Author Archives: Rich

Long absence

I felt I should write and try to explain my absence here to any readers. There are many things playing a role in this lack of activity, some which I don’t even understand myself just yet. Let me try to explain. Originally it was my plan to be sure to cover the Watchtower articles every week. After doing several of

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Watchtower Study June 12, 2016—”Let Endurance Complete Its Work”

Introductory Paragraphs I honestly have always found the description of the tactics that Gideon uses to defeat his enemies in battle amazing. The horns he gave his men were horns that usually only occurred one in so many groups of soldiers, so for that many horns to blow at once back then would have given the impression that a huge army

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Watchtower Study June 5, 2016—Being Faithful Leads to God’s Approval

The Watchtower study for this weekend is all about Jephthah’s daughter. I’ve opted to veer away from the usual way I cover the study articles because it may be more beneficial to consider what most likely happened to Jephthah’s daughter. You may be surprised to learn that the ending isn’t quite as happy as Watchtower would have you believe. Watchtower’s

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Jehovah’s Witness Convention 2016—A Weekend of Robbery and Manipulation

Having viewed a few of the videos from the convention for this year, there is one in particular that disappoints me the most. Please watch: Robbing Children of Their Potential This video portrays a young man with musical talent being discouraged from pursuing his dreams. When I first saw this video, I nearly began to cry. There is nothing else

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