Is All The Bad Publicity About The Watchtower Pedophile Lawsuits Causing Contributions To Nose Dive Worldwide?

by Brokeback Watchtower 33 Replies latest watchtower scandals

  • Coded Logic
    Coded Logic
    the situation is no doubt far worse than the annually published yearbook figures show and so they ceased it's publication permanently.

    I wasn't aware the Yearbook was no longer going to be produced. Can anyone confirm this?

  • Finkelstein

    That's the latest word CL

    I wouldn't be surprised that they release a Elders Only Copy of the Year end numbers report around the world.

    Or post something online at Jworg.

  • Spiral

    I can't say that anyone in my Mom's congo (US) knows about the lawsuits. They are so busy trying to survive with little money, poor health, taking care of family members (elderly parents, family with chronic illnesses, etc.) that they can't see the forest for the trees. Not a lot of global thinking going on around here.

    Having said that, the exhaustion is palpable. There is no further money to give - I don't think there are any big contributors remaining. (Good thing I have my hands on the checkbook, there's nothing coming from us.) There is awareness that the "special people" in Warwick have beautiful lodgings and a care home and I think that is resented, quietly and anonymously. The thought that they've done all that and are now short of money would really trouble people here (who live such a modest life style) but they probably wouldn't admit it publicly.

    I haven't been approached or challenged in any way about my status, or asked for a contribution, or even about why I am (obviously) inactive. That tells me quite a bit.

    Question, though, do I understand from a previous post that Lett actually mentioned or hinted at legal costs in one of the broadcasts? Is he trying to cover the GB's collective backsides when even just the news about the lawsuits in California become more well known? I've been wondering when that would hit the collective consciousness of the US JWs.

  • sparrowdown

    Coded Logic re Yearbook.

    It was announced at the annual meeting.

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