Out of a growing concern that Darwinism was being accepted and beginning to be taught to children, IFM was founded to promote and protect Creationism. It was built on the principles that their way is the only true way to God and Heaven, to only read the King James Version of the Bible, and that Jesus Christ is coming back just for their church members.

There have been sects that have branched off the original church who continue to promote self-isolation from the non-believers and much of what is listed below. More history can be found here.