What it’s like to be seen as a ‘child of Satan’

Jim Winter lost everything and developed sleeping problems, the corona time became even lonelier for Gerda Gorter: what the ‘inhuman’ exclusion policy does to ex-members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Originally published in Dutch by Rianne Oosterom and  Marinde van der Breggen on October 10, 2021 on Trow It was on an ordinary work day, now four years […]

NORWAY: The Apostates

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Originally on NRK by Tormod Strand, Gunhild Hjermundrud & Kadra Yusuf Breaking with Jehovah’s Witnesses saved Ramona Kvien Solgård’s life. Now she is fighting for the religious community, which receives NOK 14 million ($1.5 million), to lose state aid. She has no doubt who is her favorite player of all time at Liverpool. Along with her husband, […]

Fighters Against God?

Fighters Against God

It’s not easy being a Jehovah’s Witness. Having to shun a close friend who may be disfellowshipped is very difficult. We are going to miss our friend. Unless that friend returns to serving Jehovah, we will resolve in our heart to continue shunning her. What if she never returns to serve Jehovah? It doesn’t bear […]

The Anointed Covert Apostate

The Anointed Covert Apostate

Apostates are persons Jehovah’s Witnesses believe are ones who abandon or desert worship and service of God. They believe apostasy includes those who believe in God but reject Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society / JW.org as being’s “God’s Organization”.   Terry E. Walstrom’s story describes an Apostate who does not fit Jehovah’s Witnesses’ description. Yet, this Apostate was highly regarded […]

The DRILL Proposal

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Jehovah’s Witnesses define apostates in a manner presented to them by their Watchtower magazine. In The Watchtower Feb 15 2004, in the study article, Guard Against Deception, they have twisted scriptures to promote their definition of “apostates” In that Watchtower article they have defined seven types of apostates.   The DRILL Proposal Understanding how Jehovah’s Witnesses define and view apostates […]

The D.R.I.L.L. Proposal

The Drill Proposal

Jehovah’s Witnesses define apostates in a manner presented to them by their Watchtower magazine. In The Watchtower Feb 15 2004, in the study article, Guard Against Deception, they have twisted scriptures to promote their definition of “apostates” In that Watchtower article they have defined seven types of apostates. Watchtower Definitions Ones who may believe in Jehovah & the bible but reject the visible part of […]

Inserting “Apostasy” in Isaiah

Inserting the word Apostasy into Isaiah

The word “Apostasy” comes from the Greek word “Apostasia”. Basically, it’s a verb meaning to “stand away from”. It’s use in ancient Greek, at a secular level, was in relation to politics. For example, when one would defect, draw off others, and form an independent party, they would have committed political apostasy.  It’s use at a […]