My book’s first chapter—”Here They Come-Now What?” begins with my childhood experiences involving Jehovah’s Witnesses. (pp. 1-2)
My parents followed a popular strategy of not engaging with Jehovah’s Witnesses either by hiding behind the curtains, pretending not to be home or by turning them away at the door by politely telling them, “No, thanks. I have my own religion.” (pp. 1-2) Continue reading
Let’s face it. Many Christians go out of their way to avoid talking with Jehovah’s Witnesses.
When we see them coming, we pull the curtains and pretend we’re not home.
If that doesn’t work, we say, “No thank you. I have my own religion,” and send them on their way.
Why do we do this? Why do we call ourselves evangelical Christians and then refuse to talk about Jesus when we are presented with a golden opportunity? Jehovah’s Witnesses sometimes virtually beg us to discuss God and salvation with them, and still we won’t do it.
Why? I think there are several reasons.