Should I Be A Jehovah's Witness?

Should I Join The Jehovah's Witnesses?

The fact that you're asking this question tells us you have nagging doubts. Now is the best time to address your concerns, because if you become a Jehovah's Witness, leaving the organization is never easy.

Some Watchtower doctrines are very attractive and that's why people join. If it was all bad, no one would be interested. There needs to be some 'honey' to attract new members. There are pros and cons of joining the Jehovah's Witnesses.

The biggest concern people have with the Jehovah's Witnesses is that even though it's easy it get in, it can be very hard to get out. When you join most other religions, you can leave at anytime without concerns about losing close friends and family members. With the Jehovah's Witnesses, members are shunned and even hated [1] if they decide to leave the organization.

  • Notice in the above video that 'apostates', Jehovah, and even Jesus is blamed for breaking up families. The only party that does not accept responsibility is the Watchtower. This is interesting because JW's shun members who leave because it is required by the Watchtower. Former JW's, Jehovah, and Jesus can't stop the Watchtower from breaking up families and friendships. Only the Watchtower can do that.

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Key Doctines of Jehovah's Witnesses. Do You Agree With Them?

Bookmark this page. If you're serious about joining the Jehovah's Witnesses, the best time to thoroughly research what you're getting yourself into is right now. Carefully read all the articles on this website. Follow the links to YouTube.Com videos and other websites. Do your homework even if it takes days or even weeks to gather up all the information.

Don't be in a rush to dedicate your life to Jehovah AND the Watchtower organization. Remember as a Jehovah's Witness you will be expected to spend hundreds of hours every year studying Watchtower literature, attending meetings, and recruiting new members. They will keep you busy for the rest of your life if you choose to get involved.

1. JW's who leave are to be shunned and hated according to the Watchtower. Members who fail to comply could face the same punishment. See Religious Persecution (of JW's who leave their religion).

2. 2013 Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses. VIDEO: Shun Your Family