List of famous alumni from Ambassador College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Ambassador College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Ambassador College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Ambassador College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Ambassador College.
The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including Garner Ted Armstrong and Daniel Truhitte.This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Ambassador College?” and “Which celebrities are Ambassador College alumni?”
- Photo: flickr / CC0Garner Ted Armstrong (February 9, 1930 – September 15, 2003) was an American evangelist and the son of Herbert W. Armstrong, founder of the Worldwide Church of God, at the time a Sabbatarian organization that taught observance of seventh-day Sabbath, and annual Sabbath days based on Leviticus 23. Armstrong initially became recognized when he succeeded his father as the voice of The World Tomorrow, the church's radio program that aired around the world. A television program of the same name followed, aired mostly in North America, eventually giving way to a Garner Ted Armstrong broadcast, a half-hour program that mixed news and biblical commentary. His polemical message was unlike that of ...more
- Profession: Televangelist
- Age: Dec. at 73 (1930-2003)
- Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
- Ernest L. Martin (April 20, 1932 – January 2002) was a meteorologist, minister in the Worldwide Church of God and author on Biblical topics. He is best known for his controversial works on the Star of Bethlehem and the location of the Temple in Jerusalem.
- Profession: Archaeologist
- Age: Dec. at 69 (1932-2002)
- The Living Church of God (LCG) is one of hundreds of groups that formed after the death of Herbert W. Armstrong, when major doctrinal changes (causing turmoil and divisions) were occurring in the former Worldwide Church of God (WCG) during the 1990s. It was after its founder, the late Roderick C. Meredith, was fired by Board members of the Global Church of God (GCG), that he went on to found, for a second time, a new organisation in 1998. It is just one of many and varied Sabbatarian Churches of God groups that have sprung up from the former Worldwide Church of God, known today as Grace Communion International (GCI). The US membership of LCG is around 11,300 with about 5,000 international ...more
- Profession: Televangelist
- Age: 92
- Joseph W. Tkach (; March 16, 1927 – September 23, 1995) was the appointed successor of Herbert W. Armstrong, founder of the Worldwide Church of God. Tkach became President and Pastor General of the church upon the death of Armstrong in 1986. Tkach spearheaded a major doctrinal transformation of the Worldwide Church of God, abandoning Armstrong's unconventional doctrines and bringing the church into accord with orthodox evangelical Christianity. His son, Joseph Tkach Jr., continued his work and in 1997 the Worldwide Church of God became a member of the National Association of Evangelicals.During Tkach's tenure, the changes that he implemented stirred much controversy and significant dissent ...more
- Age: Dec. at 68 (1927-1995)
- Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois