, seven years as his travel companion, and a lifetime as his grandson.

#32: Nonstop Service

Aired Monday, September 9, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   17 minutes

The supporters of God’s Work have a chance to live a life of nonstop service. Learn how to serve to the fullest, how to rejoice in service, and how you will be rewarded for serving.

#31: Building Beautifully and Expanding Eternally

Aired Monday, September 2, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   20 minutes

Is it needlessly extravagant for God’s Work to purchase large properties and quality equipment? Is it grotesquely vain for God’s servants to cultivate visually attractive assets? Understand how upholding such a high physical standard pleases the great God.