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So in my neck of the woods here in Rio Rancho, NM, I've been seeing carts being set up at extremely busy intersections. Traffic is high and there is no room to stop and ask questions, and actually it can be a bit distracting to motorist. Is this just a easy cop out for those jw's who are afraid to talk about their belief?

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1 hour ago, Matthew9969 said:

. Is this just a easy cop out for those jw's who are afraid to talk about their belief?

 It is what a congregation is apt to do if they want to participate in cart witnessing but there is little foot traffic anywhere in their assigned territory. They always opt for foot traffic whenever it is available.  I think it is being phased out due to exactly the concerns you mentioned. It always did strike me as a little silly and not too effective.

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1 minute ago, TrueTomHarley said:

 It is what a congregation is apt to do if they want to participate in cart witnessing but there is little foot traffic anywhere in their assigned territory. They always opt for foot traffic whenever it is available.  I think it is being phased out due to exactly the concerns you mentioned. It always did strike me as a little silly and not too effective.

Here in Devon England they also set up stalls at 'car boot sales' (in fields where people sell their personal possessions ), but in honesty I don't see people talking to them or taking magazines or books. 

I presume they still count the time but they are not really witnesses are they ?  It looks kinda sad and i have mixed feeling when i see it. I never confront them, i just walk on by. 

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5 hours ago, Matthew9969 said:

Traffic is high and there is no room to stop and ask questions, and actually it can be a bit distracting to motorist,

Yeah. I agree. This NM gig is really stupid . And what do the cops do? Distracting motorists? I mean are they standing in the intersect, trying to disrupt traffic? Bit like those unsolicited windscreen cleaners or something?

oops...here they go....

Image result for jw trolleys in traffic

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6 hours ago, JOHN BUTLER said:

, i just walk on by. 

Not everyone does. The notion of living a happy life (see above photo) does not strike many as being such a bad thing. There are many people who do not have it at all and it is not necessarily clear to all where it is to be found, or even if it is to be found.

Some will be curious as to what is our formula for it. They may or may not cotton to what they read but it can hardly be a horrendous thing to offer it for their examination.

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6 hours ago, TrueTomHarley said:

Not everyone does. The notion of living a happy life (see above photo) does not strike many as being such a bad thing. There are many people who do not have it at all and it is not necessarily clear to all where it is to be found, or even if it is to be found.

Some will be curious as to what is our formula for it. They may or may not cotton to what they read but it can hardly be a horrendous thing to offer it for their examination.

To advise people to pray to God through Jesus Christ and then also to read their Bible is a good thing. 

To advise people to read literature from the GB and Writing department of Watchtower / JW Org,  well i think we will just have to agree to differ :) . 

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People who are not interested are satisfied in the world in which we have to live at the moment just like some on here who are just critics when Jehovah says that`s enough I wonder where they will stand

 

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23 minutes ago, derek1956 said:

People who are not interested are satisfied in the world in which we have to live at the moment just like some on here who are just critics when Jehovah says that`s enough I wonder where they will stand

 

So God has given you the right to judge has he ?

Maybe many who pass by have actually heard or read about the amount of Child Abuse within the JW Org.  Maybe they see the JW Org as unsafe. Or maybe they know people that are being shunned for no good reason by the Org. 

I'm 69 and i don't think i will be alive when God brings Judgement day.  I think it has to be a long way off from now. 

I think God will have a pure and honest earthly organisation, organised by communication from Jesus Christ in heaven to truly Anointed people here on Earth. People will know who to trust regarding God's message by the time Judgement arrives. 

As it is right now there is no pure honest organisation, so people are confused. 'Sheep without a shepherd' as Jesus said. 

The Bible tells us to serve Almighty God through Christ. So for my part I'm hoping Christ will make it clear who he is using here on this earth. It cannot be JW Org right now as that Org is unclean and has no spiritual direction. Just because JW's go earthwide pushing out a 'message' it does not mean that the message is from God or Christ. 

But you keep judging people Derek, you seem happy that way. 

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