Listening to Lacie Jones

Lacie Jones suffered abuse at the hands of her stepfather: ‘He was seen as a very pious man, a very moral man’. Listen to the story of Lacie Jones in this new Telegraph podcast that investigates the inside story of child sexual abuse in this close religious community. The reporters hit one dead end after another. They’re starting to lose

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Michael’s Story

This video is hard to watch as Michael tells his small town story. Midway through this video we learn from Jeff, who has never been a Jehovah’s Witness, that he had become friends with Michael since this interview—and he blames the Watchtower for his death. Michael took his life, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Michael had worked for Tullahoma City

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Currículum Betel de Barbara

Durante el último par de años, muchas personas me han pedido que comparta mi currículum del Departamento de Redacción y, básicamente, es por eso que estoy escribiendo esto. Espero que el conocimiento de lo que hice en Betel, ayude a los Testigos de Jehová a comprender que la organización Watchtower engaña al rebaño al inferir que todo el “alimento espiritual”

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From child preacher to wicked defector: leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Growing up, Naomi Mourra thought she was going to live forever. She was told the end of the world was coming, but she would survive the apocalypse and live in paradise for eternity, because she was special. She spent her youth in Western Sydney, preaching these same beliefs to neighbours, strangers, and classmates because Naomi was raised as a Jehovah’s

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I Was Raised To Believe The Apocalypse Was Upon Us… 2020 Is The Year I Stopped Believing.

I was raised as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses to think Armageddon was something to look forward to. God would destroy the wicked world as we know it, to be replaced with a theocracy in which people like my family could live in eternal peace. We didn’t believe in heaven, but that the dead would be resurrected on a perfected Earth

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Jehovah’s Witnesses: A Cult of Isolation and Fear

The following article was first published in August 2017 at  medium.com/@r.m.weisgerber and was brought to our attention some time ago. We wanted to share it with our readers because it describes the experiences and feelings of growing up in a JW family from a child’s point of view – even though that child is now a mature adult.

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