Witnesses explore new way of witnessing

Aug 24, 2013 Full story: The Winnipeg Free Press 42

If you work or ride transit through downtown, you've seen them -- standing quietly and politely in pairs on the sidewalk, nodding pleasant hellos to passersby.

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UNchained

Loudon, TN

#1 Aug 24, 2013
If you work or ride transit through downtown, you've seen them -- standing quietly and politely in pairs on the sidewalk, nodding pleasant hellos to passersby.

They are Jehovah's Witnesses, and they are no longer just coming to a door near you.

"People are not at home more than ever before," says Mark Ruge, director of public information for Jehovah's Witnesses in Canada, explaining why members of the church are now standing on sidewalks downtown.

"We still do door-to-door, but downtown is where the people are."
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It took Jehovah's Witnesses 130 years to figure out what Jesus' disciples had figured out the first time Jesus sent them to witness about Him to the Jews.

Can you spell S-L-O-W?

Since: Oct 10

Location hidden

#2 Aug 24, 2013
UNchained wrote:
If you work or ride transit through downtown, you've seen them -- standing quietly and politely in pairs on the sidewalk, nodding pleasant hellos to passersby.
They are Jehovah's Witnesses, and they are no longer just coming to a door near you.
"People are not at home more than ever before," says Mark Ruge, director of public information for Jehovah's Witnesses in Canada, explaining why members of the church are now standing on sidewalks downtown.
"We still do door-to-door, but downtown is where the people are."
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It took Jehovah's Witnesses 130 years to figure out what Jesus' disciples had figured out the first time Jesus sent them to witness about Him to the Jews.
Can you spell S-L-O-W?
they have been doing that for years, informal witnessing and street witnessing is common, many start early at train stations and arcades.
art

London, UK

#4 Aug 24, 2013
yes I have seem them holding up a paphlet they are completly ingnored, just too many people charities broadband supplyers snake oil sellers magazine peddlers you can't walk down the street now without dozens of these people pestering you

my advise is to wear earphones keep your head down walk fast and for gods sake don't let them catch your eye
Lol

Woodland, CA

#6 Aug 24, 2013
My son told me that he was sitting outside of a bank one day a few weeks ago waiting for his girlfriend to come out and a JW came up to his vehicle and was trying to give him a pamphlet or something.

I've known of lots of JW's to go to malls or stand on sidewalks to give away literature. You see lots of it in the trash cans provided by the city on those days.
True Christian witness

Bartlesville, OK

#7 Aug 25, 2013
Jehovah's witnesses are still going door to door and still standing in busy intersections or making phone calls and witnessing anyway they can, Jesus said we must be preaching to help meek people gain life.
Matthew 24:14 Matthew 5:5

The new avenue of a table and display of Bible literature for individual choice, is because people are busy today and don't have time to stop and ask questions, all topics are covered in the display with the Scriptural answers. 1Timothy 2:4,5

Whether you accept or reject our heavenly King Jesus and his direction by Jehovah's witnesses, is entirely up to you, God's way has not changed, you either choose life or death, you either love Almighty God Jehovah as Jesus taught or you don't. Matthew 22:37-39
QUITTNER

Toronto, Canada

#8 Aug 25, 2013
1:45 pm, Sunday, August 25, 2013:
RE: Witnesses explore new way of witnessing
..... I have never seen a report on what the JWs witnessed their God was doing recently; have you?
True Christian witness

Bartlesville, OK

#9 Aug 25, 2013
QUITTNER wrote:
1:45 pm, Sunday, August 25, 2013:
RE: Witnesses explore new way of witnessing
..... I have never seen a report on what the JWs witnessed their God was doing recently; have you?
Why would an Atheist want to know what Jehovah God is doing today,
the Bible tells us that Jehovah God put Jesus on his throne, and Jesus is gathering people who want to be righteous, and live in God's new world of righteousness. We are very close to the end of this world ruled by Satan, the meek of this earth will listen and obey the direction of Jesus and his true followers, Jehovah's witnesses.
Matthew 24:14
Matthew 5:5
klan

Winnipeg, Canada

#10 Aug 25, 2013
Please, would the sheep please stay off this site. Thank you.
Lie Detector 5

London, UK

#11 Aug 25, 2013
QUITTNER wrote:
1:45 pm, Sunday, August 25, 2013:
RE: Witnesses explore new way of witnessing
..... I have never seen a report on what the JWs witnessed their God was doing recently; have you?
We have seen a great crowd (approaching 8 million) of people from all nations and tribes and tongues gathered together in worldwide peace and unity, all taught and worshiping with one line of thought, prepared to be the nucleus of God's Kingdom that will bring about a paradise earth with Jesus Christ ruling as king.
Dr shrink

Baltimore, MD

#12 Aug 25, 2013
UNchained wrote:
If you work or ride transit through downtown, you've seen them -- standing quietly and politely in pairs on the sidewalk, nodding pleasant hellos to passersby.
They are Jehovah's Witnesses, and they are no longer just coming to a door near you.
"People are not at home more than ever before," says Mark Ruge, director of public information for Jehovah's Witnesses in Canada, explaining why members of the church are now standing on sidewalks downtown.
"We still do door-to-door, but downtown is where the people are."
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**********
It took Jehovah's Witnesses 130 years to figure out what Jesus' disciples had figured out the first time Jesus sent them to witness about Him to the Jews.
Can you spell S-L-O-W?
THOSE JWa leaders idiots just woke up now,
that streets,markets, or cities are the most crowded population,
Jesus did the same, and same are doing preachers of other religions

they go still door to door, if someone accept watchtower they seat on this person like parasities hanging under the door almost every second day,
person get tired,and doesn't want to open for them door any more or go on the porch,
I observe them,they are like uneducated low IQ spiritual wash brain fanatics
Dr shrink

Baltimore, MD

#13 Aug 25, 2013
Lie Detector 5 wrote:
<quoted text>
We have seen a great crowd (approaching 8 million) of people from all nations and tribes and tongues gathered together in worldwide peace and unity, all taught and worshiping with one line of thought, prepared to be the nucleus of God's Kingdom that will bring about a paradise earth with Jesus Christ ruling as king.
8 milion from 7 billions is not great crowd,only salt speck in the ocean
not even 0.01%

what are you talking about with this massive Watchtower propoganda

their one line of thought reach only deceived brains of their leaders,not Bible and Jesus Kingdom teachings?
Dr shrink

Baltimore, MD

#15 Aug 25, 2013
SOS wrote:
<quoted text>"8 million from 7 billion is not great crowd,only a salt speck in the ocean."
GOOD POINT.
those JW doesn't live in reality,
their delusions are brain washed by their leaders building for free KH's sell them after 5 years to other churches,and pack up small KH with JW without of own KH,
and tell on the platform that they grow up like mushrooms after torential rain?

so/those poor few mushrooms are just small speck of mildew grow in the basemnet wall mostly close to rain gutters?

You my friend are Spaghetti SOS,
designed only for italian gangsters?
True Christian witness

Bartlesville, OK

#16 Aug 26, 2013
Jehovah's witnesses are the only people on this earth that do live in reality and truth, everyone else is being led by their fleshly desires, and misled by Satan the Devil.
Revelation 12:9

Being critical and negative doesn't make you right, it just keeps you in the world, and this world and all the ungodly people in it will be gone very soon.
2Peter 3:7

Since: Feb 07

RI

#17 Aug 26, 2013
UNchained wrote:
If you work or ride transit through downtown, you've seen them -- standing quietly and politely in pairs on the sidewalk, nodding pleasant hellos to passersby.
They are Jehovah's Witnesses, and they are no longer just coming to a door near you.
"People are not at home more than ever before," says Mark Ruge, director of public information for Jehovah's Witnesses in Canada, explaining why members of the church are now standing on sidewalks downtown.
"We still do door-to-door, but downtown is where the people are."
**********
**********
It took Jehovah's Witnesses 130 years to figure out what Jesus' disciples had figured out the first time Jesus sent them to witness about Him to the Jews.
Can you spell S-L-O-W?
But wait...

Haven't JWs consistently proclaimed that THEY preach in the same manner as the early Christians, which THEY claim was going door-to-door?

How are mall kiosks and standing on the street downtown related to what the early Christians did?

Haven't ex-JWs consistently stated that JWs needed to change their manner of preaching in order to be effective, only to be laughed at by JWs? But now, because the GB has authorized these non-early-Christian forms of preaching, it's all okay?

They're finally doing what ex-JWs have suggested for years but what they have constantly rejected as viable because "it is not how the early Christians" preached and they were "following Jesus' example."
Dr shrink

Baltimore, MD

#18 Aug 26, 2013
True Christian witness wrote:
Jehovah's witnesses are the only people on this earth that do live in reality and truth, everyone else is being led by their fleshly desires, and misled by Satan the Devil.
Revelation 12:9
Being critical and negative doesn't make you right, it just keeps you in the world, and this world and all the ungodly people in it will be gone very soon.
2Peter 3:7
ONLY INSIDE OF YOUR CHICKEN embrio brain?

babbling crap by you doesn't make you right and truthful,
it just keeps you in the world of decived GB leaders,and those leaaders together with idiots like you ungodly people in it also will be gone very soon?

your bablings is worse from infant little child,

go preach Good news about Jesus Kingdom,
NOT TO THREAT,MAKING SCARE AND HATEPEOPLE AND THE WORLD IN WHOM YOU LIVE,BREATH,EAT.SLEEP,AND MASTURBATE BEFORE YOUR SERMONS ON THE PLATFORM IN KH
True Christian witness

Bartlesville, OK

#19 Aug 26, 2013
It will be so wonderful to live on a new clean earth, with no more hatred or negativity, the whole earth being in peace and even the animals will be free from abuse and neglect.

No more war or sickness and no one to cause anyone tears ever again, that wonderful promise will come true to those who want to do what is right, and Almighty God Jehovah's will today, as Jesus taught.

Also to have the promise that God will satisfy our every desire, yes, I like that promise to the faithful servants of Jehovah God and faithful imitators of Jesus our King.

All ex witnesses should get off this Topix, they cannot help anyone, they can only talk against Jehovah's people because they belong to Satan the Devil now, and they want to take everyone that believes them with them into Gehenna.
Revelation 21:8

Since: Feb 07

RI

#20 Aug 26, 2013
True Christian witness wrote:
It will be so wonderful to live on a new clean earth, with no more hatred or negativity, the whole earth being in peace and even the animals will be free from abuse and neglect.
No more war or sickness and no one to cause anyone tears ever again, that wonderful promise will come true to those who want to do what is right, and Almighty God Jehovah's will today, as Jesus taught.
Also to have the promise that God will satisfy our every desire, yes, I like that promise to the faithful servants of Jehovah God and faithful imitators of Jesus our King.
All ex witnesses should get off this Topix, they cannot help anyone, they can only talk against Jehovah's people because they belong to Satan the Devil now, and they want to take everyone that believes them with them into Gehenna.
Revelation 21:8
It really bothers you, doesn't it, to have the JW dirty laundry brought out into the open.
klan

Winnipeg, Canada

#21 Aug 26, 2013
Please, no sheep.

“Mystical Atheism for everyone!”

Since: Nov 08

El Cerrito California

#22 Aug 26, 2013
True Christian witness wrote:
Jehovah's witnesses are still going door to door and still standing in busy intersections or making phone calls and witnessing anyway they can, Jesus said we must be preaching to help meek people gain life.
Matthew 24:14 Matthew 5:5
The new avenue of a table and display of Bible literature for individual choice, is because people are busy today and don't have time to stop and ask questions, all topics are covered in the display with the Scriptural answers. 1Timothy 2:4,5
Whether you accept or reject our heavenly King Jesus and his direction by Jehovah's witnesses, is entirely up to you, God's way has not changed, you either choose life or death, you either love Almighty God Jehovah as Jesus taught or you don't. Matthew 22:37-39
when you re-wrap a stale fish in new paper the fish still stinks.
little angel

Malone, NY

#23 Aug 26, 2013
True Christian witness wrote:
Jehovah's witnesses are still going door to door and still standing in busy intersections or making phone calls and witnessing anyway they can, Jesus said we must be preaching to help meek people gain life.
Matthew 24:14 Matthew 5:5
The new avenue of a table and display of Bible literature for individual choice, is because people are busy today and don't have time to stop and ask questions, all topics are covered in the display with the Scriptural answers. 1Timothy 2:4,5
Whether you accept or reject our heavenly King Jesus and his direction by Jehovah's witnesses, is entirely up to you, God's way has not changed, you either choose life or death, you either love Almighty God Jehovah as Jesus taught or you don't. Matthew 22:37-39
If God's way did not change, why did the GB keep changing it over the years?

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