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Since its arrival in South America in 2009, MCGI sees a growing number of locales in the continent, as of 2015, it reported 237 established locales in Brazil, including those in Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Florianópolis.
Eliseo Soriano began his nightly town-to-town preaching in the 1970s but eventually realized that his lifetime is not enough to reach the entire Philippines.
They supervise the entire organization, implement policies and projects, teach the Helpers of the Ministry (formerly called as Assistants to the Administration, Ministers-in-Charge, abbreviated as "MIC" and Officers-in-Charge, abbreviated as "OIC") and Church Workers all the doctrines of Christ and oversee rightful execution of duties and responsibilities assigned to them, including other officials in various church ministries and organizations, A part of it will be delivered and discussed by his deputy.
Preaching of Biblical topic is done by the Overall Servants, either live or recorded, which is being aired in all MCGI local congregations, they also personally take time to resolve spiritual and personal problems of members every Thanksgiving gathering, during the consultation period.
They believe that the Father is greater than all, greater than Jesus Christ as declared by Christ himself, 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".
Assigned Church Workers administer various church services such as Prayer Meetings, Worship Services, Indoctrination Sessions, Bible Studies, Bible Expositions, and Thanksgiving in local congregations, they are allowed to communicate official memorandum signed by the Overall Servants and preside over matters and activities concerning the local church.
Brethren can personally seek spiritual or personal advice from Workers, who were trained during ministerial classes, in giving Biblical advice and recommendations.
In 2004, the church changed its name to "Members Church of God International", on January 7, 2006, the first live Bible exposition in the United States was held in Los Angeles, California.
On February 21, 1976, Brother Eliseo Soriano, the only ordained minister by Perez, together with 16 other members created a schism and began a new church organization called "Mga Kaanib Iglesia ng Dios kay Kristo Hesus, Haligi at Saligan ng Katotohanan sa Bansang Pilipinas" (translated as "Members Church of God in Christ Jesus, Pillar and Ground of Truth in the Philippine Nation") which was officially registered in 1977.
In 1980, missionary works started and was first done in the towns of Pampanga and then, the neighboring provinces of Bulacan, Rizal, Nueva Ecija, Bataan, and Metro Manila; in the last quarter of 1980, the church launched the radio program Ang Dating Daan (ADD).
Members Church of God International believes that the Almighty God, the Father sent his begotten Son, Jesus Christ, instrumental in the establishment of the "Church of God", first planted in Jerusalem and preached by the apostles, they believe that Gentile nations, including the Philippines, are partakers of the promise of eternal life, through belief in Jesus Christ and the gospel and are not authorized by God to establish their own church, but mere members associated with the same "body" or the church written in the gospel by accepting it and executing the doctrines written by the apostles.
Guided by this scriptural principle, the church's registered name contains descriptive words "ang mga kaanib" in Tagalog or "members" in English to emphasize the group's association today, as "members" of the "Church of God" that is already established long time ago and was written in the Bible.
Much of their funding is provided by voluntary contributions from members and personal donations from the Overall Servants.