Raymond McNair Dead

Ramond F. McNair has died after a long bout with prostate cancer.

McNair was ordained a minister of the Radio Church of God by H.W. Armstrong over 51 years ago. He served as pastor over 14 different churches in the United States, Britain and New Zealand. In 1954-1955, he founded the Chicago Church of God, the first WCG Church east of the Mississippi River. He was next employed as Armstrong's director in the UK from 1958 to 1973.

In 1960, he was appointed deputy chancellor of Ambassador College, near London.

In May 1963, McNair was awarded an unaccredited Ambassador College Masters of Arts in theology for (read it here):


A thesis presented to the Graduate School Committee, Ambassador College.

In partial fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in Theology.

London, England

by Raymond F McNair

May, 1963

McNair also was on the STP doctrinal team in Pasadena in 1974.

In June 1976, McNair published Ascent to Greatness- the Incredible Story of America's Rise to World Super Power (read it here).
In Ascent, McNair interprets American history through the assumptions of divine guidance working through British-Israelism. McNair believes Ephraim and Manasseh are the forerunners of Great Britain and the USA, who modernly fulfill bible prophetic promises made to the descendants of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph.

Mr. McNair more recently was founder and president of the Church of God 21st Century, headquartered in the San Diego area.

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