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Hello, Im Jehiah an ex- Jehovah's Witness

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jehiah Tonnesen Sep 27, 2011. 4 Replies

How's it going? My name is Jehiah. I have been an atheist for almost 7 years now. Raised Jehovah's Witness I read the bible 3 times front to back and realized I there was to much wrong in my opinion…Continue

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LyndsayJF and Jehiah Tonnesen are now friends
Sep 27, 2011
Jehiah Tonnesen replied to Jehiah Tonnesen's discussion 'Hello, Im Jehiah an ex- Jehovah's Witness'
"Thank you so much! It's nice knowing that this site and support exists :)  "
Sep 27, 2011
LyndsayJF replied to Jehiah Tonnesen's discussion 'Hello, Im Jehiah an ex- Jehovah's Witness'
"It's awesome that you're using your experience to help others!   Good for you for speaking out about your disbelief. I'm sorry your family's reaction was so terrible. Stay positive. I agree with Robert: be proud of…"
Sep 21, 2011
Jehiah Tonnesen replied to Kari Stills's discussion 'What is the worst thing that has ever happened to you while being religious?'
"They are the closest religion to a cult that I know of"
Sep 18, 2011
Jehiah Tonnesen replied to Kari Stills's discussion 'What is the worst thing that has ever happened to you while being religious?'
"They honestly believe that by shunning family it will bring them back to their "Truth." The sad thing is that it actually works. Most people that leave or get ex-communicated end up going back, not for an actual belief in god, but because…"
Sep 16, 2011
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Sep 16, 2011
Jehiah Tonnesen replied to Kari Stills's discussion 'What is the worst thing that has ever happened to you while being religious?'
"When I decided I didn't want to be a Jehovah's Witness anymore I got my family and friends together to tell them what I discovered reading the bible and what I felt. Expecting of course that they would still accept me as a human being and…"
Sep 16, 2011
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Sep 16, 2011
Jehiah Tonnesen commented on Pesci's blog post 'My (almost) meeting with Jehovah's Witneses'
"It's quite possible. One thing to remember about them too is that a majority of them aren't trained at all, and the ones knocking on doors age's range from 13 to 70. They have "presentations" memorized to give people at…"
Sep 16, 2011
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Sep 16, 2011
Jehiah Tonnesen commented on Pesci's blog post 'My (almost) meeting with Jehovah's Witneses'
"All areas are broken up in to "territory's." They have the territory's on index cards and they hand them out to groups of them to go door to door in. They also keep track in notebooks about who they have talked to, complete with…"
Sep 16, 2011
Jehiah Tonnesen replied to Jehiah Tonnesen's discussion 'Hello, Im Jehiah an ex- Jehovah's Witness'
"Thank you man. I can't believe I just found this website now. It would have been nice a long time ago. I am incredibly proud of my decisions, I honestly believe they have made me a stronger person, and because of my thinking I have been able to…"
Sep 16, 2011
Robert Karp replied to Jehiah Tonnesen's discussion 'Hello, Im Jehiah an ex- Jehovah's Witness'
"Hi Jehiah and welcome.  I'm sorry about your family and it's something we hear here very often. Those who claim to act in accordance with the teachings of jesus act more intolerant than most when people don't agree with them.…"
Sep 16, 2011
Monica McGee (Monicks) left a comment for Jehiah Tonnesen
"Welcome to Think Atheist, Jehiah! It is great to have you here. Message me, or tweet me (@Monicks), or contact any of the Moderators with any suggestions or questions. Make sure to search the Groups to find members interested in the same topics as…"
Sep 16, 2011
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Hello, Im Jehiah an ex- Jehovah's Witness

How's it going? My name is Jehiah. I have been an atheist for almost 7 years now. Raised Jehovah's Witness I read the bible 3 times front to back and realized I there was to much wrong in my opinion and I didn't believe a word of it. My family kicked me out and refuse to have anything to do with me.See More
Sep 16, 2011
Robert Karp left a comment for Jehiah Tonnesen
"Welcome to the Think Atheist community Jehiah!"
Sep 16, 2011

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Raised Jehovah's Witness. At 17 I had read the bible 3 times front to back and came to the realization that I didn't believe a word of it. My family kicked me out and refuse to talk to me for almost 7 years now.
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At 3:08pm on September 16, 2011, Monica McGee (Monicks) said…

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