Trumpet Bookshelf

Hosted by Grant Turgeon

A Christian’s bookshelf is filled with a number of vital titles—first and foremost the Bible. By exploring the Bible with the help of Philadelphia Church of God literature (available for free at, you will find answers to life’s most important questions and unlock the vision of your marvelous future.

#27: The Ten Commandments—Part 2

Aired Friday, March 8, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

Does God care about the words we speak and the day we keep? Probably more than we know! Follow along as host Grant Turgeon explains the letter and the spirit of the third and fourth commandments. God delivered the Ten Commandments to ancient Israel in the perfect order. The third and fourth commandments build upon the first two and complete the subset of laws governing mankind’s relationship with God. Apply these laws to revolutionize your life for the better.

#26: The Ten Commandments—Part 1

Aired Friday, March 1, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   29 minutes

God’s spiritual laws for a happy life are just as real as the law of gravity. Follow along as host Grant Turgeon covers the first two commandments about whom and how to worship. You need the power of the everlasting God in your life. To get it, start by keeping these first two commandments.

#25: Is Specialized Talent God-Given?

Aired Friday, February 22, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   22 minutes

It’s too easy to make excuses: “I’m just not smart enough.” “I’ll never be good at this.” “I don’t have the talent.” Follow along as host Grant Turgeon covers the late theologian and educator Herbert W. Armstrong’s reprint article “Is Specialized Talent God-Given?” Discover the value of daily effort. Learn how you can become talented in areas you never thought possible.

#24: Child Rearing With Vision—Part 5

Aired Friday, February 15, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

Child Rearing With Vision is a life-changing new book available for free at Listen as host Grant Turgeon interviews Just the Best Literature host Dennis Leap, who contributed mightily to the book.

#23: Child Rearing With Vision—Part 4

Aired Friday, February 8, 2019   ·   10:30 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

Your children will leave home one day. Parents are responsible for preparing children for that eventuality. The ultimate goal: preparing them to raise strong families like your own! Follow along as host Grant Turgeon covers Chapters 7 and 8 of Child Rearing With Vision, a free book available at Learn how to fill your children’s lives with wonderful experiences that will cause them to live and love God’s way forever.

#22: Child Rearing With Vision—Part 3

Aired Friday, January 25, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   24 minutes

Parents hold the highest physical leadership office on Earth! Follow along as host Grant Turgeon covers chapters 5-6 of the new Child Rearing With Vision book. Learn about the top priority for parents raising 6-12-year-olds. Understand how to combat the manifold dangers and traps that Satan places in the paths of our teenagers. The more we grasp the God Family vision and impart it to our children, the better our results will be.

#21: Child Rearing With Vision—Part 2

Aired Friday, January 18, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   24 minutes

Proper child rearing requires spiritual vision and active effort. Follow along as host Grant Turgeon covers chapters 3-4 of the new book Child Rearing With Vision, available at Learn how parents are master potters, directly responsible for sculpting godly, obedient children. Also, as a changeup, listen in for some health tips that have your host feeling extra energetic today!

#20: Child Rearing With Vision—Part 1

Aired Friday, January 4, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

The literature library at now offers a new item! Follow along as host Grant Turgeon covers the first two chapters of Child Rearing With Vision. Learn about the spiritual vision needed to raise children who follow God all their lives. Understand the importance of the God-ordained roles of father and mother.

#19: Redefining Family

Aired Friday, December 21, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

Society’s views on traditional marriage have shifted radically in the past several decades. Follow along as host Grant Turgeon covers the Philadelphia Church of God booklet Redefining Family, showing how traditional marriage is far more than a tradition—and something worth fighting for. Learn where marriage comes from and how this foundational institution holds great significance even beyond this physical life. Request a copy of the booklet at

#18: God Is a Family

Aired Friday, December 14, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

Critics of the late educator and theologian Herbert W. Armstrong have scorned him most for his belief that God is a Family. But what does your Bible say about the subject? Follow along as host Grant Turgeon discusses the Philadelphia Church of God booklet God Is a Family. Disprove the satanic doctrine of the Trinity. Learn how this understanding unlocks your incredible, eternal potential. Request a copy of the booklet at