Is there any scriptural reason why the officers of the WTBTS of
Pennsylvania have to be anointed? Not really. There are about 100 other
legal entities associated with the WTBTS of Pennsylvania, whose officers
are not anointed. They are legal instruments, under the direction of the
GB, designed to make Jehovah's name known worldwide. However, they are
not necessary to carry on the work, as has been demonstrated in many
lands where the work has been banned.
Members of the other sheep are called on help with the work, enabling the
GB to focus exclusively on spiritual matters.
Talk by Ted Jaracz: Began by discussing how congregation elders and
ministerial servants are not elected, rather the qualifications are set
out in the scriptures. Holy spirit, in various ways, plays a vital role
in theocratic appointments. Theocratic appointments at all levels are
made directly or indirectly by the GB. No legal entity controls such
Talk by Jack Barr: Members of the Governing Body resigned from the WTBTS
and members of the other sheep were nominated and elected to fill their
slots. Thirty or more names were read quickly for various corporations.
Don Adams is now president of the WTBTS of Pennsylvania.
Brother Barr also mentioned that three new corporations were being
The Governing Body will continue to direct these legal entities.
The WT is a money-making machine. I do not believe their wealth is traceable as it must be quite spread and secret. As you see above, there are hundreds of corporations asociated with the WT and they keep on building/buying more.
As for me, I dig up dirt on the WT whenever I have time...