Put Up a Hard Fight For the Faith – 2021 Powerful by Faith Convention Review

Reviewing the talk, “Put Up a Hard Fight For the Faith” from the Saturday Afternoon (part 2) session of the 2021 Powerful by Faith Convention. In this review, we address the Governing Body’s latest responses to “apostate” attacks and negative news reports about JW’s. Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE (Apple/iTunes) and HERE (Spotify) Support MJF Apologetics through … More Put Up a Hard Fight For the Faith – 2021 Powerful by Faith Convention Review

Will You Stumble Because of Jesus? – Watchtower Study Review May 2021

Reviewing the study article, “Will You Stumble Because of Jesus”, from the May 2021 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: higher education, objective research, holidays, human traditions, leaders, politics Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE (Apple/iTunes) and HERE (Spotify) Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype contact: mjfelk82_1 WhatsApp: please contact me directly for my number Email me HERE

Understanding Headship in the Congregation – Watchtower Study Review February 2021

Reviewing the study article, “Understanding Headship in the Congregation” from the February 2021 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: two-classes theology, authority, elders, governing body, judicial committees, disfellowshipping/shunning Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE (Apple/iTunes) and HERE (Spotify) Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype contact: mjfelk82_1 WhatsApp: please contact me directly for my number Email me HERE

Will You Continue to Be Readjusted? – Watchtower Study Review November 2020

Reviewing the study article, “Will You Continue to Be Readjusted” from the November 2020 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Governing Body hypocrisy, “friendship” with Jehovah, independent thinking, accepting “new light” as a faithful JW Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE (Apple/iTunes) and HERE (Spotify) Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype contact: mjfelk82_1 WhatsApp: please contact me directly … More Will You Continue to Be Readjusted? – Watchtower Study Review November 2020

Jehovah Is Directing His Organization – Watchtower Study Review October 2020

Reviewing the study article, “Jehovah Is Directing His Organization” from the October 2020 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: the JW organization, the ransom, Jesus as mediator, preterism Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE (Apple/iTunes) and HERE (Spotify) Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype contact: mjfelk82_1 WhatsApp: please contact me directly for my number Email me HERE

Respect the Place of Others in Jehovah’s Congregation – Watchtower Study Review August 2020

Reviewing the study article, “Respect the Place of Others in Jehovah’s Congregation” from the August 2020 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Omitting Jesus, positions and roles in the organization, the Governing Body Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE (Apple/iTunes) and HERE (Spotify) Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype contact: mjfelk82_1 WhatsApp: please contact me directly for my … More Respect the Place of Others in Jehovah’s Congregation – Watchtower Study Review August 2020

You Have a Place in Jehovah’s Congregation! – Watchtower Study Review August 2020

Reviewing the study article, “You Have a Place in Jehovah’s Congregation!” from the August 2020 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Jesus as head of the congregation, are JW’s happy?, biblically identifying positions in the congregation, the Governing Body Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE (Apple/iTunes) and HERE (Spotify) Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype contact: mjfelk82_1 WhatsApp: … More You Have a Place in Jehovah’s Congregation! – Watchtower Study Review August 2020

Walk Humbly and Modestly With Your God – Watchtower Study Review August 2020

Reviewing the study article, “Walk Humbly and Modestly With Your God” from the August 2020 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: friendship with Jehovah, the two-classes theology, micro-managing from the Governing Body, questioning the leadership, Christology, going beyond the things written. Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE (Apple/iTunes) and HERE (Spotify) Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype contact: … More Walk Humbly and Modestly With Your God – Watchtower Study Review August 2020

Do Not Think More of Yourself Than Is Necessary – Watchtower Study Review July 2020

Reviewing the study article, “Do Not Think More of Yourself Than Is Necessary” from the July 2020 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussions: Elders, the governing body, and Jesus’ authority Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype contact: mjfelk82_1 WhatsApp: please contact me directly for my number Email me HERE

Lessons We Can Learn From the Book of Leviticus – Watchtower Study Review November 2019

Reviewing the study article, “Lessons We Can Learn From the Book of Leviticus” from the November 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: works salvation, omitting Jesus, 1919, proving the organization Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE

Stay Faithful Through the “Great Tribulation” – October 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Reviewing the study article, “Stay Faithful Through the ‘Great Tribulation’” from the October 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: eschatology, independent thinking, Governing Body, Political Neutrality Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE

Jehovah Values His Humble Servants – September 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Reviewing the study article, “Jehovah Values His Humble Servants” from the September 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: the Governing Body’s lack of humility, anxiety in field service, and JW retirement. Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast in iTunes HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE

Keep Worshipping Jehovah When Under Ban – July 2019 Watchtower Study Review

I’m sorry for the last few weeks without reviews, but I was moving and took quite a bit of time getting packed, unpacked, getting settled in, etc. The reviews should be coming out regularly once again. This review is from the study article, “Keep Worshipping Jehovah When Under Ban” from the July 2019 Watchtower Study … More Keep Worshipping Jehovah When Under Ban – July 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Do Not Be Fooled by “the Wisdom of This World” – May 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Reviewing the study article, “Do Not Be Fooled by ‘The Wisdom of This World’” in the May 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Do we need the Governing Body to understand the Bible, Omitting Jesus Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast in iTunes HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE

JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – July 8-14, 2019

Reviewing the July 2019 JW Meeting Workbook for the week of July 8-14. TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD – Keep Encouraging One Another and Building One Another Up 13 In order to preside well over the flock, the elders discuss among themselves how to address the needs of the congregation. It might be more efficient if … More JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – July 8-14, 2019

JW Meeting Workbook Review for May 27-June 2, 2019

Reviewing the May 2019 Meeting Workbook for the week of May 27-June 2. “I Resisted Him Face-to-Face.” Notice how the Watchtower summarizes their reference in w18.03 31-32 ¶16: “We must be courageous.” What acts of courage are being described by the Watchtower? 1) Elders confronting the rank-and-file 2) The prophet Nathan confronting King David 3) The … More JW Meeting Workbook Review for May 27-June 2, 2019

Seek Meekness and Please Jehovah – February 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Reviewing the study article, “Seek Meekness and Please Jehovah” in the February 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Meekness and humility, Watchtower authority, the resurrection of the unrighteous. Go HERE to view my JW.org authority quotes compilation. SUBSCRIBE TO THE JW REVIEW PODCAST IN ITUNES  

Watchtower Study Review “Listen to Discipline and Become Wise” May 28-June3, 2018

Reviewing the March 2018 Watchtower Study Edition for the week of May 28-June 3. Topics of discussion: Omitting Jesus, the Divine Name in the Christian Scriptures, the Organization, Disfellowshipping/Shunning, Judicial Committees, Second Chance Doctrine, the Atonement, the Governing Body Subscribe to the JW Review in iTunes and please consider rating this podcast!  

Watchtower Study Review – “What Does It Mean to Be a Spiritual Person?” April 16-22, 2018

Reviewing the study article, “What Does It Mean to Be a Spiritual Person” in the February 2018 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: reading Bible verses in context, examining the teachings of men, the authority of the Governing Body, compassion for shunning victims, the two classes.   JW.org sources cited: 7 Elders who are reading this … More Watchtower Study Review – “What Does It Mean to Be a Spiritual Person?” April 16-22, 2018

Watchtower Study Review – “Pleasant Unity and the Memorial” – March 5-11, 2018

Reviewing the article, “Pleasant Unity and the Memorial” in the January 2018 Watchtower Study Edition.  Admittedly, I struggled to explain the Watchtower’s resurrection doctrine.  There is much to criticize, but also much to learn as it’s important we accurately represent the JW’s in what they believe. Topics of discussion: The Lord’s Supper, the “faith examination … More Watchtower Study Review – “Pleasant Unity and the Memorial” – March 5-11, 2018

JW.org Authority Quotes

I decided to create a compilation of authority quotes (that is, from the Governing Body) that can be easily linked to JW.org.  Until relatively recently, it was somewhat difficult for the non-JW to track down Watchtower quotes from the original source.  Now, with the online library at our disposal, we can easily link to the source … More JW.org Authority Quotes

Watchtower Study Review – “Help Your Children Become ‘Wise for Salvation'” – February 12-18, 2018

Reviewing the article, “Help Your Children Become ‘Wise for Salvation’” in the December 2017 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Correcting my error from last week’s Podcast, Watchtower’s lack of Jesus, applying critical thinking to Governing Body teachings, loving Jesus, Watchtower’s doctrinal changes and how to approach it, the cost of becoming a JW, and … More Watchtower Study Review – “Help Your Children Become ‘Wise for Salvation'” – February 12-18, 2018

Is the Governing Body the “one true source” of Spiritual Food? April 2018 Watchtower Study Review

This is a review of the “Questions from Readers” in the April 2018 Watchtower Study Review.  The primary statement in question is this: “By directing interested people to our official websites, we are connecting them with the one true source of spiritual food, “the faithful and discreet slave.”  This may be the strongest statement of authority … More Is the Governing Body the “one true source” of Spiritual Food? April 2018 Watchtower Study Review