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Listen to – Dealing with Doubts and Uncertainties when Leaving the Watchtower

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Join us Friday evening, September 28th for a conference call on the topic: Dealing with Doubts and Uncertainties When Leaving the Watchtower

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CHRISTIAN LIBERTY AND JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

Listen to the recording of this fascinating broadcast by clicking here: ChristianLibertyDec10_2011

Jehovah’s Witnesses can be disfellowshipped for celebrating Christmas, reciting the pledge of allegiance, taking a blood transfusion to save their life, speaking to a disfellowshipped Witness or reading religious material not published by the governing body just to name Read more…

“After Armaggedon” – Who will Survive? Who will be Destroyed?

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Bible Student Elder, David Stein led a round table discussion on this topic. Joining him was other Bible Students Jim Parkinson, Ric Cunningham and Jeff Mezera.

Read ” AFTER ARMAGEDDON ” to discover a brighter result of this climatic event than has been reported. Click Read more…

Bethel Sister Reveals Truth about Russell, Rutherford and Bible Students

Listen to a recording of Sister Cora Sumdbom telling her story of experiences at the Bethel in the days of Pastor Charles T Russell and the early days of the Watchtower Society. She talks about the brethren’s meals, discussions, studies, work and interactions with each other and with a kind, gentle, funny, engaging, warm and Read more…

Interview – How David Stein was disfellowshipped from the Jehovah’s Witnesses Organization by trying to save his father from Apostasy

THE RECORDING CAN BE HEARD HERE: DavidSteinInterviewNov12-2011

On Saturday November 12, 2011. Ex-JW and former Circuit Overseer Richard Rawe interviewed David Stein a former JW and Bethelite, who is now a Bible Student Elder. David Stein will tell the story of how he was disfellowshipped from the Jehovah’s Witnesses and how his wife was Read more…

Celebrating the Memorial – Listen to the Conference Call Here

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Read the handout “Pictures of Jesus’ Sacrifice” by clicking here:

 

Bible Student Elder, David Stein previously led a round table discussion on this topic. Joining him will be Bible Student Elders Ric Cunningham and Len Griehs.

How did the Early Church celebrate the Memorial? How Read more…

1914 – 100 Year Anniversary – Listen to Bible Students as they discuss this topic at the 2014 Arkansas Convention

Listen to this 3 Part Study by clicking here: Select “David Doran – Convention Study on Times of the Gentiles” Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3.

Click here for handouts.

David Doran – Study-Gentile Times (Handout 1)

David Doran – Study-Gentile Times (Handout 2)

 

More notes to consider:

Luke 21:24 – “Jerusalem shall Read more…

What the Bible says about Spiritism and the Occult

The influence of Satan, the god of this world (2 Cor 4:4), seem to be everywhere. Entertainment and music promote themes of immorality, magic and violence. If your parents were shocked when the TV show Bewitched first hit the public airways in 1964, just imagine them rolling over in their graves today. Perhaps you Read more…

Listen to a Bible Student Convention – Topic: 1914 and the Times of the Gentiles – August 9-10, 2014

You can now listen to the recordings of the Associated Bible Students of Central Ohio Topical Study Weekend August 9-10, 2014. The topic for the weekend Convention about “1914 – Its Lessons and Impact.”

The Speakers were Br. John Baker, Br. Ed Bushlus, Br. Wes Cramer, Br. Ric Cunningham, and Br. Steve Palmgren.

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Listen – The Christian Church in the Early Centuries to the Dark Ages – Rev 12

Listen to this two part talk covering the development of the Church through the early centuries and into the Dark Ages, as the pure Church turns into the Apostate Church. While Christianity converted the world, the world converted Christianity. See how Revelation 12 relates to this topic.

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June 29 – JW Elder’s Policies for Discipline & Disfellowship Compared to the Bible – Conference Call

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On Saturday evening, June 29, Bible Student Elder, David Stein will lead a round table discussion on this topic. Joining him will be other Bible Student Elders Ric Read more…

2013 BIBLE STUDENTS GENERAL CONVENTION JULY 20-25 – JOIN US ONLINE

Listen to Recordings of the 2013 General Convention Here:

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Mobile Apps – Text & Audio – Bible, Talks, Studies in the Scriptues and more

Many mobile apps are available in different formats. Find them in the Right Panel of this website under the heading “Mobile Aps.”

For example, click here for a Mobile App called “Christian Resources.“

ANGELS & DEMONS IN THE WORLD TODAY

Bible Student Elder, Ric Cunningham talks about Angels and Demons in the World today. What are the Demons doing today? Who are they, fallen angels or the ghosts of dead people? Where do Demons come from? Do the demons have anything to do with influences in our culture, like UFOs, Wicca (white witches), music, movies, Read more…

What Happens on Judgment Day?

Judgment Day! The very sound of the phrase previews an ominous picture in the minds of most. Judgment day: a day of great regret, great wrath, great sorrow and great reward, both for the righteous and the unrighteous. All will receive what is coming to them on Judgment Day – the question is – Read more…

April 20 – Early Watchtower History – Russell, Rutherford, Bible Students – Old Light vs. New Light

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On Saturday evening, April 20, Bible Student Elder, David Stein will lead a round table discussion on this topic. Joining him will be the three Early Watchtower Historians below:

Jim Parkinson: Bible Scholar, Translator and early Watchtower Historian

Eric Patterson: Since first going online in 1996, Eric Read more…

Audio – Early Watchtower Brothers Speak. These Elders Knew Charles Taze Russell

Talks of Elders who were friends of and knew Charles Taze Russell are available to listen to. CLICK HERE TO SELECT. We want to encourage the friends, by sharing these discourses from faithful brethren of the past who were filled with the Lord’s spirit.

A number of the older recordings have some technical issues which Read more…

Jesus is Risen! (listen now)

Listen to JESUS IS RISEN by clicking here:

There have been many world changing events in human history. The printing press made knowledge accessible to the masses. The light bulb literally illuminated man’s course and fed an industrial revolution which brought previously unthinkable invention and convenience to many. Penicillin protected life in a new way. Read more…

Listen to: What is so Special about Palm Sunday?

Matthew 21:5: (NASB) “Say to the daughter of Zion, Behold your King is coming to you, gentle, and mounted on a donkey, even on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.“ The events of the Sunday before Jesus’ crucifixion were monumental. They not only began the culminating process for the greatest human Read more…

The Great Crowd – Who Are They?

Bible Student Elder, David Stein, discusses the doctrine of the Great Crowd (Great Company). Who are they? What does the Bible say about the Great Crowd? Where are they mentioned in the Bible besides Revelation 7. What do the other scriptures in the Bible have to say about this group and how does this help Read more…

Does God Forgive Suicide?

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Psalms 38:4: (NASB) For my iniquities are gone over my head; As a heavy burden they weigh too much for me. Life is difficult – it is full of trials, tragedies and trauma. Sometimes it overflows with grief and pain. For most of us, there is Read more…

Sunday December 23 – Live Talk about “Jesus’ Birth and Why He Died”

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On Sunday morning, December 23, the Chicago Bible Students would like to invite you to a live Internet PowerPoint Talk entitled “The Story and Purpose of Jesus Birth.” This heartwarming story has touched all of our hearts like no other story. On different occasions, angels had Read more…

Watch the video – A God Who Hides Himself (Why does Jehovah allow suffering?)

You can watch and listen to the video by clicking here: Video recording of “A God Who Hides Himself.” The Chicago Bible Students would like to invite you to a PowerPoint talk titled “A God Who Hides Himself.” In this presentation various questions that have perplexed mankind for generations will be considered. Why does Read more…

Listen to “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” – Ideas on dealing with grief and comforting the berieved.

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On Saturday evening, August 11, Bible Student elder Brad Bach will lead a round table discussion on this topic. Joining him will be Bible Student Elders Tom Ruggirello and Peter Karavas (the Friends of Jehovah’s Witnesses website administrator). You can call into this conference call Read more…

Listen to this years Memorial Service given to the Chicago Bible Students on April 5, 2012.

What should a Memorial Service be like? Listen to this talk and let us know what you think. Is this what a Memorial Service should be like? If not, how should it be different? How is this service different than what you would hear in a Kingdom Hall?

Listen here: Memorial Service_Karavas-Peter_2012-04-05_D_24k

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“Second Death” – Who is going there?

Who is in danger of the Second Death? Are you, your neighbors or family members? This topic can be as frightening as Armageddon, yet when the topic is carefully reviewed form what the Bible teachings, it is not so frightening as it seems. Fear can be used to control people and too many Church denominations/organization Read more…

“The Lord is risen indeed.” – Luke 24:34.

To hear the story of Jesus resurrection as told by Bible Student elder Joe Megacz, click here: He Is Risen

THE STORY of our Lord’s resurrection is one of exquisite pathos and beauty. His cruci­fixion had created despair-had smitten the Shepherd and scattered the sheep. In loving se­crecy and weeping silence the faithful few had Read more…

Dec 31 – Jan 2 – Chicago Bible Students Convention – You are invited to attend online

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The Chicago Ecclesia invites all to attend our New Years Convention held this year on Saturday December 31, 2011 through Monday January 2, 2012. The convention was broadcast on the internet and recorded via Acrobat Connect. The program and links to recordings is listed below. Time Session (linked to recording when available) Speaker/Leader SATURDAY Read more…

Will Only Jehovah’s Witnesses Survive Armageddon?

Chicago Bible Students Elder and Friends of Jehovah’s Witnesses Administrator, Peter Karavas spoke to the congregation on Sunday Dec. 18, on the topic: Will Only Jehovah’s Witnesses Survive Armageddon? Is this lifetime the only chance for repentance and life? Is there any future hope? Will family members who have not jointed the JW Organization perish Read more…

December 25 – The Birth of Jesus – Chicago Bible Students Sunday Service

 

Date: Sunday, December 25, 2011

Time: 9:00 AM Central (10:00 am EST and 7:00 am PST)

Speaker: Br Joe Megacz

Title: The Birth of Jesus

Overview:

What does the scriptural record say about the birth of Jesus? • What prophecies foretold the circumstances? • Did he have a pre-human existence? • Is gift-giving Read more…

Born in a Stable and He Saved the World

Phil 2:7 “He emptied himself, taking the form of a bondservant and being made in the likeness of men.”

For a very confused world Christmas is here! For them it is the time for celebration of Santa, elves, reindeer, mistletoe, snow, decoration, gifts, parties, football, TV holiday specials, Christmas songs, holiday cheer, holly, mistletoe, shopping, Read more…

Revelation Made Simple Website and Audio

Revelation is the most difficult book in the Bible to understand, but now it is made easy. CLICK HERE to visit this amazing website and find our how quickly you can understand Revelation by letting the Bible interpret itself:

Listen to these simple introductory talks on Revelation:

Revelation For Beginners

Revelation Introduction

Revelation Made Read more…

Principles of Biblical Quotations

Holy men of God spake as they were moved by the holy Spirit (2 Peter 1:21). From time to time we note what appear to be inaccuracies when New Testament writers quote from the Old Testament. Sometimes words are left out, added, or changed. Many times what we have learned in the Harvest Message applies Read more…

The Hidden Message Behind Noah and the Great Flood

Most Christians today sense that we are living in the prophetic end times. This is for good reason, because Jesus gave his disciples a hidden message in Matthew 24 about the days of Noah which provides Scriptural confirmation that we are, indeed, living in the last days. In fact, Matthew 24:37 is but one of Read more…

RECORDING AVAILABLE – Where Did the Early Watchtower Doctrines Come From? From Whom Did C.T. Russell Learn?

THE RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN: JMezera_intvw_byRawe

On Saturday October 15, Ex-JW and former Circuit Overseer Richard Rawe interviewed Jeff Mezera, an early Watchtower and Adventist Historian. Jeff will talk about his history of studying with the Jehovah’s Witnesses and why he instead decided to become one of the Bible Students. The Read more…

Sin, Repentence and Forgiveness – How you can receive Jehovah’s forgiveness?

Bible Student elder, Aaron Kuehmichel tenderly examines this topic from the Bible. Are we sinning? Is Jehovah unhappy with our behavior and thoughts? Are we deceiving ourselves into thinking we can confess our sins to Jehovah, then keep on sinning? What steps can we take to correct our hearts and minds? How can we get Read more…

What is the object of the Gospel Message? Are those who ignore or reject the message lost?

All Christians adhere to the Gospel message that salvation comes only through Jesus. In this Christian Questions radio program Rick and Jonathan examine just who Jesus was calling to hear him. Was it anyone and everyone or were his messages designed for just a few to respond to, with provisions made for everyone else later? Read more…

How to Set Up and Run the Congregation (Ecclessia) – JW vs Bible Student Perspective

THE RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN: 2011-10-02 LenGriehs_CongregationOrganization

On Sunday, October 2, a Bible Student elder, Leonard Griehs, was the guest on a conference call with Richard Rawe and other Ex-JWs. He answered the question, “How is the Congregation (Ecclesia) to be set up and run according to the Bible?”

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On September 25, Ex-JWs Questioned Bible Student Elder – Did Jesus die a Ransom for ALL or for all sorts of people?

YOU CAN LISTEN TO THE RECORDING BY CLICKING HERE: 2011-09-25 RicCunninghamRansom

On Sunday, September 25, a Bible Student elder, Rick Cunningham, was the guest on a conference call with Richard Rawe and other Ex-JWs and he answered the question, “Did Jesus die a Ransom for ALL or for all sorts of people?” As you know, Read more…

Is the Jewish return to Israel a fulfillment of Bible Prophecy?

On Sunday, September 18, former Circuit Overseer, Richard Rawe and other Ex-JWs hammered questions at a Bible Student Elder. The Bible Student elder answered the question, “Is the Jewish return to Israel a fulfillment of Bible Prophecy?” As you know, JWs do not believe that Jehovah’s promises of a future return to their land apply Read more…

A Seven Year Tribulation? Prophetic Chaos in Our Time?

The Futurist view is held by many very sincere Christians. Actually, John Darby back in the mid 1800s sold his Futurist “seven-year tribulation” concept to a minority of Fundamentalists. But they are a vociferous minority. During the balance of the 1800s up until 1948 they taught that Jesus could return any day. They claim that Read more…

Why God Hides Himself – Climbing out of Depression

We can be depressed for various reasons. Perhaps we feel that:

1) Jehovah has withdrawn his favor from me

2) My life is no different than those in the world around me.

3) There is no specific purpose to my individual experiences

4) I no longer respond emotionally to spiritual stimulation

Or maybe there are Read more…

Laborers in the Vineyard – Do you feel Jehovah has not fairly rewarded you?

Listen to this penetrating lesson on Christian living by clicking here: The Parable Of The Penny_Springer-Allen_2011-06-19_D_24k

The main lesson of this parable is gratitude, contentment and brotherly love. We should never murmur against what the Lord has given us as compared to others.

Indeed, all who are servants, according to the Word of the Lord, Read more…

Watch Recording of Chicago Bible Students Convention – May 28-30, 2011

Yes, you can watch and listen to a recording of much of the Chicago Bible Students three day convention. Just click on the links below, sit back and enjoy the blessings.

11-05-28 O.B. Elbert – Titus http://biblestudents.adobeconnect.com/p8nm5onx574/ 11-05-28 David Christiansen – 70 Times 7 http://biblestudents.adobeconnect.com/p15ibpu8q1f/ 11-05-28 Freeman Thompson – The Promises of God http://biblestudents.adobeconnect.com/p155kbo9ias/ 11-05-29 Read more…

Why Did Jesus Say He Would Return? Has He Already Returned?

Listen to parts 1 & 2 of the fascinating radio program by clicking here: (See programs 658 & 659)

John 14:3: (NASB) If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to myself, that where I am, there you may be also.

If you are a Bible-believing Christian, Read more…

What is the Soul? Is it Immortal?

Listen to Bible Student Elder Russell Pollock answer this probing question here — What Is The Soul ?

What is an immortal or undying soul? A Christian might say a person is both body and soul. A common view is that the body is the physical flesh-and-blood “shell” temporarily housing the soul. The soul is Read more…

Can One Who Dies an Unbeliever Still be Saved?

Salvation – it is at the very core of Christian faith. Salvation is something we all want and something that we as Christians all claim. That’s good…for us. Now the harder part. What about unbelievers? Where do they fit? Do all unbelievers have the same opportunity as we do? What about those who never heard Read more…

May 8 Conference Call – Did Jesus Die for ALL MEN or ‘all sorts of men’ (NWT)?25

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CLICK ON THE RECORDING ABOVE OR IF YOU CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You will need to find the May 8, 2011 program and click on that.

What Biblical doctrine, more than any other, demonstrates the Love and Justice of God?

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APRIL 10 – Ex-JW & Creator of Pastor-Russell.com Interviewed

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CLICK ABOVE TO HEAR THE RECORDING OR CLICK HERE: AND FIND THE APRIL 10 RECORDING. Since first going online in 1996, Eric Patterson’s Pastor Russell websites have been seen by nearly 20 million people from literally every state, country and territory on earth. In January Read more…

Can I Participate in a Memorial Service from Home?

For those who are not able to physically attend a Memorial Services with a local congregation, you can have your own Memorial Service at home. Attached below is a recording from a Memorial Service given to the Chicago Bible Students in April of 2004. If you plan to partake, have jewish matzo bread (or substitute Read more…

How Can Congregations be Organized Like the Early Church?

On Saturday April 2, Ex-JW and former Circuit Overseer Richard Rawe interviewd Russ Marten (an elder with the Chicago Bible Students Congregation) about what the Bible says about the formation and structure of the Bible Student congregation, how the early church is set up and how the Bible Students model themselves after this. You can Read more…

Robert Seklemian teaches about the Boy Samuel

Dearly loved elder and former JW, Robert Seklemian tells the warm and affectionate story of the boy Samuel. He will share lessons that will touch your heart and encourage you in your Christian walk. Click below.

The Boy Samuel

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Israel in Prophecy – Arabs, Russia, Gog & Magog – Ken Rawson explains

In our February 11 Webcast, Ken Rawson discusses whether Bible prophecies about Israel apply to the Jehovah’s Witnesses. He will also consider Bible prophecies that relate to the Arab-Israel conflict of today, including the Gog/Magog invasion and other aspects of how Bible prophecy explains many of the events taking place in our day. If you Read more…

How can I grow the Fruits of the Spirit in my life?

Robert Seklemian, a Bible Student Elder and former JW speaks on the Fruit of the Spirit of Love and helps show how are can develop this fruit in our lives. Hear this discussion by clicking below.

Fruit Of The Spirit

In an interesting issue of THE HERALD Magazine, a list of Christian attributes are treated. Read more…

What would it be like to attend a Bible Students Convention?

You can find out by locating the Bible Students Convention nearest you at a convenient time by clicking here.

http://hosting.brownbearsw.com/WB/Conventions

Nothing is like the experience of actually being there, to have the freedom to share your personal experiences, discuss your scriptural thoughts and ask questions about the Bible. The spirit of liberty, Read more…

Jehovah is Our Refuge – Don’t Lose Hope!

Don’t be worried. Don’t be fearful for the future.

Psalms 46:1 says, God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in time of trouble, therefore we will not fear though the earth be removed and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea

Bible Student Elder, Todd Alexander speaks Read more…

What does the Bible say about the Birth of Jesus?

Former JW and Bible Student Elder, Robert Seklemian, speaks about the child Jesus and his birth.

The Child Jesus

Bible Student Elder, Russ Marten discusses what the Bible has to say about the birth of Jesus.

Of Christ And Christmas

Relating to the birth of Jesus, Mary, Elizabeth, Zechariahs and the Angels all had Read more…

What Do You Love More, the Watchtower Society or the Brethren?

1John 3:14 says, “We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.”

1Pet 2:22-25 says, “Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth, through the spirit, unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that you love one another Read more…

How can I handle discouragement and depression?

Approximately seven per cent of Americans, nearly fourteen million, experience depressive disorders. Since the bride of Christ is to go through the same experiences as the rest of the race (1 Corinthians 10:13), it is no surprise that true Christians often experience the same disorder. This issue of The Herald is dedicated to taking a Read more…

Where is the real Christmas?

Jesus was not born on December 25, yet at this time we can’t help thinking about him, his birth, his life and his mission. On Dec 26, the radio program Christian Questions broadcast a beautiful devotional and musical journey with scripture readings and discussion, all surrounding the birth and mission of Jesus, our Savior.

Where Read more…

The Real Story Behind the Council of Nicaea

Bible Student elder Tom Gilbert tells the real story behind the Council of Nicaea. This is the story behind the debate. Who were these men, Arius and Athanasius? What were their motives? What was the character of the time and historical events? This is the story about the people who drove this debate. Click here Read more…

Gideon And The Altar Of Baal – Speaker Ex-JW Robert Seklemian

Hear the Story of Gideon and the Alter of Baal as told by one of the Bible Students most cherished speakers, Ex-JW Robert Seklemian. Enjoy this inspiring tale that everyone who loves Jehovah will want to hear. Robert Seklemian is a beloved and heart warming speaker who, by bringing this marvelous story to life, will Read more…

How to Grow in Love and Faith – Speaker Harry Wildblood

What is love? Can we define it? Can we develop love and grow in it? What are the different types of love? For which type of love should we aspire? With selfishness being in our very nature, how can we develop selfless love? How can we develop Faith along with Love? Is growing in Read more…

Just How Merciful is Jehovah and Jesus? Just How Merciful are You?

Bible Student Speaker, Michael Nekora reveals just how merciful God is. Is Jehovah harsh and unforgiving? How should we be? Do you think about ways to get revenge about something that has been done to you?

Ex 34:6-7 (NASV) “The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and Read more…

How Does Perfect Love Cast Out Fear?

1 John 4:18 (NASV) says, “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.”

2 Tim 1:7 says, “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a Read more…

Ex-JW David Stein Speaks About Love and Forgiveness

Just this past Thanksgiving weekend, former JW and host of the “Friends of Jehovah’s Witnesses Webcasts,” spoke to a crowd of Bible Students at the New Albany, Kentucky convention. David Stein explores examples of God’s love in the Bible and explains how if God is love, a love motivation can be found for every thing Read more…

The Inspiring Story of Daniel in the Lions Den as told by former JW Robert Seklemian

Hear the Story of Daniel and the Lion’s Den like you have never heard it before. This is not just a childrens story, but an inspiring tale that every adult who loves Jehovah will want to hear. Robert Seklemian is a beloved and heart warming speaker who, by bringing this marvelous story to life, will Read more…

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses and Bible Students testify

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses and Bible Students testify about providential experiences from Jehovah which drew them to consecrate (symbolized by baptism) and to accept the Truth. The moderator interviewing the brethren is Bro. Irving Foss. You can read his “eye witness” testimony on the Testimony page, where he describes how the Chicago Bible Students broke away Read more…

How should a church (or Kingdom Hall) be organized according to the Bible?

On Sunday November 7, elder Russ Marten gave the annual election discourse (talk or sermon). The Chicago Bible Students have this type of discourse once a year, the week before Church elections of elders, deacons and other church offices. Brother Russ speaks about the order and organization within the Church of which the Read more…

From 1964 recording, hear Bethelite and Colporteur recount their experiences in the Early Watchtower

During the time of C.T. Russell, in the days of the early Watchtower, Norman Woodworth and Russell Pollock were colporteurs going door to door full time offering subscriptions from the Watchtower and selling the Studies in the Scriptures books. Norman later went to work at the Bethel and C. T. Russell assigned Read more…

What Does the Ransom Accomplish? David Stein – former Bethelite – answers.

“And He [God] shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you: Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.” Acts 3:20,21

The theme of “restitution of all things” when Jesus Christ returns Read more…

Why Does God Permit Evil and Human Suffering

Evil is anything bad or morally wrong which causes unhappiness, injury, suffering, pain, ruin, or death. Perhaps there is nothing more challenging and confusing to man’s faith in a loving and just God than the dominance of evil in our world. All of man’s sorrows trace back to one cause—sin. Why did not God prevent Read more…

Richard Rawe of Six Screens of WT interviews Bible Student Jim Parkinson

On August 21, 2010, Ex-JW Richard Rawe interviewed Bible Student Elder, Historian and Scholar, Jim Parkinson, on the Six Screens of the Watchtower. Richard Rawe asks Jim Parkinson questions about his family history with the Watchtower and his wife’s experiences as a JW. Richard also asks questions about Bible Manuscripts and the accurate translation of Read more…

July 17 Six Screens of WT conference call with Bible Students

On Saturday, July 17, 2010 five Bible Students were interviewed by Rick Fearon, an Ex-Jehovah’s Witness. We don’t have exact numbers, but we are told that probably over 200 people called in to the conference call. While this interview will likely be posted on the moderator’s web site, sixscreensofthewatchtower.com, the recording of this call is Read more…