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Happy Holidays?

It’s that time of year again–the Holidays. For most children in the United States, the holidays are a time of excitement and anticipation. There are some children, though, in every part of the world, who dread the coming of the holidays. These are the children of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Many people know that Jehovah’s Witnesses … Read More

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The Man in the Well, How I Got Out, Part 8b

And now for the full conclusion of our series, The Man in the Well, by Oswald Smith: “I am Jesus Christ, God’s only begotten Son,” was His reply. I fell at His feet and worshiped Him, for my love was such that I could have died for Him. After a while I told Him about … Read More

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The Man in the Well, How I Got Out, Part 8a

Beset by many visitors, our guy is more stuck than ever in this well. He has had priests come by, a rabbi, founders of 19th century religions and Eastern thinkers (see links to all at the bottom). He remains discouraged, dumfounded and literally beat up by his own hand. He has been told he must … Read More

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The Man in the Well, Other Teachers, Part 7b

We left our fellow “as if dead” in Part 7a after learning from a myriad of mostly Eastern philosophers that he should engage in self-flagellation to find release from the well… Not content with that [removing my clothes and beating myself senseless], I deliberately cut myself with sharp pieces of rock until the blood came. And … Read More

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The Man in the Well: Other Teachers, Part 7a

After being entreated by Joseph Smith (Part 6) to read the Book of Mormon and see if he would feel a “burning in the bosom” to “know that it is true,” our hapless man remained quite trapped when… [Begin the Man in the Well BLOG Series from the first installment, the Greek Orthodox Priest] Later came teachers of Theosophy,    Spiritism,   … Read More

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The Man in the Well, Part 6: Joseph Smith

We left our fellow deeply concerned that Charles Taze Russell (Part 5), founder of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, had left him without hope… [Begin the Man in the Well BLOG Series from the first installment, the Greek Orthodox Priest] Suddenly, I heard some clanking metal—and I saw above the well a man who claimed the noise emanated from some Golden … Read More

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The Man in the Well, Part 5: Charles Taze Russell

Our man has endured hearing that being in the well is but a figment of his imagination from the founder of Christian Science (Part 4). Upon his dire circumstances now arrives… [Begin the Man in the Well BLOG Series from the first installment, the Greek Orthodox Priest] CHARLES TAZE RUSSELL of the Watchtower Bible & Tract Society, the … Read More

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The Man in the Well, Part 4: Mary Baker Eddy

After a long and difficult time, pondering the many deeds the Roman Catholic priest (Part 3a & Part 3b) had told him he must do, along comes… [Begin the Man in the Well BLOG Series from the first installment, the Greek Orthodox Priest] MARY BAKER EDDY of Christian Science I had almost given up hope when I happened … Read More

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The Man in the Well, Part 3b: Roman Catholic Priest

And our fellow continues (from Part 3a) to contemplate what the Roman Catholic priest has told him he must do… [Begin the Man in the Well BLOG Series from the first installment, the Greek Orthodox Priest] The more I thought of the mass, the more [troubled] I became.  Christ, I knew, had been offered once for all, and … Read More

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The Man in the Well, Part 3a: Roman Catholic Priest

We have seen our man in the well disappointed by the Greek Orthodox priest (Part 1) and by the rabbi (Part 2). Then along comes a… ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST Presently, my attention was arrested by a shadow that fell across the opening, and upon looking up, I observed a man standing at the top of … Read More

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