Memorial: When is Nisan 14 in 2016?

Memorial: When is Nisan 14 in 2016?

Memorial

Memorial: When is Nisan 14 in 2016? It came to my attention last night that there is this huge debate about when precisely Nisan 14 is in relation to our Gregorian calendar this year. This debate exits primarily…

The Memorial: Trivia

Memorial

The Memorial: Trivia Technically, it’s still the Memorial today (March 24, 2016); the Jews count their days from sunset to sunset, therefore it’s still Nisan 14. Even though the number of those partaking within the Witness ranks is…

The Memorial: Jehovah’s Witnesses

Anointed, Memorial

The Memorial: Jehovah’s Witnesses So today’s the Memorial (Wednesday, March 23, 2016). This will be my first Memorial as an erstwhile Witness, that is, since my affiliation with the organisation back in the latter part of 2003. I…

Legal Seminar: South Africa Bethel

Bethel, Higher Education, Legal

Legal Seminar: South Africa Bethel Last year today (February 28, 2015) I was still one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. I’m not soon to forget this day for two distinct reasons. Firstly, a Witness friend of mine damn near died…

The Rationale to Stay

Religion

THE RATIONALE TO STAY Introduction While we’re on the subject of the Roman Catholic Church, let me expound on the logic of some awakened, though sincere, active Jehovah’s Witnesses. And perhaps this is a good time to mention…

The Faithful and Discreet Pope

Religion

THE FAITHFUL AND DISCREET POPE “Hm?! The Governing Body and the Pope have joined forces?” No! No no no, let me squash that idea right there. Absolutely nothing of the sort. The “Faithful and Discreet Pope” is a…