4 Things That the Jehovah’s Witnesses Get Wrong About Jesus

Apologetics and Theology

I have been interested in the Jehovah’s Witnesses for a long time. They have a lot of unique beliefs. But as I argue in my book, The Watchtower and the Word, we should focus our […]

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Conversations With Jehovah’s Witnesses – Why Bother?

Apologetics and Theology

I have been doing a series on Conversations With Jehovah’s Witnesses. But it is a fair question to ask why I would bother. Growing up, my dad would make us pretend that we weren’t home […]

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Conversations With Jehovah’s Witnesses – Part Six

Apologetics and Theology

I had another conversation with some Jehovah’s Witnesses, once again concerning the kingdom of God. I do consider the kingdom of God to be an essential topic (unlike attitudes toward birthdays or the shape of […]

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Conversations With Jehovah’s Witnesses – Part Five

Apologetics and Theology

I once more had a conversation with a Jehovah’s Witness (and a new partner) focused largely (but not completely) on the kingdom of God. After numerous conversations on the kingdom of God, it is clear […]

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Conversations With Jehovah’s Witnesses – Part Four

Apologetics and Theology

It has been quite a few weeks, but I finally had another opportunity to visit with a pair of Jehovah’s witnesses again. Once again, our conversation revolved around the nature of the kingdom of God. […]

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Conversations With Jehovah’s Witnesses – Part Three

Apologetics and Theology

This morning I had my third meeting with some Jehovah’s Witnesses. It has been the same lead person each of the three visits, but a different helper each time. I had mentioned last time that […]

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Conversations With Jehovah’s Witnesses – Part Two B

Jehovah's Witnesses

The first part of our conversation was about the Tetragrammaton in the New Testament. While there is some rhetorical effect here, it is not an essential goal for my conversation with Jehovah’s Witnesses. That is […]

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Conversations With Jehovah’s Witnesses – Part Two A

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Today I had my second conversation with a pair of Jehovah’s Witnesses who came to my house. The one change was that the senior witness didn’t bring his assistant but instead brought his wife. At […]

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The Jehovah’s Witnesses Take on the Jesus Myth

Jesus Myth

Since I have written a book on the Jehovah’s Witnesses and a book on the Jesus Myth, I was quite interested when some ladies came to my door and gave me the latest issue of […]

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6 Questions to Ask Jehovah’s Witnesses

Apologetics and Theology

Jehovah’s Witnesses are often eager to talk about religion. This means that there are plenty of opportunities to share your faith with them. However, just talking religion will not have much of an effect. You […]

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7 Things You Should Know About the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Apologetics and Theology

You have probably have had Jehovah’s Witnesses knocking at your door at some point. But do you know what they believe? There is a lot that can be said about the Jehovah‘s Witnesses, but here […]

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What People Are Saying About the Watchtower and the Word

Apologetics and Theology

A few years back I wrote a book called the Watchtower and the Word. It started out as a response to the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ book, What Does the Bible Really Teach? However, it grew into […]

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Jehovah’s Witnesses: No Part of This World

I thought this was a pretty decent video about the Jehovah’s Witnesses. It is by Reveal reporter Trey Bundy. You may discover some things that you never knew before.

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The Jehovah’s Witnesses Get Some Things Right

In my book on Jehovah’s Witnesses, The Watchtower and the Word, I divide the book into three sections. The first section is on what they get right. Some people don’t like that at all. It would […]

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Leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Apologetics and Theology

I got to know Chris Stire a few years ago when I was teaching with the Lay Pastors Training Program. At that time, he mentioned to me that he had been a Jehovah’s Witness. That […]

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Why Did I Write the Watchtower and the Word?

Apologetics and Theology

Last year I published a book called The Watchtower and the Word, both in print and Kindle. It would be fair to ask about my reasons for writing such a book. I will say that […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Read the Watchtower and the Word

Apologetics and Theology

I am very happy with my new book, The Watchtower and the Word. I think you should purchase a copy (or three) and not just for me to make some money. Here are ten reasons […]

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Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Holy Spirit

Jehovah's Witnesses

In the Oct. 1 2010 issue of the Watchtower there is an article entitled “What is the Holy Spirit?”  One of the main purposes of this article is to demonstrate that the Spirit is not […]

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Is Jesus the Archangel Michael?

One of the distinctives of the Jehovah’s Witnesses is their belief that Jesus is not God but is rather the archangel Michael.  They derive this from the following passage. “For the Lord himself, with a […]

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