Reaching out to the shunned

by Elsewhere 12 Replies latest jw friends

  • Stephanus
    J.R. Brown, a national spokesman, said people who voluntarily withdraw from the church or become inactive are visited a few times a year by elders of their local congregations.

    What a GREAT substitute for the constant fellowship with and love of family and friends!

  • new light
    new light

    I attended this very event based on the newspaper article printed above. Very interesting. There was a panel of six people who gave their experiences of finding true Christianity after being JWs. These people struck me as very sincere, people humbly seeking to emulate Christ. I only wish more people attended. The audience was only about the size of the panel in spite of a large article in our state's most popular newspaper.

  • Gretchen956

    I've been gone 14 years and have been visited once.

    As for this guy mentioned, I think he does a service, possibly, for some. My concern is these people leaving one control group for another.


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