20 WAYS JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES AND CHRISTIAN WITNESSES DIFFER
JWs use magazines etc for studying the Bible; CWs use the Bible itself for reading. JWs stay focused on lots of rules; CWs focus on the principles of love, joy etc. JWs put the Watchtower organization over them first; CWs put Christ first. JW elders tell others who to shun/disfellowship; CWs have great freedom of association. JWs elders must send pedophiles preaching door-to-door; CWs do not.
JWs sometimes die from lack of emergency blood transfusions; CWs do not. JWs have a dictating top down hierarchy organization; CWs are a free fellowship. JWs primarily meet in kingdom hall buildings; CWs primarily meet in private homes. JW congregations are often large; CW congregations are usually small and more family-like. JWs are overall led by a Governing Body group of men; CWs are led overall only by Christ.
JWs have an organization worth billions; CWs fellowship without any overall financial assets. JWs most often pray to Jehovah; CWs most often pray to “Our Father” but can use Jehovah too. JWs cannot exercise much personal freedom of conscience; CWs can. JWs must preach door-to-door; CWs are free to preach however works including by kind deeds. JWs do not celebrate holidays; CWs can as their Bible-trained consciences permit.
JWs males fully dominate; CWs are a partnership of males and females one in Christ. JW elders are organization appointed men; CW elders are all reputable adults who serve others. JWs have their own Bible translation; CWs can use any reputable translation. JWs cannot start their own congregations; any CW can start a congregation. JWs require a long program of study to become a JW; CWs can quickly become CWs. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChristianWitnesses