AS SOMEONE WHO PARTOOK of the memorial bread and wine for 18 years, this evening has me deep in thought. I don’t regret partaking for all those years. Even as a Jehovah’s Witness, I could see the teaching of two
LIFE, IT SEEMS TO ME, IS SISYPHEAN. A Sisyphean task is an ultimately unrewarding task that is repeated over and over again—a pointless task if you will. In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the founder and king of Ephyra, now Corinth.
HATRED BREEDS HATRED. Jehovah’s Witnesses say they are a peace-loving people, but I have to wonder if this is true when they look forward to 99.9% of earth’s 8 billion people including innocent children being killed by Jesus at Armageddon—just
JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES CLAIM TO BE GOD’S CHOSEN RELIGION. This claim is based entirely on what they believe happened in 1914-19. This is when they say God chose them to be his people on earth and rejected all other religions as
THE GOVERNING BODY OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES IS IN A REAL PICKLE. It’s dug itself into a massive hole. The digging started way back when Charles Taze Russell started teaching that Christ’s invisible “presence” had begun in 1874 and prophesied that
MY 16-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER IS A JEHOVAH’S WITNESS. I’ve not seen her since my marriage to her mother broke up when she was thirteen. After I was forced to leave the family home and subsequently disfellowshipped by Jehovah’s Witnesses, my daughter
THE FOLLOWING IS A LETTER I SENT TO THE GOVERNING BODY IN 2005. This time I was suggesting that “the change to a pure language” in Zephaniah 3:9 had not occurred and that it was a future event, post-Armageddon. Less
IN JUNE 2005, I WROTE A LETTER TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES. At the time, I viewed myself as an “anointed” Christian and, according to the official teaching of the Watch Tower, I believed I was one of