I thought about this for years even when i was in and still believed. I always wondered why very, very few if any JW ever said we get to go in service, it was always we have to go in service. If you do it only because you have to and not because you want to, does that not nullify the whole giving to the lord theme?
When they would still knock on my door I would ask them, Why are you here? They would start their presentation, and I would stop them and repeat Why are you here? After a few times they would finally say, What do you mean? I would reply ,Why are you knocking on my door? I would emphasize the YOU until they got it. Eventually they would say because we have to. I asked why, and they went to Matt. To which i went to paul saying some are prophits, some care for poor, some are preachers etc. And would ask are they any of those, do theyknow any one who were those things. To which no was the answer. So I would then ask why do they neglect the larger amount of duties as set fort in the bible. Never got an answer other that they were so booked up that they had to go.
So why do you go?