There seems to be some confusion regarding the "two witness rule" since the Watchtower published the document entitled Jehovah's Witnesses' Scripturally Based Position on Child Protection. To clarify, I thought it might be useful to lay out the pertinent points here. What is the "two witness rule"? "The scriptures are very clear, before a judicial … Continue reading The Two Witness Rule – Still Used?
Time and again we see the Watchtower organisation and the Governing Body dig their heels in and insist that their policies for dealing with cases of child sexual abuse are correct. However, by doing this they compound the damage already done to many child and adult victims of these crimes. In this article I am … Continue reading Arrogance And The Missing Apology
My thoughts on the recently uploaded document to JWorg entitled "Jehovah's Witnesses' Scripturally Based Position on Child Protection". This document can be downloaded directly from the JWorg website, however if you'd prefer not to go to that site you can read it here: https://www.reddit.com/r/exjw/comments/8gcpjn/jehovahs_witnesses_scripturally_based_position_on/ https://youtu.be/QmTI93kquoc
Why should the forgiveness of a paedophile rank as more important than the protection of a child? My thoughts on this issue based on personal experience and in the light of the recent news reports here: Article in Fædrelandsvennen: https://www.fvn.no/nyheter/norgeogverden/i/xRWkJp/The-Elder This is the English language version - for all of the previous articles in the … Continue reading YouTube: Forgiveness Not Above Child Safety
Ode to the Witness Child - a Memoir of a Jehovah's Witness Childhood - animated short just uploaded to YouTube. This is a personal art project. Based on my feelings, emotions and experiences of being brought up as a Jehovah's Witness. https://youtu.be/D8klDerCzFs
My latest YouTube video is now uploaded. In this week's episode, I discuss the recent article in The Guardian by Sarah Marsh, my comments on JW Broadcasting March 2018 where Gerrit Losch asks “Do you trust me?" and my brush with Scientology. https://youtu.be/qbpw1Bcf1Ns Links and contact information: Sarah Marsh - email - firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/08/child-sex-abuse-inquiry-considers-separate-jehovahs-witnesses-uk-investigation https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/08/have-you-experienced-abuse-in-the-jehovahs-witness-uk … Continue reading YouTube – Do You Trust Me?