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Dating One Of Jehovah's Witnesses - May 2021 answers the questions that arise when someone finds out that the person they love is, or has been, one of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Mother's Manga Memoirs - Mar 2021 is Tamosan's story of being raised as one of Jehovah's Witnesses in Japan, with links to her two Manga books, "The Day I Was Forced To Marry God," and "The Day I Divorced God." more ...

Donations & Solicitation - Jan 2021 discusses Watchtower's claim to differ from other Churches by not soliciting or begging for donations. Watchtower's founder claimed to do so would indicate the loss of God's backing. more ...

Clothing & Attire for Jehovah's Witnesses - Jan 2021 outlines the clothing standards Jehovah's Witnesses are expected to follow not only at meetings, but also in casual settings and for children, highlighting the excessive control Watchtower exerts. more ...

Secret Elder's Manual - Jan 2021 lists the editions of the Elder's Manual, along with quotes from Elder's Letters discussing the strict requirement to keep this book secret from other congregation members. more ...

PIMO at 60 - Aug 2020 shows the difficulties of realizing it is not the truth later in life. more ...

What Identifies Jehovah's Witnesses as the True Religion? - Jul 2020 Watchtower lists several identifiers as proof they are the only true religion. Do these withstand scrutiny? more ...

The current Recession/War/Pandemic "Proves" Armageddon is Imminent - Jun 2020 Year after year, Jehovah's Witnesses claim Armageddon is "so close" because of some event, such as a pandemic, earthquake, war or recession. Family members are pressured through fear to join or return. This article adds logic and reason to such claims. more ...

Peace and Security Cry - Jun 2020 Whenever a world leader utters the phrase Peace and Security, Jehovah's Witnesses are besides themselves that 1 Thess 5:3 is being fulfilled and the end is upon us, yet this this is a common phrase used constantly through history. more...

Weasel Words - Jun 2020 Weasel words are words or statements used to mislead. Examples are using clearly or obviously to add weight to a comment with little support. This article highlights numerous examples that appear in Watchtower articles. more ...

Jehovah's Witnesses & Covid-19 - May 2020 discusses how the Governing Body provided no insight into this outbreak, and figures released 30 April 2020 showed followers suffered higher mortality rates than global averages. more ...

Motives of the Governing Body - May 2020 discusses whether the Governing Body really believe they represent Jehovah, or are after power and money, fully aware that what they teach is not true? This article contains extraordinary insight into the motives of the Governing Body from one of Raymond Franz's emails, a Governing Body member during the 1970's. more ...

Women's Place as one of Jehovah's Witnesses - Mar 2019 discusses how Jehovah's Witnesses are a patriarchal society where women are to view men as their head. If you are a female Jehovah's Witness, your self worth is being diminished by Watchtower’s view of women, and the results of a misogynistic, male dominated religion can be tragic, with three areas particularly worthy of consideration; domestic violence, child abuse and rape. more ...

What Bethel Did To My Faith - Sep 2018 discusses the experience of Paul Grundy, author of JWfacts, during his time at Watchtower's Australian headquarters. A large portion of the most prominent websites and books about Jehovah's Witnesses are by people that have lived in Bethel, and this experience helps to explain why. more ...

Are Jehovah's Witnesses a Cult? - Aug 2018 "Cult" is a popular word used to describe unorthodox religious groups, including Jehovah's Witnesses. It is generally counter-productive to refer to any group as a cult, and this article explores what should be the point behind such a question. more ...

Is Daniel Historic or Prophetic - Aug 2018. The Bible Book of Daniel is used as proof of Biblical inspiration, based on the claim it contains remarkably accurate prophecy. This article looks at whether Daniel is prophetic or historic. more ...

End of the Home Book Study Arrangement - Aug 2018 For many decades, Jehovah’s Witnesses met weekly in private homes for the "book study" arrangement, until its termination in January 2008. This article discusses the ingenious, and dishonest, way the Governing Body ended it. more ...

JWFacts Promoted - Aug 2018. A mashup of photos of people or the media promoting JWfacts.com more ...

The Struggles of a Born In Non-Believer - Nov 2017 shows how unfair it is to be born to Jehovah's Witness parents, if you don't believe. From Jehovah's Witness child, to living in her car, to successfully moving on with her life, this incredible story will be all to familiar to many raised by parents devoted to the Watchtower.

Only Jehovah's Witnesses - July 2017 is under the Quotes section, listing quotes where the Watchtower claims their followers to be unique, such as that "only Jehovah's Witnesses" practice Godly love.

Was Russell a Freemason? - May 2017 There are many discussions online regarding whether Charles Russell, Watchtower founder, was a Freemason. What are the facts?

Similar Religions to Jehovah's Witnesses- Inglesia Ni Cristo - Apr 2017

Watchtower View of Homosexuality & Transgender - May 2016 - The 2016 Awake! No.4 states Jehovah's Witnesses are not prejudice against homosexuals, yet regularly describes homosexuality as a vile, sick perversion practiced by people with disgraceful sexual appetites.

Vegetarianism: Past and Future - Apr 2016 - Watchtower teaches that God created humans and all animals as vegetarians despite scientific evidence that animals were meat eaters well before the existence of humans.

Animal Suffering - Apr 2016 - Watchtower teaches that whilst humans were to live forever, animals grew old and died. This contradicts Watchtower’s teachings of death, sin and a loving God.

BeyondJW - Timothy Campbell - Feb 2016 - Several great articles reprinted from one of the early internet sites regarding Jehovah's Witnesses, dating back to 1995.

Letter to Mom and Sisters - A detailed letter explaining why the writer cannot believe what Jehovah's Witnesses teach, yet that it should not affect the family tie Jan 2016

Daughter to Dad, Daughter's letter about being shunned and a father's typical reply - Jan 2016

Can your baptism be Annulled? - Jan 2016

Adam's letter to his mother regarding being shunned - Dec 2015

Child Discipline - Corporal Punishment Discusses Jackson's comments to the Royal Commission that Watchtower does not encourage corporal punishment - Oct 2015

Child Discipline Watchtower quotes to use corporal punishment such as spanking when raising children - Sep 2015

Child Abuse Court Cases including Candice Conti summary - May 2015

Should you Disassociate and Sample Disassociation Letters - Feb 2015

Proskuneō in the New World Translation. Comparative list of Scriptures the New World Translation translates proskuneō as obeisance instead of worship. This is data used in the article Worship Jesus. - Jan 2015

The Hardship of being a Gay Jehovah's Witness - Jul 2014

1919 - How Derived - Jun 2014

Similar Religions to Jehovah's Witnesses- Two By Twos - Jun 2014

Higher Education - University - Dec 2013

Beards and Attire - Nov 2013

Kevin - PDF, a heartbreaking experience about growing up gay as a Jehovah's Witness - Jul 2013

United States Publisher Statistics - Mar 2013

United Kingdom Publisher Statistics - Mar 2013

Misquotes, Deception & Lies - Feb 2013

Global Flood - Is it Possible? - Sep 2012

What is wrong with Sparlock? - Aug 2012

Jehovah's Witness stance against Birthday Celebrations - Jul 2012

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