Was Pastor Charles Taze Russell a Freemason?

Considerable evidence demonstrates that Charles Taze Russell (CTR hereafter) was not a member of the Freemasons.  Examining the Pastor’s own words about Freemasonry;  Considering a requirement for membership as published in the Encyclopedia Britannica, proving Freemason membership for CTR was impossible;  Examining contradictory statements made by a one-time supporter regarding Freemason membership of CTR;  Disproving accusations that popular Egyptian occult

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Unite to Shine a Light

#jworg #jwmemorial2022 #jwfriends #jwfamily #ttatt #jwpimos and #loveistruth22 “I am one of the thousands of current and former JWs who believe that love is truth. (Mt 22:37-39) Any policy that is unloving cannot be true. (Mt 9:13) This is a global petition for the Watchtower organization to change policies in 3 key areas that violate the tenets of true Christianity

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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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Judge: Jehovah’s Witness Parodies Are Fair Use. Watch Tower: So What?

February 21, 2022 by Andy Maxwell https://torrentfreak.com/judge-jehovahs-witness-parodies-are-fair-use-watch-tower-so-what-220220/ In 2018, Watch Tower filed for a DMCA subpoena that would’ve required YouTube to hand over the identity of an animator who parodied the religious group in his videos. When that stalled, Watch Tower filed a copyright lawsuit. Citing fair use, a judge has now ruled that the subpoena will not be granted. Surprisingly,

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What is an advertorial?

by Barbara Anderson It’s the name for a paid advertisement that turns up in the media, i.e. websites, magazines, or newspapers written by a staff writer or generally by the one who paid for it to be published. This is a common practice as publishers use different ways of generating revenue to stay afloat financially.

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Kazakhstan: Court Gives Victory to Former Jehovah’s Witnesses

The events described in the following report began over a year ago. However, we did not receive correspondence with details regarding the court victory until late April 2020. You are about to read a disturbing account of exactly how representatives and elders of Jehovah’s Witnesses tried to intimidate and frighten a child in order to regain control over the adult

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Ron Reed: Why I Left the Watchtower

GETTING A CHILDREN BOOK FROM THE JUDGE, THEN ON TO BETHEL AND THE CIRCUIT WORK: One of my earliest memories is going to the St. Louis assembly in 1941 with my mother and grandmother and getting a copy of the book, Children, from Judge Rutherford. Then on December 7, 1941, I remember being at the Kingdom Hall in Dodge City,

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I Believed I Would Never Die and Other Short Essays

There was a time when I believed I would never die. I literally thought that contrary to the experience of every human in history, I would never have to experience a physical death. That’s not the same as dying and then waking up in Heaven. It truly meant that my human body would never die and I would live forever. That

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