The Members Church of God International should be considered a Christian cult, due to its denial of some orthodox biblical doctrines and its exclusivity.
Eliseo Soriano, called by members of his church “Brother Eli,” was a disciple of the late Nicolas Perez, the founder and presiding minister of “Church of God in Christ Jesus, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth,” another religious organization that separated from the “Church of God,” founded by Felix Manalo.
The segment where anyone can ask questions and be answered biblically and spontaneously eventually spinned-off into a program of its own called .
While multitudes are enlightened and amused by Bro.
His method of biblical interpretation is extremely literalistic, but he does not utilize sound hermeneutical principles.
The Members Church of God International has no written statement of faith, which may be due to the fact that Soriano often contradicts his own teachings.
Religious cults are esoteric organizations based on business schemes engaging in unorthodox practices disguised as Christianity.Beware of thinking that you are immune from cult involvement; the cults have millions of members around the world who once thought they were immune, and still don’t know they are in a cult!”“Cult leaders don’t want you to know that you are being recruited into a cult and so they order their recruiters to dress, talk and act in a way that will put you at ease.Soriano is also known for his profanity, spitting, and bad-mouthing of his debate opponents on live TV.The Members Church of God International runs many charities in the fields of medicine, education, environmentalism, and social work.