The Jehovah's Witnesses' doctrines surrounding 1914 are the legacy of a series of emphatic claims regarding the years 1799, 1874, 1878, 1914, 1918, and 1925 made in the Watch Tower Society's publications between 1879 and 1924. In 1966, the Watch Tower Society issued the first of what became a sequence of statements on the importance of a new date—1975—that raised the possibility of that year heralding the beginning of Christ's millennial reign and, along with it, doom for unbelievers.
How Can You Share Your Faith When the Jehovah’s Witnesses Come Knocking?
Each year, the Jehovah's Witnesses spend about 2 billion hours evangelizing their communities around the world in 357 languages. Here is what you need to know in order to effectively share your faith with JWs when they come knocking.
How Can Christian Apologists Effectively Witness to Jehovah’s Witnesses?
When evangelizing, think of how it feels when a Muslim apologist or an atheist is dragging you over the coals for the history of Christianity. The Muslim and the atheist like to qualify things in the worst light possible.
Also, make sure that when you set the criteria that are supposed identifying markers of false Christianity that so-called "true Christianity" is not guilty of the same things or even worse.
CHRISTIAN APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: What Will You Say to a Jehovah’s Witness?
Many think that they know the Jehovah's Witnesses, but the sources are usually twofold: (1) They are misinformed Bible scholars who have read books and websites by disgruntled ex-Jehovah's Witnesses. (2) They have read books or comments by disgruntled ex-Jehovah's Witnesses. Herein you will learn a lot that you may have not known and learn some things about how to better evangelize them, or if you are even up to evangelize them. Moreover, we will use some arguments often raised about Jehovah's Witnesses as our text case from such persons as J. Warner Wallace is a leading Evangelical Christian apologist today.
APOLOGETIC EVANGELISM: Witnessing to Jehovah’s Witnesses
Yes, Jehovah’s Witnesses are mistaken in a number of biblical doctrines but not on everything they teach. Moreover, so-called true Christians have also been mistaken on many Bible doctrines as well and over time with a better understanding; they arrived at the correct teaching. When you over exaggerate by calling the Jehovah’s Witnesses a cult... Continue Reading →
NOT ALL CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS ARGUMENTS ARE EQUAL: Some Arguments Have Liabilities When They Are Used
We will use some arguments often raised about Jehovah's Witnesses as our text case. J. Warner Wallace is a leading Evangelical Christian apologist today. On his blog, he has the article titles, "10 Important Questions for the Jehovah's Witness Worldview." Therein he writes, "One way to examine the Jehovah’s Witness perspective is simply to see... Continue Reading →