There have been some spread misconceptions about the UCKG HelpCentre, its activities and what it stands for.
Unfortunately, the Church has needed to take action against some media organisations who have published inaccurate information about the UCKG HelpCentre. We would prefer that if media organisations have any questions about our work, that they come to us first to get the facts.
Our response to some misconceptions are listed below, as are articles about organisations that had to correct their inaccuracies about the UCKG.
Myth: The UCKG is involved in fraud and drug trade – false
Myth: The UCKG offered to exorcise Victoria Climbie – false
Myth: The UCKG is a cult – false
Myth: The leader of the UCKG was imprisoned for fraud – false
Myth: The UCKG claims to heal people – false
Myth: The UCKG is greedy as it asks for tithes and offerings – false
Read more below about organisations that had to correct their inaccuracies about the UCKG HelpCentre:
News statement, Political Magazine
You may have read some of the above myths about the UCKG HelpCentre on a website created by a man named Rick Ross who calls himself a cult expert. However, an investigation by the Religious Freedom Watch concluded the following: “Although Rick Ross promotes himself as a professional “cult expert”, a review of his educational background shows that quite apart from being anti-Christian (he refers to Christians as “Bible bangers”) has no religious educational credentials whatsoever… Ross systematically engages in anti-social and often illegal activity and disguises this in the name of “help.”” Read the full investigation report>