Life Stories

True Stories relating to individuals who have or had a connection with Jehovah’s Witnesses and its impact on their lives.

Forced Worship

This is a letter, Jason Wade* wrote to his father shortly after being told by his dad that he would never speak to him again...

The Anointed Covert Apostate

Apostates are persons Jehovah's Witnesses believe are ones who abandon or desert worship and service of God. They believe apostasy includes those who believe in God but reject Watch...

Shane Green: Disassociation Letter

Shane Green disassociated himself from the religion of Jehovah's Witnesses 03 September, 2015. He wrote a letter to the Body of Elders at his local...

And What Happened Next Was Simply Unbelievable!

I always sit in the same spot, just outside Starbucks in a vestibule area with a table in the air-conditioned space. I say "always,"...

Meeting the Mormons

The local Starbucks has been quite a nexus for encounters with Jehovah's Witnesses. I was strolling outside the coffee shop to take a phone call...

Escaping Hell

I was less than two years of age when my mother became involved with Jehovah’s Witnesses.  I saw my mother get baptized when I was...

A Happy Father’s Day

I was not raised as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. I was divorced in my early 20's and had a little son when I met Barry,...

Everything I Believed Was Wrong

The following was a letter sent by an ex-Jehovah's Witness to three elders who presided over the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses that he...

Influencing A Grandchild’s Career Path?

David and Gwen Cartwright are two elderly Jehovah's Witnesses from the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Their life story is told in the March 15...

A Response to Grandad

The following transcript is taken from Facebook. It is a brief conversation via Private Message between a child and grandad. The grandad and his...

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