They do not observe Christmas, Easter, or other holidays and customs they consider to have pagan origins incompatible with Christianity.It is not related to the many Church of God groups that descended from the Barney Creek Meeting House revival of the late 19th century in the United States.MCGI is also known in the Philippines as Ang Dating Daan or "ADD" (English: "The Old Path"), the title of its flagship radio and television program.
For them, the church's primary objective, as commanded by Jesus Christ, is to propagate the gospel unto all nations until the consummation of the ages, convert sinners to believe and glorify God and to make them qualify for the eternal life in heaven.
They believe in God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son, and the Holy Spirit but they adopt a nontrinitarianism orientation, rejecting the Trinitarian concept that there is "one God in three co-equal persons", which for them is against the Bible.
The scheduled community prayer will be timed during the ceremonial sign on of the station at 4 a.m. Then, this will be followed by the 12 p.m, and p.m.
The longest-running religious program in the country celebrated its 33rd year of broadcast last October.
It is also the venue of regular church services such monthly Special Prayer Meetings (SPM), Worldwide Bible Expositions and baptism of new members.