Independent vs. Critical Thinking

We are very down on independent thinking in the Organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses. For example, Pride may play a role, and some fall into the trap of independent thinking. (w06 7/15 p. 22 par. 14) Due to background and upbringing, some may be more given to...

This Week's Bible Reading

From this week’s Bible reading, we have these insightful words from Paul. (1 Timothy 1:3-7) . . .Just as I encouraged you to stay in Eph′e·sus when I was about to go my way into Mac·e·do′ni·a, so I do now, that you might command certain ones not to teach...

C.T. Russell Hits Too Close to Home

Apollos forwarded this extract from Studies in Scriptures, Volume 3, pages 181 to 187.  In these pages, brother Russell reasons on the effects of sectarianism.  As witnesses, we may read this superb example of clear, concise writing and think how well it applies to...

Drawing the Line

Something happened to me recently that, from discussions with various ones, is happening a lot more than I would have thought.  It started some time ago and has been progressing slowly—a growing disenchantment with baseless speculation being passed off as Bible...