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Hiding the Truth: Watchtower Goes After FaithLeaks

The Watchtower has a history of criticizing other beliefs – calling them “false religions.” But the Watchtower has had innumerable changes in policy, doctrines, treatment of its members, and preaching methods during the past 150 years. It’s most prominent leaders promoted failed prophecies that “Armageddon – The End of the Present System of Things” was […]

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Coronavirus Warning Goes Out to Kingdom Halls

The Watchtower has quietly notified Kingdom Halls throughout the United States to take special precautions and preventive steps to reduce their members’ exposure to the dreaded and fast-moving Coronavirus epidemic spreading throughout the United States. On March 7, 2020, Mike and Kim released a video that quotes the most recent Watchtower “elders letter” that instructs […]

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Sweden: JWs Showing Unapproved Movies to Children

Sputnik News in Sweden reported in late July 2019 that Jehovah’s Witnesses “run a multi-million dollar film industry with the purpose of specifically reaching out to children. This is despite being convicted in a district court for showing films that have not been approved by the Swedish State Media Council.”

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The Inquirer Publishes Scathing Report About JW Child Abuse

Philadelphia’s The Inquirer, one of the most credible newspapers in the United States, recently published an article by staff reporter David Gambacorta that dives deep into the notorious history of child abuse among Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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Watchtower Buys a Large Property in New York

Jehovah’s Witnesses recently added another property to their real estate portfolio. This property acquisition took place in spite of complaints in their publications and on their online video channel that the organization has suffered from a nagging shortage of funds.

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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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Fred Franz – Rewarded For Being Inept

In the spring of 1975, Frederick W. Franz, considered since the mid-1920s to be the Watchtower’s “official oracle,” stressed the urgency of the Christian preaching work during his public speeches. Why? Because he believed that 6,000 years of human history would end that next September or soon after.

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Convicted JW “Working with Children Again”

The Daily Mail in the UK reports that a convicted pedophile near Melbourne, Australia is now working with children at a local Kingdom Hall. This report could open up a “can of worms” for both the former convict and the elders in charge of protecting the local children of Jehovah’s Witnesses.