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, in the process preparing to teach the entire world in the near future. Tune in each Monday at 12 p.m. Central time for 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.

#17: Passover Humility

Aired Monday, April 15, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   23 minutes

This week, baptized members of the Philadelphia Church of God from around the world are preparing to keep the Passover. This solemn observance memorializes the suffering and death of Jesus Christ. Learn how Passover—and all seven of God’s annual festivals—relates to God’s Work. Understand why you need Passover humility before keeping the other six.

#16: Spokesman Club and God’s Work

Aired Monday, April 8, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   18 minutes

The Edmond Graduate Spokesman Club held its Ladies Night last night. Listen as host Grant Turgeon explains how Spokesman Club is a formidable force in God’s Work. Hear about Philadelphia Church of God Pastor General Gerald Flurry’s experiences with Club—and how Club is a big reason why he is God’s apostle today.

#15: Portland Campaign: Inspiration and Hilarity

Aired Monday, April 1, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   22 minutes

Philadelphia Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry hosted a two-day personal appearance campaign in Portland, Oregon, last week. Listen as host Grant Turgeon recaps the productive event and takes you behind the scenes in the city where God’s Work in the Philadelphia era began. But your gregarious host won’t be the only one telling the story. Hear directly from several campaign attendees—and Mr. Flurry himself.

#14: The History of God’s Work in Oregon

Aired Monday, March 25, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   26 minutes

Philadelphia Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry is in Portland, Oregon, for a personal appearance campaign with subscribers on March 24-25. God’s work in Oregon has existed for almost 100 years. Listen as host Grant Turgeon tells stories and explains lessons from the Oregon days of the late Worldwide Church of God founder, Herbert W. Armstrong. It was in Oregon where God planted the mustard seed that grew into a massive, globe-girdling work unlike any other in the history of God’s Church.

#13: Personal Appearance Campaigns—European Edition

Aired Monday, March 18, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CDT   ·   21 minutes

Following a 12-3 a.m. security shift on the Herbert W. Armstrong College campus in Edmond, Oklahoma, this past Sunday, tired host Grant Turgeon speaks about the history of personal appearance campaigns in Europe and tells a funny story about one of the campaign experiences of the late Herbert W. Armstrong.

#12: God’s Open Door to Jerusalem

Aired Monday, March 4, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CST   ·   20 minutes

Philadelphia Church of God Pastor General Gerald Flurry has just returned from Jerusalem. God’s Work is always looking to increase the scope and impact of the warning message to the Jews. God always provides the open door and works miracles to help us accomplish spectacular feats. Listen as host Grant Turgeon describes the 50-year alliance between the PCG and the Mazar family, and how God has preserved that relationship for a very special reason.

#11: Another Plane Miracle

Aired Monday, February 25, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CST   ·   15 minutes

Satan almost thwarted an important flight to Jerusalem. Listen to a firsthand account of God’s miracle that brought the Philadelphia Church of God’s G-450 aircraft back to life.

#10: The Abundant Life

Aired Monday, February 18, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CST   ·   12 minutes

So much has happened in God’s Work lately! The activities never end; the cycle never stops. It is by keeping ourselves busy with worthwhile pursuits that we can truly begin to live the abundant life—God’s way of life.

#9: Tampa Bay PAC: Behind the Scenes

Aired Monday, January 28, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CST   ·   28 minutes

Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry hosted personal appearance campaign lectures on January 20-21 in Tampa Bay, Florida. Go behind the scenes with host Grant Turgeon to learn about the eventful trip to Florida and the main lesson he learned from that trying experience. You will also hear a compilation of highlights from both lectures, feedback from audience members, and an interview with a special campaign attendee.

#8: The Spirit of Godly Thinking

Aired Monday, January 14, 2019   ·   11:30 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

The 33-year anniversary of Herbert W. Armstrong’s death is in two days. Learn about the massive size and impact of the worldwide work God did through this great man. In the second segment, host Grant Turgeon gives listeners insight into some of the practical instruction from the recently concluded 2018-2019 Philadelphia Church of God Ministerial Conference.