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Ex-Jehovah’s witness reveals secrets of religious group

Sadly for the terrified youngster, the church she trusted were on the side of the very man who haunted her nightmares — her abusive father. Now a mum of four, year-old Angie Rodgers said: I was a child and they should have helped but instead they turned on me. Her dad Ian Cousins was jailed for five years in for abusing her. But justice only caught up with evil Holt last year, when he was caged for attacks on eight children dating back four decades. The sect deal with child abuse cases within the church, regarding it as a sin rather than a criminal offence. Angie was abused by her father from the age of 11 on almost a weekly basis. Elder Harry Holt was jailed last year for abusing young girls She said: I was asleep when I woke up to him touching me.

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Partake in the bread and wine that represents Christ unless they are part of the , who go to heaven Make holiday artwork for school Engage in holiday parties at school Take on a leadership role in school This would be considered 'worldly' and political in nature. This could put the organization in a bad light. Sexual misconduct is not allowed WT, Aug 15, , Article:

Marines take part in a winter military drill in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Compare 1 Timothy 2: They believe the Watchtower contains Gods truth, directed by Holy Spirit. Without it one cannot understand the Bible. They claim to be Christian but the vast majority reject Christ Blood and flesh and they do this in a ritualistic fashion every memorial of Christ death by passing the bread and wine among themselves and not eating it. Even the speaker must touch the plate or the cup and reject it for all to see. They use the name Jehovah over Yahweh but will agree Yahweh is more accurate.

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141 Jehovah Witness Rules.

Back in , the M. Following our report, national regulator the Charity Commission launched an inquiry into the church at the centre of the controversy, which is a registered charity. Back in , Rose was jailed for nine months for abuse against two little girls. A third woman had accused Rose of molesting her 20 years earlier, but he was acquitted in a trial back then.

Rose has since been disfellowshipped from that congregation, but is understood to have moved on to another in the region.

Funding[ edit ] Much of their funding is provided by donations , primarily from members.

Emma Gough, 22, was able to hold her son and daughter after the natural delivery, but suffered a sudden haemorrhage and lost a great deal of blood. As a Jehovah's Witness, Mrs Gough had signed a form before the birth insisting that she should not be given blood. Staff at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital begged her husband Anthony, 24, who is also a Jehovah's Witness, and other relatives to allow the transfusion. But followers believe that blood transfusions are prohibited by the Bible and the family would not sanction the treatment.

Scroll down for more The twins are being cared for by their father, who yesterday led the mourners at his wife's funeral. There will be an inquest and issues will arise from that. At the time, Mrs Gough was a secretary working for her husband's gas fitting and plumbing business. Friends said the Goughs were teenage sweethearts and Emma had been "ecstatic" to learn she was expecting twins. Their best man, Peter Welch, 24, said Mrs Gough's death had devastated both sides of the family, all Jehovah's Witnesses.

Mr Welch, of Sutton Hill, Telford, said: Mr Gough's father, Ian, who runs a car window tinting business, said: It's terrible, I don't care what your beliefs are, to refuse treatment like that is awful.

Inside the Jehovah's Witnesses: A 'perfect storm' for abuse

In a damning report by the charities watchdog, Manchester New Moston Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses was criticised for failing to report its members claims of sex abuse to the police. He stood trial but was acquitted. Crow TV Rose was arrested again in and appeared in court charged with sexual offences. The commission found the charity did not deal adequately with allegations of child sexual abuse in and against Rose.

The report made findings of misconduct and mismanagement against the charity's trustees.

Another gun and a knife were found in Gurianov's jacket.

Angela Wylie Christian sect the Jehovah's Witnesses - with 64, active 'disciples' in Australia - are a cruel religion with no soul, according to Melbourne cultbuster Raphael Aron. His warning comes as the federal government considers tightening the definition of a charity to prevent some cults and quasi-religions keeping their tax free status. Independent senator Nick Xenophon has renewed calls for a national cult-busting agency.

Mr Aron, a psychologist, counsellor and director of Melbourne's Cult Counselling Australia, said the Jehovah's Witnesses had a policy of "shunning" members who left or wanted to leave by cutting them off from family members who remained. Related Articles Slamming the door on Jehovah Former members say shunning can involve bullying, threats, harassment and stalking to lure the 'apostate', or lapsed member, back.

The religion's scripture magazine The Watchtower describes 'apostates' as "mentally diseased" outcasts who "seek to infect others. It can de-register charities. A treasury spokesman said the government could soon redefine charities and boost their requirement for 'public benefit.

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Partake in the bread and wine that represents Christ unless they are part of the , who go to heaven Make holiday artwork for school Engage in holiday parties at school Take on a leadership role in school This would be considered 'worldly' and political in nature. This could put the organization in a bad light. Sexual misconduct is not allowed WT, Aug 15, , Article: JW's cannot support 'false religions' Use of bad language curse words if it is a habit or reflects badly upon the organization Wear blue jeans, shorts, and overly casual clothing at the Kingdom Hall.

This they started in in order to control their members.

Claiming to be on a mission from God, Vladimir Gurianov, 44, and Elvira Egorycheva 46, hacked, shot and bludgeoned their victims in a case that left even hardened Russian detectives shocked. The pair were finally spotted in a supermarket in a suburb of the city and arrested. By then they were on nationwide search lists and their photographs had been widely circulated in the region. When they were searched Egorycheva had a revolver, two axes, an electric-shock device and a rope in her belongings.

Another gun and a knife were found in Gurianov's jacket. Gurianov - who locals said had 'mad eyes' - and Egorycheva first met at a Jehovah's Witnesses sect meeting 16 years ago. When they were reunited late last year, Egorycheva allegedly told him she had a vision and they must travel to the Volga region to carry out God's wishes.

141 Jehovah Witness Rules.

Made from durable clear plastic, this booklet-style tract organizer stores up to twelve different tracts and slips into briefcases and service bags to go everywhere. The protective vinyl is easy to wipe down and keep clean, and these vinyl tract covers feature pages that are stitched around the edges to last for years. The price is right for these wonderful tract display folios and they make perfect gifts for pioneers, family, friends, and loved ones.

Pair the tract folio with a scripture based greeting card for a special gift for any occasion, and order one for yourself as well. Get the new service year off to a good start with the Tract Display Booklet, and keep your tracts in one elegant, organized location. Mantenerse al dia con el programa de la lectura semanal de la Biblia es muy sencillo con uno de los senaladores de paginas ya que lo colocas hasta donde hayas avanzado.

Others prefer to take the lime light as a leader, doing far more than is required.

Partake in the bread and wine that represents Christ unless they are part of the , who go to heaven Make holiday artwork for school Engage in holiday parties at school Take on a leadership role in school This would be considered 'worldly' and political in nature. This could put the organization in a bad light. Sexual misconduct is not allowed WT, Aug 15, , Article: JW's cannot support 'false religions' Use of bad language curse words if it is a habit or reflects badly upon the organization Wear blue jeans, shorts, and overly casual clothing at the Kingdom Hall.

This is probably because according to the WT, men should be masculine and women should be feminine. God created women to be submissive to men. WT, June 15, , Article: The Watchtower says, 'you would certainly not want to invite undue attention by flirting or by being immodest in your dress and grooming. JW's are concerned about stumbling non believers who may be interested in the JW religion. Magazine, Mar 22, , Article: What About Body Piercing?

Have discussions and express Bible based viewpoints that contradict the organization's beliefs Say anything negative about their organization. JW's must 'speak in agreement' and be 'like-minded'. And WT, Aug 15, , Article:

Jehovah's Witnesses Dating Websites

Monday 29 August The man, who did not want to be formally identified, shared his experience of growing up as a Jehovah's Witness in Poland in an Ask Me Anything post on Reddit. Using the username "Ohmyjw", the former Jehovah's Witness JW elder speaks out against the group's rules, such as prohibiting blood transfusion "even if that costs them their life" or believing the world "will end in Armageddon 'very soon'".

A spokesperson for Jehovah's Witnesses said:

Jehovah's Witnesses dating websites allow those of the Jehovah's Witness faith to find other Jehovah's witnesses to connect with. In the early 's, congregations began forming in nearby states, and the Zion's Watch Tower Tract Society was formed and incorporated. Jehovah's Witnesses' Beliefs According to the Watch Tower site, Jehovah's Witnesses have a firm belief that the earth will always exist.

They also exhibit a faith that all people who believe and practice Jehovah's purpose for a beautiful and inhabited earth may live on this earth for eternity. Just as in the past, today Jehovah's Witnesses continue to be an influence in this purpose. Jehovah's Witnesses believe that the Bible expects them to respect marriage, and they also believe in instilling this and other principals within their children. Family is held in high esteem as well.

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Barbour ; later that year they jointly produced the book Three Worlds , which combined restitutionist views with end time prophecy. The book taught that God's dealings with humanity were divided dispensationally , each ending with a "harvest," that Christ had returned as an invisible spirit being in [24] inaugurating the "harvest of the Gospel age," and that would mark the end of a year period called "the Gentile Times," [25] at which time world society would be replaced by the full establishment of God's kingdom on earth.

Thirty congregations were founded, and during and , Russell visited each to provide the format he recommended for conducting meetings. By the s, Russell's organization maintained nearly a hundred "pilgrims," or traveling preachers. He identified the religious movement as "Bible Students," and more formally as the International Bible Students Association.

Such as saving a life of a sheep or human on the sabbath.

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