In the same year, congregations were established in Ghana, West Africa as a result of a series of Bible studies in Africa.
The early months of 2009 saw the Church introduced in Latin America.
They do not observe customs and traditions which they consider to have pagan origins incompatible with Christianity.
MCGI members prefer themselves to be called and identified as plain "Christians".
Yun ang definition nila ng "tamang daan" kung saan maari na nila isagawa ang . 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.They believe that the Father is greater than all, greater than Jesus Christ as declared by Christ himself.A schism in MCGI happened in 2009 when Willy Santiago, one of the bible readers of Brother Eliseo Soriano in his radio and TV programs had a dispute over the church leadership succession and "erratic" changes in church doctrines (such as prostrating towards the east in prayer and Sabbath).This resulted twelve MCGI members including Willy Santiago to split from the group in October 2009 and established a new religion, the Members Church of God in Jesus Christ Worldwide or MCGJCW, with membership now consists mostly of former MCGI followers.