JW Survey Founded and edited by a Jehovah’s Witness from the UK, this site encourages anyone connected to the Society to comment and express their opinions about major issues. Offers extremely well-written, researched, and timely articles.
Watchtower Watch Cutting edge website designed for maximum educational value. Blog post concentrate on current Watchtower publications. Excellent personal testimonies and opinions. Current JW news and RSS feeds. New as of 12/2012…
Governing Body Letters Interesting but somewhat disorganized Blogger site hosted by “Theocratic Joker.” Awkward at times to navigate, this site has a ton of WT insider information and documents. Take a look.
Inside the Watchtower Site is dedictated to describing what life is like as a Jehovah’s Witness. Liberally sprinkled with humor, articles cover almost every situation that Jehovah’s Witnesses face daily. Many contributed articles from some of the very best JW critics.
Jehovah's Witness Reporter Quick and dirty Tumblr site. Short posts, lots of videos and graphics. News and announcement blog that serves as support to another (not yet announced) site that will focus on information and literature offered through JW.org.
Out of the Cocoon Brenda Lee’s website dedicated to anyone who has experienced abuse, alcoholism, depression, or a parent’s rejection due to being raised in a cult. Lot’s of supporting material and ordering information. Her book has become a classic.
Richard E. Kelly Personal site of the author of “Growing Up in Mama’s Club- a Childhood Perspective of Jehovah’s Witnesses,” his memoir of growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family. Site includes additional background and ordering information.
Watchtower Books Store This site is a retailer for mostly out of print Watchtower Society publications. Claims to be the largest online store offering original materials including Watchtower, Awake!, Golden Age and Consolation magazines. Some items can be pricey.
Doc Bob's Jehovah's Witness Website “Doc” Bob, a former JW pioneer and elder, left after 22 years when he found things about the Watchtower to be troublesome. He realized that JWs were not spiritual but organizational. Good site to rummage around in for odd new fact or two.
Free Minds A great site with a long history. Former Jehovah’s Witness, Randall Watters, has dedicated a majority of his time to this great site since 1996. His latest version makes this a site that is well worth your support and regular visits.
JW Struggle A well-designed and informative blog with a good selection of videos, personal stories, and critiques of Watchtower history, policy, and beliefs.
JWFacts.com – Facts About Jehovah's Witnesses Paul Grundy’s Australian based site. Contains a broad range of information, both from historical and theological viewpoints. Site design is a little overwhelming and outdated, but well worth the time and effort to visit and learn.
Six Screens of the Watchtower Rick and Inez Fearon sponsor this unique site and moderate free weekend conference calls exposing Watchtower secrets and lies. Its visual presentation may make some new visitors a bit uncomfortable, but it provides quality documentation.
Forums & Support Groups
Channel C Channel C maintains a somewhat restricted membership and focused discussions. Good site for lurking and for general reading. Excellent panel of some prominent former JWs. Site administrator will accept submitted questions for panel discussions.
Ex-Jehovah's Witness Forum and Recovery Site A very open forum with a broad range of defined categories. This forum can be a lot of fun to browse through and membership is open to almost anyone with some connection to the JWs. Most forum members are well informed with a sense of humor.
Jehovah's Witness Discussion Forum The largest ex-JW Internet forum. Originally a discussion board for Jehovah’s Witnesses, it morphed into the central gathering place for ex-JWs, unhappy Witnesses, and other contributors. Experiencing some technical problems (June, 2009).
Jehovah's Witness Recovery Website and forum intended to provide a positive and encouraging environment for former Jehovah’s Witnesses, to help with the transition from the organization into normal society.
Jehovah's Witness Support Forum Great support forum with lots of activity. Many sincere and helpful members who have some great stories and lots of advice to offer. Includes a lot of contributing members from other forums.
JW Match Commercial dating site for single Jehovah’s Witnesses in the USA. Looking for a red hot date with a “lover of Jehovah”? Not sure if this should be in the “Pro-Watchtower” or “Scandals & Secrets” categories…
Atheist Geek News The “Geek” isn’t spreading atheism, nor being overly critical of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Definitely not a “hate the Watchtower” or a “become an atheist” site. A very insightful and entertaining blog with a slightly off-center approach to its subjects…
VirusHead.net Ex JW pages include advice for recovering Jehovah’s Witnesses and a large collection of JW jokes. By a former JW with a somewhat eclectic, ethically-sensitive and meditative point of view…
Watchtower – Official Web Site of Jehovah's Witnesses This “official site” for the Watchtower is the best of three. Reported to be scheduled for takedown and merger with JW.org. Very basic in approach, avoiding controversy or questions from readers. Generally weak and written at a 6th grade reading level.
Worldwide Association of Jehovah's Witnesses An official Watchtower website providing MP3 and AAC audio versions of recent Watchtower and Awake! magazine articles. Also audio versions of recent Yearbook and other study books. Provides a look-up for upcoming convention dates and locations…
Silent Lambs Supportive, yet gutsy site dedicated to tell the background stories of the many cases of child abuse within the Watchtower organization. This site is worth your time and your support…
Watchtower Lies Well presented French and English language website that clearly presents most of the scandals and questionable practices connected to the Watchtower Society…
Video & Audio Sites
Cult Free Radio (UStream) “MadSweeney’s” bi-weekly podcast discussing how to combat the influence of cults (like Jehovah’s Witnesses) and lead confused and misguided followers to personal freedom. Includes audio recordings of past broadcasts…
JW Media Films A relatively new video site connected to the website www.TruthBeforeLies.com. Excellent and well constructed videos with strong preparation and documentation. Ranks among the very best video sites. Spend some time checking this one out.
Watchtower Comments A great collection of high quality informative videos about Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Watchtower Society. Produced by an active JW, this site tries to be very even handed and informative. See website for direct YouTube link.
Jehovah's Witnesses Exposed Located in a subdirectory of this Canadian based website, this somewhat dated resource is full of interesting historical perspectives of JW teachings and scandals. Well worth a visit…
Marvin Shilmer Well researched and heavily documented, this site is among the very best for straightforward facts about the history of the Watchtower. Provides some amazing resources for both casual and serious researchers. Articles are short and to the point.
Truth Before Lies This site is still being updated. Good intentions to be encouraged. Offers links to very valuable documentation, PDF version of older Watchtower publications, and other resources. Give this one a long and close look. See also JW Media Films (above).
Watchtower Documents LLC You want proof? Barbara Anderson’s got proof. Spend hours viewing copies of actual documents, newspaper clippings, and old Watchtower publications. Great site for writers, researchers, and those who just have to prove the facts to themselves!
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