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Just had a random visit from two elders

This time I think it was just a genuine random call. The original elder was working the street and knows my JW son. So he just called on the off chance I was there. It was after about 15 mins the other elder who I knew came over, just to say hello and he was actually working with a young girl. I was very concious this time of not bombarding them with loads of different facts about the org, and it seemed to work better, as JWs can only take in very limited amounts of information at a time.  (1 hr ago | post #22)

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Just had a random visit from two elders

He always like to paint the ex JW as the bad guy, even when there is no evidence whatsoever of it.  (20 hrs ago | post #10)

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The reasons why the WTS is the 'Truth'?

Ah but they are very trying. lol  (20 hrs ago | post #2)

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Bystander no more

Ah don't forget he wants to see the lion lie down with the lamb and you have to get all those nasty people out the way first.  (21 hrs ago | post #18)

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Bystander no more

The organisation have been waiting for that since the 1870s. They were convinced then that they were in the last days just like JWs are now. You will die waiting for it just like other generations of JWs and bible students have over the last 130 years.  (Saturday | post #14)

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Bystander no more

Don't forget 2016 the anniversary of Charles Russell' death.  (Saturday | post #8)

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Just had a random visit from two elders

That is just playing into their hands. They think we are uncaring unloving rebels against God. I showed him I was none of those things.  (Saturday | post #8)

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Jehovah's Witnesses develop new evangelism tactic

Yes I should have said they have less use for it now, as they still print many magazines, just less than they did a few years ago. From their point of view they can put over their message much better using a website than with JWs on the doors, because you cant argue with a website. Also they are now using this new method of street witnessing in many areas to attract people, as I am sure they fully realize now how hopeless the door to door work has become in many lands.  (Saturday | post #73)

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Just had a random visit from two elders

It was actually the elder who brought up the drugs. I reminded him what it was like in the 1960s and 70s. We certainly were not being argumentative at all. We had a good conversation, and he even told me I was an intelligent man lol  (Saturday | post #5)

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Just had a random visit from two elders

Was impressed at first with him as he came by himself. He wanted to know if I would ever come back lol. So I said there was no chance of that, and especially now that the organisation have so many paedophiles in their midst. I reminded him of the two witness rule, and I was impressed when he said that works in most other crimes, but agreed not in child abuse. I reminded him that the Catholics had admitted their mistakes whereas JWs do not even admit they have a slight problem with it. I told him he can check out details of JW sex abusers online and of course he said you cant trust all online info. So I reminded him that the society are now encouraging witnesses to go online to use their website. He started to talk about the terrible times we live in, so I reminded him that people are healthier now and living longer as well. I asked him what time in the past did he feel was a better time to live. He said when he was at school 40 years ago was a good time. So I just reminded him that the 1960s and 70s was when drug use really took off in schools, and he just said his school was ok. Then another elder showed up and I asked him why his wife completely ignores me in the street even though we used to be good friends as witnesses. The elder said I should ask her why she does not talk to me any more, so I said I would if I thought I would get an answer, as so far she completely blanks me. Then he informed me he has retired early as I have. I said how good that was for us both and that you could not have imagined doing that just a few years ago. So I wished him a happy retirement and they went off to try and find someone else to talk to. Was a good visit though, and I enjoyed chatting to them.  (Saturday | post #1)

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Jehovah's Witnesses develop new evangelism tactic

Yes good point. They have all that equipment and have no further use for a lot of it.  (Saturday | post #68)

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Jehovah's Witnesses develop new evangelism tactic

Reading the bible is not a waste of paper is it? Reading the rubbish written in the Watchtower is a waste of paper. Big difference. So now they have cut right back on all the waste and produced a website they are no longer wasting earth's resources like they used to. It took them a while to get to that stage, but at least they are there now.  (Friday | post #63)

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Jehovah's Witnesses develop new evangelism tactic

Well I should take that back as you have now proved you are not stupid. As I said provided someone can answer a question sensibly I have great respect for them.  (Friday Jul 25 | post #51)

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So what's left?

They don't want Karen because she speaks out against them. If she kept quiet about their history, they would love to have her on board.  (Friday Jul 25 | post #62)

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Jehovah's Witnesses develop new evangelism tactic

How I see it wrote Is it your contention that Jehovah being hypocritical and wasteful? Why would you say that about Jehovah, if you did not think it was he who was being wasteful. Your problem is you think everything the Watchtower does has God's backing. You really need to think again about that, considering all the Watchtower cock ups over the years.  (Friday Jul 25 | post #48)

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