Jehovah’s Witnesses are told that J. F. Rutherford was a tough man, but Jesus selected him because that was the type of person needed to push the organization forward during the harsh years that followed the death of C. T. Russell. We are told that his initial presidency was challenged by apostates who became the evil slave. We are told that the organization saw unprecedented expansion under his presidency. We are told that he stood firm against Nazi opposition laying down a record of neutrality the like of which no other religion has been able to copy.
James Penton will explain why each of these statements is false. He will demonstrate how the Rutherford presidency was one marked by hypocrisy, autocracy, and in fact everything that Jesus stated at Luke 12:45 is characteristic of the evil slave.
The disappointments I experienced with Jehovah’s Witnesses have in no way diminished my faith in our Creator. I see revelations regarding the history of the Witnesses as quite possibly be one aspect of Jehovah vindicating His name. I also place this in context of other things which are happening around the earth; such as the revelations of corruption in numerous religious organizations. I can’t help but think that the cat is out of the bag and that the JW Organization will suffer in the long run. It amazes me that people still adhere tp this organization which has been discredited,… Read more »