VOICE – Ali Bogolin Bautista on Hurting to Healing with Melissa

VOICE ~ Compelling Voices ~ Courageous People ~ Hurting to Healing with Melissa Totally convinced she was raised “in the Truth,” active in the Watchtower organization, even avoiding college so that she could put Jehovah first, Ali reached out to a struggling Jehovah’s Witness in hopes of bringing him back to the meetings.  When he…

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Baraboo to Bonne Terre

A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones. (Proverbs 17:22 NASB) When I was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, my summer’s were full of meetings at the Kingdom Hall, studying my Watchtower, door knocking, and of course, the District Convention. I had little time left for fun. But six months after my disfellowship…

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Teen Depression? Awake!

Can I make a confession here? I still like the Awake! magazine that the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society publishes. As a former Jehovah’s Witness, I no longer have a subscription so I’m not up to date on all of them, but when I do get my hands on one I usually enjoy the articles….

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VOICE – The Two Witness Rule – Melissa’s Story

WNFJ2018 WestCoast – The Two Witness Rule At this West Cost “Witnesses Now for Jesus” Conference, Melissa shares her experience on how the “Two Witness Rule” of Jehovah’s Witnesses affected her life growing up as a Jehovah’s Witness. You can listen to all of the WNFJ conference talks on you-tube at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WNFJ2008

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Life After The Watchtower – Now What? – Hurting to Healing with Melissa

Interview with Charles Kelly – Featuring the Sacramento California Conference ~ Life After The Watchtower, Now What? If you’ve been affected in any way by involvement with Jehovah’s Witnesses, either as a current or former member, or as a loved one, this is the conference for you. Come and  hear testimonies of how others have been freed…

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Fully Present in the Spirit

I was in prayer this morning having a lot of thoughts about the difference between prayer and worship. In prayer, we often spend the time petitioning. And we are indeed called to do that. But petition takes us out of the present. It focuses on future desire, “God, please help so-and-so overcome…” But worship has no past…

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Communion Prayers

Whenever Christians find out how Jehovah’s Witnesses practice their version of communion at the annual Memorial, they’re usually pretty shocked. “You mean no one eats the bread or drinks the wine?” That’s right. It’s only for the remnant of the 144,000. A very small number in relation to the 8 million Witnesses who claim an…

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