The speaker mentions that the
apostates are challenging the scriptural position of the “two witness” rule as
it pertains to establishing a judicial committee and that the media has
discussed this as well.
He does not mention at all
that the criticism over this “two witness” rule is in regards to child
molestation, he conveniently leaves that part out. Courts all over the world
have agreed that this type of activity is considered a crime to be reported
immediately to the authorities and is usually engaged in secrecy with no
With the escalating number
of child abuse cases worldwide and particularly the negative assessment of WT
policies on this matter from the Australian Royal Commission, many here were eager
to see some reasonableness or reform on this subject from the WT leaders.
Instead, the speaker
concludes after reading two scriptures showing the Biblical necessity of “two
witnesses” as it applies to taking judicial action by saying “…we will never change our scriptural position on