Originally posted on ChannelC2 This essay details the outstanding events that have convinced me that it is not to my advantage to be a Jehovah’s Witness. Family Background And Early Years “Sudden terrors have been turned upon me; my noble bearing is chased like the wind, and like a cloud, my salvation has passed away. And now my soul is
Hi Joel, Having been born and raised a Jehovah’s Witness, I was interested to learn recently of your PBS film KNOCKING. I’ve long been a fan and supporter of PBS for its superior and informative programming, and my email to you is in the spirit of keeping up PBS’s high standards. MY BACKGROUND First a bit of background on me.
My childhood friend Alan left the religion of Jehovah’s Witness (JWs) around 1991 because of his in-depth research and began to write about what he uncovered. The last time I saw Alan when we both were JWs was that same year when he visited Brooklyn Bethel. In 1998 when I quietly left the religion, Alan and I reconnected. During our
My childhood friend Alan made a special trip to Brooklyn Bethel from Oregon in 1991 to give this article to Governing Body (GB) member, Albert Schroeder, a close friend of Alan’s father, a former Bethelite. Alan was told by Schroeder that he would read the material – but a few weeks later he told Alan that he was not interested