The Kingdom Hall members now have to travel farther to attend the meetings elsewhere. It makes it harder to the elderly, I'm sure, and I hear the Kingdom Halls now have cameras installed in it's building and outside as well microphones to spy out who is defective and who is still loyal to the Headquarters.
KH closes without any sign or notice- why?
It is unfair for a religious organization to rob it's members of their Kingdom Hall buildings as well the land it sits upon. Some congregations actually are fighting legal battles in order to keep the Watchtower Org. from robbing theirs. Brothers and sisters donate their time and money to build it, maintain it, while Paying Interest on the loan ( which by the way was given to them free of cost by the very members borrowing the money). What does the Bible say about charging fellow Christians USERY?
It say those doing so are Wicked.
It makes a mockery of their kinghall dedication ceremony. Building dedicated/belongs to jehovah henceforth? Total bs. It's a materialist org.
Real-estate as of today is the WTS's biggest cash cow for many of the properties donated to the organization are
worth ten-fold more in value then when they were originally donated. KA CHING $$$
Particularly in developing cites .
The KH where I attended, the land was donated by a JW who owned farm land in the area.
That land has now all been developed into a high end residential area that even by today's lowering market values would be worth
at least a 2 million CND. How many Kingdom Halls are there in Canada or the United States or in total around the world
and you can come to a visual picture of how much real-estate value the WTS. is holding.