SourceCode Herbert Armstrong can be seen as bad source code of particularly malicious aggressive religious malware, difficult to detect and even more difficult to remove.
Mythunderstanding Armstrongists aren’t very bright. But they would like you to believe they are.
WAR! The Armstrongist Churches of God are not war-like tribes — they are warring tribes, at war with one another, to the point that they not only don’t look Christian or necessarily godly, they look downright barbaric and uncivilized, as though they are waiting for civilization to catch up to them
some time in the future — a future which will never come.
Trust Do you trust your Armstrongist minister? Should you trust your Armstrongist minister?
VIP Trust In one fell swoop, Dr. Stanley Schmidt just described the sociological world of Herbert Armstrong in the Worldwide Church of God
Hubris From ancient Greek, means extreme pride or arrogance. Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of ones own competence or capabilities, especially when the person exhibiting it is in a position of power.
Monsters Inc Take Your Disabled Child To The Mall And Abandon Him – Let Someone Else Take Care Of Him
Ninth In the 1950s, it was the standard, at least in the United States, that, all things being equal, a man was as good as his word:
Arrogance The Cult of Herbert Armstrong is full of itself, puffed up in full arrogance, confident in its overweening ego, that the only truth is here with them and you dare not go anywhere else because, if you do, disasters will surely follow, you will be in deep trouble, you will have terrible
Image The important thing here is for the alpha male Corporate Executive to assert his superior dominance over an underling to maintain Corporate Order and insure the proper image for the Corporate Executive in the hierarchy of the Corporate “monkey tree” where all the executives are
striving to be “top banana”
Swindlers Swindlers have been an endemic epidemic within the Cult of Herbert Armstrong since the 1950s: It isn’t just the leaders and ministers, it’s the members
The Joe Schmo Show Those of us who have been in the Cult of Herbert Armstrong have lived through our own Joe Schmo Show: It is all fake — the joke is on us.