ExJW Conference in Missouri this July!

You are invited to attend the Witnesses Now for Jesus Midwest gathering! Listen to sound Biblical teachings by noted Christian Apologists and testimonies by former Jehovah’s Witnesses to provide refuge for the oppressed and to edify and equip the Church. Teachers include: Bob Gray, Ed Havaich, Steve Lagoon, Kay L. Kay Meyer, and Martin Winslow….

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Leave the group, lose your beliefs?

Our ancestors understood that hunting, gathering, and building huts was easier within the tribe than doing it alone. When enemies approach, there’s also more security within a group than standing alone. And the survival of any group is dependent on some agreed upon structure. Therefore, groups often organize and unify under a belief system, deity, or common ideal. So religious ideals…

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XJW Fest 2016: A Sense of Community

WHAT IS COMMUNITY? Community noun, often attributive com·mu·ni·ty \kə-ˈmyü-nə-tē\ : a group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood) : a group of people who have the same interests, religion, race, etc. : a group of nations Source: Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary Within family, neighborhood, school, work, and…

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Honoring Those Who Shepherd

Last month I shared how the past affects the present in dealing with authority in the church. You can read that article here: http://www.4witness.org/church-issues-how-does-the-past-affect-the-present/ Being in daily on line conversations with people who’ve been abused by parental, spousal, and church authority, it’s not surprising to hear their struggle to trust words in the Bible such…

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