Several of our members, readers, and friends have written about their lives when they were Jehovah’s Witnesses. They’ve offered to share their experiences with us as their way to help all of us with our own recovery.
If you’d like, feel free to comment on these remarkable stories. You can submit your remarks in the form located at the end of each article.
Why I Left the Watchtower – by Cynthia Hampton
Cynthia Hampton shares her story about growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family, getting married and pregnant at an early age, and then leaving the Watchtower for good. In spite of what she had to face, she tells how she found her way and the real truth about Jesus…
Testimony of Stan Covell – by Stan Covell
Stan Covell was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, in a religion that hinders freedom, destroys the ability of an individual to see the world as it is, and what life actually offers. Prodded by his mother to read “Crisis of Conscience,” he finally discovered the true nature of the Watchtower…
Kaylee’s Testimony – by “Kaylee”
A young mother shares her story of abuse as both a child and young wife while she was being raised as a Jehovah’s Witness. She eventually found her way from deep depression and near death to find a personal relationship with God and Jesus Christ…
Renee’s Testimony – by Renee
Renee had done everything else wrong in the world, so she decided to talk to “apostates.” She says, “I began to tell them my story. I met a lady named Mary. Mary changed my life. She told me that the way they had been treating me was wrong. She told me that God still loved me and wanted me to be one of his children. She told me that eternal life was a free gift…”