About us

Background of the WKG

147 about usThe Worldwide Church of God WKG, English "Worldwide Church of God" (known since 3, April 2009 in various areas of the world under the name of "Grace Communion International"), became 1934 in the US as "Radio Church of God" by Herbert W. Armstrong (1892-1986) was founded. A former advertising expert and ordained pastor of the Seventh-day Church, Armstrong was a pioneer in the proclamation of the gospel via radio and from 1968 on television stations "The World Tomorrow". "The Plain Truth" magazines, also 1934 founded by Armstrong, were also released in German from 1961. First as "The Pure Truth" and from 1973 as "Clear & True". 1968 was the first community in German-speaking Switzerland to be founded in Zurich, a short time later in Basel. In January, 1986 appointed Armstrong Joseph W. Tkach deputy general pastor. After the death of Armstrong (1986), Tkach senior's slow changes took shape, ...

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credo

Emphasis on Jesus Christ Our values ​​are fundamental principles upon which we build our spiritual lives and with which we face our common destiny in the Worldwide Church of God as children of God through faith in Jesus Christ. We emphasize sound biblical teaching We are committed to sound biblical teaching. We believe that the essential doctrines of historical Christianity are those to which the Christian faith ...

Forgive us our transgressions

The Worldwide Church of God WKG (English Worldwide Church of God) has in recent years changed its position to a set of long-held beliefs and practices. These changes were based on the assumption that salvation comes by grace, by faith. Although we have preached this in the past, it has always been linked with the message that God is calling us to our works that ...

A church, born again

For the past fifteen years, the Holy Spirit has blessed the Worldwide Church of God with unprecedented growth in doctrinal understanding and sensitivity to the world around us, especially to other Christians. But the scale and speed of the changes since the death of our founder, Herbert W. Armstrong, has amazed both supporters and opponents. It pays to pause to look at what we ...

Portrait of Dr. Joseph Tkach

Joseph Tkach is pastor general and chairman of the "Worldwide Church of God", WKG for short, "Worldwide Church of God". Since 3. April 2009 was renamed the church in "Grace Communion International". Dr. Tkach has served as the ordained preacher of the Worldwide Church of God since 1976. He oversaw communities in Detroit, Michigan; Phoenix, Arizona; Pasadena and Santa Barbara-San Luis Obispo. His father, Joseph W. Tkach sen., Appointed Tkach for ...

Review of the WKG

In January 1986, Herbert W. Armstrong died at the age of 93 years. The founder of the Worldwide Church of God was a remarkable man, with an impressive speech and writing style. He has convinced more than 100.000 people of his interpretations of the Bible, and he has built the Worldwide Church of God into a radio / television and publishing empire that at its peak reached more than 15 millions of people each year. A strong emphasis on the teachings of Lord ...

Our true identity

Nowadays, it is often necessary to make a name for yourself to be important and important to others and yourself. It seems that people are on an insatiable quest for identity and meaning. But Jesus already said, "He who finds his life will lose it; and who loses his life for my sake will find it "(Mt 10, 39). As a church, we have learned from this truth. Since 2009 we call ourselves Grace Communion ...