Another Way to Reject Door-to-Door Preachers

Those of us from an older generation often looked forward to reading “advice columns.” Twin sisters “Ann Landers” and “Abigail VanBuren” wrote competing and entertaining columns that appeared daily in our hometown newspapers. Occasionally they included responses and suggestions from their readers that were actually useful and informative.

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Did You Know? (Tracking Publishers and Hours)

Did you know that it was 1920 (and possibly as early as 1918) when the WTB&TS, Inc. initially began to track and keep extensive field service activity records?

That’s what’s noted in the footnote found on page 312 in their “history” book, Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Divine Purpose.

On pages 312-313 they even included several charts – including one that took up two pages titled “Yearly Reports of International Preaching Activity” that started with 1928 as the first official service year reported. (see below)

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