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Melody's Interview at 2017 "Don't Give Up" Regional Convention". 

Last year my wife and I attended an Assembly in Orangeburg, SC, where a brother in an interview on stage was proud that he had not said a single word to his disfellowshipped father in over 20 years.   We were sitting up close and could see his face in person, and on the large monitors. His declaration of cruelty was followed by intense applause from the audience. 

We were stunned and horrified.

This video was originally posted on YOUTUBE by the mother of Melody, at a Regional 2017 Convention where she is proud of having shunned her sister, who is disfellowshipped, but many adverse comments on YOUTUBE made her ashamed .....  and she took the posting down.  

I got this video copy from the  Russian equivalent of YOUTUBE web site,  RUTUBE.COM.

After she details her cruelty to her sister, the audience reaction is vigorous applause.

THIS IS WHY the Russian government and most of the people HATE Jehovah's Witnesses.

Oblivious, clueless, extreme cruelty, in the name of righteousness.

Melody's interview @ the Regional Convention 2017 _Don't Give Up_.mp4

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On 9/16/2017 at 13:28, James Thomas Rook Jr. said:

Melody's Interview at 2017 "Don't Give Up" Regional Convention

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6

But some of us do not follow this "good example" and have not confirmed this rule :) ....thanks god! Or should we blame parents because they have not trained us enough? hehe

 

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      You can openly and publicly question if the President of the United States is fit for office. You can question his policies, his statements, and his character. Your family and friends will not be taken away from you.
      You can openly and publicly question the policies, fitness for office, statements, and character of governors, senators, congressmen, judges, and various other politicians and leaders in the United States. Your family and friends will not be taken away from you.
      If you believe in a god, you can pray to your god questioning his authority, ability to rule, his decisions, and his purpose. When you open your eyes, you will find that your family and friends have not and will not be taken away from you.
      Jesus had his authority questioned many times. (Matt. 21: 23-27) According to the Bible, he would have had the power to punish those questioning him. Yet, he did nothing to them. He harmed no one physically or emotionally.
      You can confidentially question the ability to lead, the validity, the teachings, the doctrines and policies of the Governing Body to only two family members or close companions.  Your family and friends WILL be taken away from you. You will be labeled as dead, evil, and mentally diseased. You can and will likely lose all the social connections and relationships you have developed over a lifetime.
      Only absolute dictators take away the rights of those they rule if their authority is questioned. Look at the examples of Stalin, Hitler, Bashar al-Assad, and Kim Jong Un. 
      The Governing Body today will attend court hearings in other countries rejoicing when freedoms are granted to their followers. They will organize letter writing campaigns to lobby for religious freedoms of Jehovah's Witnesses. They will take legal arguments to the highest courts to fight for the rights of the organization that they govern. Yet, all it takes for you to lose all of your freedoms to be with your very own family is the admission to enough witnesses that you no longer believe the Governing Body are chosen by God and have authority over you. 
      Did You Know? The Governing Body will fight tooth and nail for their own perceived freedoms, but they have no problems taking away your own freedoms and declaring you dead if you dare to question them.
    • Guest Nicole
      By Guest Nicole
      Organizers of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Regional Convention for the B.C. Southern Interior hope to return to Penticton next year after more than a half-decade holding the annual event in the city.
      The 2018 convention this weekend marks the sixth straight year the convention has been held at the South Okanagan Events Centre, attracting more than 3,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses to the city.
      In fact, this year’s convention is estimated to have hit near the 3,500 mark in attendance, a slight rise over the year previous, which marked the end of a five-year contract to hold the event at the SOEC. The event began on Friday and continued through to Sunday at the SOEC.

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    • Guest Nicole
      By Guest Nicole
      JOHNSTOWN -- More than 3,000 people were in Johnstown this weekend for the annual Jehovah’s Witnesses convention.
      It's a time of fellowship for many, but it also has a big impact on the local economy.
      It's the sixth year of the convention at the first summit arena at the Cambria County War Memorial.
      People from Ohio, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia joined together for the Jehovah’s Witnesses convention.
      While those inside benefit spiritually, local businesses also benefit financially.
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