Following is what is new or updated on the Exit & Support Network™ website within approximately the last year. If you visit this page frequently, please refresh the page to see recent listings.
NOTICE 2-18-15: Following is a link to articles for this time of year that some exiters may be interested in: Articles and Writings on the Holy Days
An Open Letter to Gerald Flurry and the PCG Ministers New 2-23-15 by Dan De Gennaro
Why is it hard for me to attend a mainstream church? Updated 2-21-15 (Q&A)
My Mom Finally Saw the Truth About Philadelphia Church of God New 1-26-15 Testimony about PCG (New 2-3-15 Link added at end to another testimony)
Mystery of the Ages (a 2nd critical review) by William Hohmann Reposted 1-4-15
I Knew I was Going to Escape as Soon as Possible New 12-29-14 WCG child survivor testimony
How Did WCG Instruct Ministers to Deal With "Health and Medical Problems"? Updated 11-26-14
The note at the top is new.
Worldwide Church of God History (page 2) Updated 11-26-14
The second note at the end is new.
Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Updated 11-11-14
Giving the Reigns of Our Life Over to Someone Else New 10-28-14 Ex-WCG/PCG
Buzzwords (or Loading the Language) Updated 10-24-14
If You Have a Loved One in a Deceptive, Exploitive Group Updated 10-17-14
How can I untangle my mind from HWA's dogma? Updated 10-14-14
To All Who Are Considering Joining Philadelphia Church of God Updated 10-11-14
"A Former PCG Member Relates His Experience in PCG" has been added to the above article. Clicking on the link above will bring you to the testimony. The last part entitled: "What if I am becoming hooked on Philadelphia Church of God literature?" has been updated with a new paragraph at end.
Redemptive Names of God and What They Mean New 10-9-14
Love of Sports and How My Dad Stood For What Was Right New 10-2-14 WCG child survivor testimony
Was Herbert Armstrong God's True Servant? Updated 9-21-14
Info on COGWA Updated 9-17-14
COGWA is a split of UCG-AIA. Update includes info on "Foundation Outreach International" (FOI) and link to recent letter on COGWA and FOI.
How Did Herbert W. Armstrong Recruit People? Updated 9-8-14
The step by step process; applies equally to those drawn into PCG, RCG, etc.
What is a cult as defined on your site? Updated 9-2-14 (Q&A)
Plain Truth Ministries—They Try Hard! Updated 9-2-14
Updated at end where it says: "Note and Updates."
Why I'm Ex-PCG New 8-28-14 Ex-PCG testimony
Cruel and cold-hearted abuse by a well-known regional director. Updated: The author has given permission to use the regional director's real name.
But I Had Such a Wonderful Time at the Feast of Tabernacles! Updated 8-25-14
Our Family's Devastation Due to Gerald Flurry's No-Contact Policy New 8-22-14 Ex-PCG testimony
Testimony by Dan De Gennaro regarding the suicide of his daughter Janet. Updated 9-3-14 Includes link to download this testimony in Spanish
Myths About Loma Armstrong New footnote 8-19-14
Footnote #2 at end about angels and false dreams is new.
The Law of Moses and the Grace of God Updated 8-13-14
This article had several places in it where the words "New Covenant" had been used in place of "the law" and evidently happened in a "search and replace" when the article was reposted by ESN. It has now been corrected.
David C. Pack Builds a World Headquarters New footnote 7-22-14
Footnote #1 at end about Dale Shurter is new.
Who are the sheep that were scattered? Updated (Q&A) 7-18-14
Can I commit the unpardonable sin? Updated 7-8-14
Two links in the paragraph beginning with: "The blasphemy of the Holy Spirit..." have now been corrected.
Email Us Updated 7-8-14
I Found Out the Truth About Philadelphia Church of God New 6-19-14 Ex-PCG testimony
How can I untangle my mind from HWA's dogma? Updated (Q&A) 6-3-14 (slightly updated 6-20)
Is the Philadelphia Church of God Now the Laodicean Church? Updated 5-16-14
Updated especially toward the end with new paragraph.
How do I recover after exiting an abusive group? Updated (Q&A) 5-16-14
Updated where it says "Note:"
Where Do the Feelings Go? Updated 5-16-14
What in the World is Worldwide Church of God Doing Now? Updated 5-16-14
Updated at "WCG's Excuses."
Did Herbert Armstrong Have God's Truth? Updated 5-15-14 (slightly updated with Note 6-20-14)
Philadelphia Church of God Healing Doctrine New link has been placed at end of article to letter: "People in PCG Are Dying Needlessly."
Inside the New Age Nightmare by Randall N. Baer New 4-28-14
The author tells how, when he was seeking after truth, he ended up finding masterful counterfeits disguised as the truth and how these lies led him into deeper levels of bondage. Added to "Freedom From Spiritual Strongholds" and at the end of "Did Herbert Armstrong Have God's Truth?" (which covers New Age/Occultic teachings) The first few chapters of this book may be read online.
Why are you attacking a dead man? Reposted (Q&A) 4-28-14
Several new sentences have been added.
Philadelphia Church of God and the Place of Safety Updated 4-22-14
Could you explain Colossians 2:16-17? Reposted (Q&A) 4-22-14
Was Herbert Armstrong God's True Servant? New Note 4-22-14
A NOTE has been placed at the end of this article. Clicking on the link will bring you to it.
Childhood Memories of Growing up in Worldwide Church of God New 3-24-14 WCG child survivor testimony
This survivor also followed his parents into UCG. (Both link to each other.)
Why I Left United Church of God New 3--24-14 UCG survivor testimony
Written by author of the above testimony. (Both link together)
Excerpts From Gerald Flurry's Sermons -or- Flurry's Vegetable Patch New 3-17-14 by Former PCG member
Amazing Statement Made by Worldwide Church of God Minister -#16 New 3-13-14
Since there were two identical amazing statements, we inserted a new one in place of #16's original statement.
Tithing and Wolves in Sheep's Clothing New link 3-11-14 listed at end of this article
A link has been added to Answers to 60+Tithing Arguments [offsite article] This link has also been added at the end of Christian Biblical Church of God--An Ungodly Experience Nobody Should Have To Endure.
Six Days of Creation New link 2-25-14 listed near bottom of page
As a result of a letter to ESN, we have placed a link to How Old is the Earth? (From Chap. 8 of Refuting Evolution. Some of our readers may be interested in this site which disproves the theory of evolution.)
Mystery of the Ages (a critical review), Chapter six Updated 2-21-14
A new quote is added about "spiritual body" from I Cor. 15:44. Clicking on above link will bring you to it.
Where Are the Tribes of Israel Located? Updated 2-21-14
The part under "REUBEN" has been rewritten with new commentary quote. Clicking on above link will bring you to it.
Where Are the Tribes of Israel Located? (Pt. 2) Updated 2-21-14
The part under "GAD" has been rewritten. Clicking on above link will bring you to it.
Where Are the Tribes of Israel Located? (Pt.2) Updated 2-21-14
The part under "ASHER" has been rewritten. Clicking on above link will bring you to it.
Did Herbert Armstrong Have God's Truth? Updated 2-18-14
Spiritual Healing New link 2-17-14 listed under this heading
H. A. Ironside's Notes on Galatians.
Oppression and Evil in the Philadelphia Church of God New 2-12-14 Ex-PCG testimony
Another Woman in PCG Has Taken Her Life Updated letter 2-11-14
This PCG letter of July 4, 2008 has been given a title change and more info added at the beginning. We do not know why this paragraph was never posted at the time.
Is GCI Still Holding to Some of Herbert Armstrong's Doctrines? Updated 2-10-14
Why Do So Many Exiters Turn to Agnosticism or Atheism? Updated 1-27-14 and 5-19-14
This has been completely updated, re-written in many places, and has a title change.
Did Herbert Armstrong Set Dates? Updated at end 1-27-14
The NOTE at end is new.
Information on Philadelphia Church of God (Gerald Flurry) Updated 1-25-14
Re-titled; used to be "What is Philadelphia Church of God?" New words at beginning. The 3rd point under "Teachings and Beliefs of Philadelphia Church of God" is New.
Archives to All Letters New 1-22-14
Archives to all letters to ESN have been moved to a separate page. They also can be accessed by clicking on "Letters" on the Menu.
Questioning Why I Was in an Abusive, Controlling Group Updated 1-20-14
David Pack Rewrites His Special Announcements After Prophecy Fails New Quote 1-18-14
Quote by David Pack at end of article.
David C. Pack is a Madman New Quote 1-18-14
Quote by David Pack at end of article.
I Realized Something Was Very, Very Wrong With PCG New 1-15-14 Ex-PCG testimony
NOTE: This has been moved to the PCG letters.
NOTICE: The McNair PDF book has now been re-sized down to 1.6 MB. If anyone in the past didn't have enough room on their server to receive large attachments, please feel free to request it again. (See our Booklist for a description)
NOTICE: The Tangled Web PDF book is now available in Spanish (español) but without the Appendix. Esto también está disponible en español, pero no incluye el apéndice.
Is the Philadelphia Church of God Now the Laodicean Church? Updated 12-31-13
The third paragraph from the bottom is new.
Beware of Fred R. Coulter! Updated 12-30-13
Comments by ESN at end have been updated and expanded; includes quotes from one of Coulter's booklets.
What You Should Know About United Church of God-AIA Updated 12-19-13
This has been updated at the end where it says INFO on COGWA.
I Was Constantly Bombarded With Stress New 12--5-13 WCG child survivor testimony