If you’re a child raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, and you decide to leave the faith, what should your parents do?
Normal person’s answer: Love you no matter what.
Watchtower representative Steven Bell‘s answer: Cut all ties with your child.
He said as much at the 2013 District Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses:
JT Eberhard points out the irony in how this conference was advertised:
For what it’s worth, the official Jehovah’s Witnesses website says the exact opposite — you should reached out to someone who has been “disfellowshipped” and help them rekindle their faith.
(via JW Survey)