Hey all you lurkers!
Any day now, you may be asked to shred or burn confidential documents for the Society.
It might be congregation records, correspondence, written testimony, etc.
Don't do it. Instead, USE THEM FOR YOUR OWN ADVANTAGE! Think ahead a bit, brothers!
Someday, you - or a relative of yours, like your kid , may get into trouble with the other
elders. Maybe somebody smoked or needs a divorce or other guys just don't like you.
Wouldn't it be great to have a "Get Out Of Jail Free Card" in the Monopoly game of life?
Keep copies of everything that might be important, if you must destroy originals.
Do this ahead of time since they may require TWO brothers to destroy evidence, together.
Here's another tip: Always name the Society and its personell in any documents especially
disfellowshipping records. WHY? Because, that way, they CAN'T ABANDON YOU TO SAVE THEMSELVES
IF A CONTROVERSY COMES UP - "they told us to do that" moves the guilt away from you
The Society would dump you like yesterday's trash, if it could save their butts.
it never hurts to have a little extra 'advantage' when troubles arise , just in case
the unexpected comes up.