Gerald Flurry

Gerald Flurry is the pastor general of the Philadelphia Church of God. He has been an ordained minister for over 40 years. Mr. Flurry is the editor in chief of the Philadelphia Trumpet newsmagazine, which has over 1 million readers, and is the presenter of the Key of David television program, which reaches a potential audience of 400 million viewers around the world. He is also chancellor of Herbert W. Armstrong College and chairman of the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation.

Gerald Flurry formerly served under Herbert W. Armstrong as a minister in the Worldwide Church of God, pastoring the Oklahoma City and Enid, Oklahoma, congregations. He was excommunicated from the Worldwide Church of God on December 7, 1989, for resisting sweeping doctrinal changes that moved away from the example set forward by WCG founder Herbert W. Armstrong. Gerald Flurry saw these disturbing and significant changes occurring at a time when those changes were not easily perceptible at first. He wrote Malachi’s Message to alert the WCG ministry, and secondarily the membership, of those changes. When an early draft of the book was presented to WCG leadership, Gerald Flurry and his assistant John Amos were fired. Gerald Flurry immediately founded the Philadelphia Church of God.

Gerald Flurry Delivers a Message

Since then Gerald Flurry has preached the wonderful news that Jesus Christ will intervene to save mankind in this generation, as well as delivering a warning message to God’s Church related to doctrinal changes he resisted.

This is primarily done through his television program The Key of David, which began airing in 1993 and started originally as a radio program called God’s Future World. It first started airing over eight stations, but now airs all over the world on more than 200 stations. Gerald Flurry uses his 30-minute program to explain world events in the light of Bible prophecy. Programs include: “Why Most People Don’t Understand Bible Prophecy,” “Matthew 24 Unlocks the Seven Seals,” “The Ultimate Key to Success” and “Putin Remembers Yugoslavia.”

The Philadelphia Trumpet magazine is the other major outlet for Gerald Flurry’s message. As editor in chief, Gerald Flurry oversees the direction of the magazine and contributes articles to it. Like his television program, his articles cover a wide variety of topics, all analyzed through the lens of Bible prophecy. You can find Gerald Flurry’s broadcasts and articles at theTrumpet.com.

That work has taken Gerald Flurry to over 20 countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, South Africa, the Philippines, China, Australia and others. He has also written over 60 books and booklets, all of which are given away for free as an educational service.

Gerald Flurry: Following in the Steps of Herbert W. Armstrong

Central to that educational service are the major works of Herbert W. Armstrong, which Gerald Flurry decided to publish for the public. The WCG, however, used the copyrights to sue the PCG to keep those books out of print and circulation. This led to a six-year court battle with the WCG that ended with a settlement. That settlement gave the PCG copyrights and freedom to reprint Mr. Armstrong’s most important book, Mystery of the Ages, plus 18 other works. At the time, Gerald Flurry called it “the greatest victory we have ever won in the PCG.”

Gerald Flurry has followed the same pattern Herbert W. Armstrong laid down by founding a small liberal arts college in 2001: Herbert W. Armstrong College. Privately supported by the Philadelphia Church of God, it offers courses in theology, liberal arts and applied arts and sciences. The objective of the college is to teach students how to live.

When Herbert Armstrong’s successors in the WCG ended the famed Ambassador International Cultural Foundation, Gerald Flurry decided to start the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation (formally named the Philadelphia Foundation) to pick up the fallen baton. The foundation is the humanitarian arm of the Philadelphia Church of God, centered on Armstrong Auditorium, which brings world-class performing artists through its concert series.

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Articles about Gerald Flurry

A Powerful Example of Faith
The life and work of Herbert W. Armstrong provide a vivid testament of his deep faith in God.
Answered Prayer
As hurricanes and fires wreck and ravage America, the question must be asked: Is God answering our prayers? Discover the vital key to answered prayer.
Fatal Danger in Not Teaching History
In America and Britain today, history is becoming a forgotten subject. Our leaders display contempt for history and our professors ignore it completely. This is a grave error with devastating consequences.
2 Chronicles 7:14 Misquoted
One of America’s foremost leaders has twice misquoted a vital scripture in recent months. This scripture provides the solution to America’s horrifying problems.
The Little Book (2017)
The book of Revelation discusses a little book with a thunderous message. God revealed the truth about the little book thousands of years ago to the Apostle John. But God also told John not to write it down. Learn why the little book was kept secret until this end time. Prove that the little book shows where God is working today.
Charlottesville Violence – “The Real Danger Is Invisible”
Deadly riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, are proof that America is deeply divided. Learn what America’s greatest president once said about solving the problem of division, and how the nation can apply his wisdom today. See the dark spiritual force behind America’s sudden decline, and understand how God will intervene to save the country from annihilation.
A True Christian Cannot Believe in Evolution
The question of origins is a competition between two fundamental theories: creation and evolution. Which one is correct? Learn about one of Satan’s most deceptive traps—a trap that has ensnared higher education.
Living Hope in Bible Prophecy
This world is dangerous like never before. North Korea and Iran are pursuing the nuclear bomb. Europe is quietly building a dominant superpower. China and Russia pose daily threats to world security. But there is hope. Discover how the pages of your Bible contain the solutions to all of mankind’s problems!
Watch Jerusalem
Jesus Christ wept for Jerusalem when He was on this Earth. Why? Almost nobody understands the reason today. Yet understanding why He wept has never been more vital!
King of the North & WWIII
This world is rapidly moving toward another World War. Did you know the Bible prophesies that there will be a World War III? It will be the last war ever fought on this planet. When it is over, the inhabitants of this Earth will never see another war!
The King of the South
America, Britain and their allies are presently in a war against terrorism. It’s going to be a long, hard war. Can they achieve victory? Or will they be defeated? There are sobering answers to these questions, and they are found in both history and Bible prophecy!
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Pastor General Restarts Personal Appearance Campaigns
Campaign attracts hundreds of Midwestern Philadelphia Trumpet magazine subscribers
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New U.S. Key of David Stations Added This Year
Television department cancels WGN superstation, begins airing on 26 local stations.
PCG Pastor General and Herbert W. Armstrong College Chancellor Gerald Flurry
Armstrong Chancellor Discusses Churchill at 2017 Commencement
Herbert W. Armstrong College Chancellor Gerald Flurry focused on the life of Winston Churchill for his 2017 commencement address.
Who Is The Modern-Day Jeroboam?
King Jeroboam led ancient Israel into idolatry and godlessness. Your Bible forecasts that a modern-day Jeroboam would exist in a nation that descended from Israel.
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Who Is Gerald Flurry?
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Pastor General Gerald Flurry Meets Azerbaijani Ambassador
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Famed Sculpture to Adorn Campus
Pastor General Gerald Flurry visits Big Sandy, acquires Swans in Flight
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Pastor General Gerald Flurry Views Sculpture Installation
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Gerald Flurry—Chancellor of Herbert W. Armstrong College
We strive to give our students an education that transcends America, history and time itself.
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Gerald Flurry on Armstrong College
Students at Herbert W. Armstrong College prove for themselves that the Bible is the infallible authority of God Himself.
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America Under Attack Attracts Attention
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The Elijah Work Continues
Carrying on the work of Herbert W. Armstrong
The Key of David with Gerald Flurry
Update: The Key of David and the Summer Months
EDMOND—Only twice in the past eight years has Pastor General Gerald Flurry taped more …
The 2014 Herbert W. Armstrong College senior class. (Photo: Aubrey Mercado)
Chancellor Gerald Flurry Expounds on Transcendent Education at Herbert W. Armstrong College Commencement

Articles by Gerald Flurry

A Powerful Example of Faith
The life and work of Herbert W. Armstrong provide a vivid testament of his deep faith in God.
Father And Daughter On A Covered Bridge
Why Fatherhood Is All-important
How family reveals our illustrious potential
View to Jerusalem old city. Israel
History of God’s Feast of Tabernacles
The origin of this Feast is far more important than the event itself!
Answered Prayer
As hurricanes and fires wreck and ravage America, the question must be asked: Is God answering our prayers? Discover the vital key to answered prayer.
Fatal Danger in Not Teaching History
In America and Britain today, history is becoming a forgotten subject. Our leaders display contempt for history and our professors ignore it completely. This is a grave error with devastating consequences.
Human hand cupped to catch the fresh water from the lake, sunlight from sunrise passing through the transparence of the water.
Living Water
John 4 records some important events that contain a mind-stretching lesson.
2 Chronicles 7:14 Misquoted
One of America’s foremost leaders has twice misquoted a vital scripture in recent months. This scripture provides the solution to America’s horrifying problems.
The Little Book (2017)
The book of Revelation discusses a little book with a thunderous message. God revealed the truth about the little book thousands of years ago to the Apostle John. But God also told John not to write it down. Learn why the little book was kept secret until this end time. Prove that the little book shows where God is working today.
Charlottesville Violence – “The Real Danger Is Invisible”
Deadly riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, are proof that America is deeply divided. Learn what America’s greatest president once said about solving the problem of division, and how the nation can apply his wisdom today. See the dark spiritual force behind America’s sudden decline, and understand how God will intervene to save the country from annihilation.
A True Christian Cannot Believe in Evolution
The question of origins is a competition between two fundamental theories: creation and evolution. Which one is correct? Learn about one of Satan’s most deceptive traps—a trap that has ensnared higher education.
Living Hope in Bible Prophecy
This world is dangerous like never before. North Korea and Iran are pursuing the nuclear bomb. Europe is quietly building a dominant superpower. China and Russia pose daily threats to world security. But there is hope. Discover how the pages of your Bible contain the solutions to all of mankind’s problems!
Watch Jerusalem
Jesus Christ wept for Jerusalem when He was on this Earth. Why? Almost nobody understands the reason today. Yet understanding why He wept has never been more vital!
King of the North & WWIII
This world is rapidly moving toward another World War. Did you know the Bible prophesies that there will be a World War III? It will be the last war ever fought on this planet. When it is over, the inhabitants of this Earth will never see another war!
The King of the South
America, Britain and their allies are presently in a war against terrorism. It’s going to be a long, hard war. Can they achieve victory? Or will they be defeated? There are sobering answers to these questions, and they are found in both history and Bible prophecy!
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Where is the God of Judgment
It is only because we are corrected now that God delivers us from the Great Tribulation.
PCG Pastor General and Herbert W. Armstrong College Chancellor Gerald Flurry
Armstrong Chancellor Discusses Churchill at 2017 Commencement
Herbert W. Armstrong College Chancellor Gerald Flurry focused on the life of Winston Churchill for his 2017 commencement address.
Nehemiah Goes to the king
Nehemiah-A Man of Zeal
No one today may be able to match Nehemiah’s zeal.
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Why God Will Never Forget the Laodiceans
Even normal parents cannot forget their own flesh and blood.
Previously unseen details of a mysterious, complex structure within the Carina Nebula (NGC 3372) are revealed by this image of the "Keyhole Nebula," obtained with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The picture is a montage assembled from four different April 1999 telescope pointings with Hubble's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, which used six different color filters. The picture is dominated by a large, approximately circular feature, which is part of the Keyhole Nebula, named in the 19th century by Sir John Herschel. This region, about 8000 light-years from Earth, is located adjacent to the famous explosive variable star Eta Carinae, which lies just outside the field of view toward the upper right. The high resolution of the Hubble images reveals the relative three- dimensional locations of many of these features, as well as showing numerous small dark globules that may be in the process of collapsing to form new stars. Two striking large, sharp-edged dust clouds are located near the bottom center and upper left edges of the image. The former is immersed within the ring and the latter is just outside the ring. The pronounced pillars and knobs of the upper left cloud appear to point toward a luminous, massive star located just outside the field further toward the upper left, which may be responsible for illuminating and sculpting them by means of its high-energy radiation and stellar wind of high-velocity ejected material. These large dark clouds may eventually evaporate, or if there are sufficiently dense condensations within them, give birth to small star clusters. The Carina Nebula, with an overall diameter of more than 200 light- years, is one of the outstanding features of the Southern Hemisphere portion of the Milky Way. The diameter of the Keyhole ring structure shown here is about 7 light-years. These data were collected by the Hubble Heritage Team and Nolan R. Walborn (STScI), Rodolfo H. Barba' (La Plata Observatory, Argentina), and Adeline Caulet (France
The 1 John 1:1 Beginning
Meditate on the history of God before creation.
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How God Teaches Us Today
Most people are confused about how God speaks to us today. This means that most people are not listening to God in these latter days.
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The Origin of Samuel’s College
The God-inspired educational system we are part of today had an extraordinary beginning. That beginning holds the key to true education.
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On Pentecost: Remember the Marriage Covenant
The firstfruits today must be preparing to be Christ’s wife.
Psalm 37:4—All the Desires of Your Heart
God promises to give us all the desires of our heart. But He will only bestow this marvelous blessing on one condition. Learn what it takes to receive the greatest reward in the universe.
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The Book of Ruth
The day of Pentecost commemorates God’s people receiving God’s law and His Holy Spirit. But there is also an exciting prophecy about this day: It pictures the Church marrying Jesus Christ.
Guardian Angel
The idea of traditional family is under furious assault in our Western world. So is education. Why are these foundational institutions of human happiness in danger of extinction? Discover the evil spirit being behind this disturbing trend.