Move forward as a Spiritual Person!

[From ws2/18 p. 23 — April 23 – 29] “Keep Walking by Spirit.” Galatians 5:16 The whole problem with the concept of a spiritual person as the Organization defines it can be ascertained from the first two paragraphs. “ROBERT got baptized as a teenager, but he did...

2018, April 9 – April 15, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Go make Disciples – Why, Where and How?” (Matthew 27-28) Matthew 28:18 – Jesus has wide ranging authority (w04 7/1 pg 8 para 4) Does Matthew 28:18 say “Jesus has wide ranging authority”? What do you...

“God Is Not Partial”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:57 — 2.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreIn the April Broadcast on tv.jw.org, there is a video given by Governing Body member Mark Sanderson at about the 34-minute mark, wherein he...

Ava’s Experience

My name is Ava.  I became a baptized Jehovah’s Witness in 1973, because I thought I had found the true religion that represents Almighty God.  Unlike so many of you raised in the organization, I grew up in a home that had no spiritual direction whatsoever, except...

2018, April 2 – April 8, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “The Passover and the Memorial – Similarities and Differences” (Matthew 26) Bible Study Note the dumbed down endnote in the simplified ‘Bible Teach’ book known as ‘Teach us’. Just as Bible has been removed...

Squandering an Inheritance

This article will discuss how the Governing Body (GB) of Jehovah’s Witnesses (JW), just like the younger son in the parable of the “Prodigal Son”, squandered a precious inheritance. It will consider how the inheritance came about and the changes that lost it. Readers...

A New Feature: Personal Experiences

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:45 — 5.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreI would like to introduce a new feature to our web forum intended to help many of us as we deal with the strong, conflicting emotions of a...

See the Difference in People

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:55 — 8.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More[From ws1/18 p. 27 – March 26-April 1]  “You will . . . see the distinction between a righteous person and a wicked person.” Malachi 3:18 The...

“Religion Is a Snare and a Racket!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:18 — 15.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreThis article started out as a short piece intended to provide all of you in our online community with some details into our use of donated...

2018, March 19 – March 25, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Remain Spiritually Awake during the Last Days” (Matthew 24) Matthew 24:39 (w99 11/15 19 par. 5, ‘no note’) Here we find Translation bias in the NWT to support the teachings of the organization. The NWT says:...

What Kind of Love Brings True Happiness?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:58 — 11.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More[From ws1/18 p. 22 – March 19-25] “Happy is the people whose God is Jehovah.” Psalm 144:15 This can be summed up as yet another attempt to...

Should I Partake at this Memorial?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:56 — 23.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreThe first time I partook of the emblems at the memorial in my local Kingdom hall, the elderly sister sitting next to me remarked in all...

Why Give to the One Who Has Everything?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:13 — 14.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More[From ws1/18 p. 17 – March 12-18] “O our God, we thank you and praise your beautiful name.” 1 Chronicles 29:13 The whole of this article is...