How I Left the Jehovah’s Witnesses to Pursue Filmmaking

2021-ж., 11-янв.
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I've wanted to make this video for years. Here I discuss my religious past, and how members of the religion I was raised in attempted to keep me from pursuing my goals. I hope that this video can prove inspirational for other people who have felt trapped in life. Thank you for watching.
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  • Thank you all so much. The outreach since the interview went up has been overwhelming and has helped me heal. I can’t tell you how much it means to me that you’ve understood. I was anxious about discussing these things, but I’m so happy to learn that many ex-JWs watch the channel, and I truly hope this video reminds you that you’re not alone. Anyone out there afraid to come out about something, I see you. I support you. Thanks so much everyone.

    Chris StuckmannChris StuckmannАй мурун
    • I was dfed at 15 (am now 33) and have watched a number of celebrities say they grew up JW and basically call it 'pretty good'. Thank you so much for being honest about where you're from and telling the truth about what it's like. Bless you.

      Tara GhazoulyTara Ghazouly13 күн мурун
    • Good for you man!! May we all be given the strength to share our perceived vulnerabilities.

      OceanManOceanManАй мурун
    • More power to you dude. Love the channel and love watching you. Remember, you are what you do not whats been done to you, and what you do is amazing.

      FermionFermionАй мурун
    • You are incredible! Moral courage like this is rare! Thank you for showing how good a person can be. Celebrate your freedom!

      Ryan BurnettRyan BurnettАй мурун
    • I really love this video chris. You have gotten me through so much hard times and made me smile and feel Happy and watching this makes me love you even more for Being vulnerable and soo damnnn cool love you! 🤗😇😇

      Adam ImperialAdam ImperialАй мурун
  • You're a good guy. I'm glad you posted this - I'm not in a religious situation like this but there are TONS of people who are, and you're going to be the tipping point for some of them to escape, for sure.

    MonechettiMonechetti13 мүнөт мурун
  • Based

    Nizar AL-KurdiNizar AL-KurdiСаат мурун
  • We love Chris THE PERSON!!! Your bachground and life choices are a part of you. Forward dude!!! 😁😁😁🤗🤗🤗

    Wizzy RadiusWizzy Radius4 саат мурун
  • There's a video out there that completely destroys this guys argument . this guy is a fake

    TheRedMacheteTheRedMachete5 саат мурун
  • The only film he made sucked shit.

    PrezidentTrumpPrezidentTrump7 саат мурун
  • Had me crying, I'm so happy here and know you have nothing but support!!!

    Bryce WilleyBryce Willey10 саат мурун
  • Isn't it useless to fight JH witnesses using the lies of the world instead of using the truth of the gospel/bible?

    Captain Of A StarshipCaptain Of A Starship11 саат мурун
  • Honest question: what is there to dislike about this video? Like what

    Soulr3kSoulr3k12 саат мурун
    • @PapunaOfficial yeah fair

      Soulr3kSoulr3k2 саат мурун
    • prob from current jw guys

      PapunaOfficialPapunaOfficial10 саат мурун
  • Go you.

    Perotinus1Perotinus115 саат мурун
  • Chris! I am late. I commented initially. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. That's my life you just discussed. That's so brave. And it was worth it. Never forget, you are in the right. People only get in touch with me now to try and win me back every 5 years or so. Keep going.

    PluggedInPlayerPluggedInPlayer17 саат мурун
  • Alright. I can definitely understand why everyone in the comments section believes witnesses to be a cult, especially if you have had a negative experience with them. I myself have seen members behave in a cult-like manner. However I will say that as a Whole Witnesses are far from a cult. I've seen it myself, I've studied with them in the past and yet the vast majority do their best to practice what they learn. Yes, I know many of you have had negative experiences with them, I know for a fact there are people with a toxic mentality and super hardcore beliefs with what they believe which seems to be like a cult. But they are very far from being one. I mean its very disappointing to see so many people to have gone through horrible situations with certain members/toxic congregations, but even they aren't genuine witnesses. That's why so many people leave. And I get it, it makes sense. But to say they're all a cult, that's far from true.

    wandering. adamwandering. adam19 саат мурун
  • I like to imagine that if god could see these assholes that he would be like ‘Woah guys chill the fuck out, what’s all this I’ve been hearing about you banishing people?’

    I’m a LlamaI’m a Llama19 саат мурун
  • First time commenting on your videos. I saw some of them, and liked your hindsights and passion. Now i discovered your powerful testimony. I hope that some of the people that you loved, some of your friends, some of your family understood your point. And above all that they will never give up on you. You have the courage to be yourself and pursue your dreams, whatever the cost. You believe in what you are doing, you're willing to share cinema magic, and it's powerful messages. It's not harming anybody. Rather the contrary. Cinema is needed for humanity to grow. Like it was needed for cavemen to draw about what they saw. Thanks you Chris :)

    Dawn SebastienDawn Sebastien19 саат мурун
  • It takes so much courage to do this, well done, all religions do this to some extent and I’m so glad you’ve been able to move forward and be happy with your life

    Ben Jackson-SmithBen Jackson-Smith21 саат мурун
  • When you started talking about how you'll be ignored by your family now, I felt the fear behind the making of this video. Well done! And congratulations on coming out

    onewaytosavethedayonewaytosavetheday22 саат мурун
  • Keep inspiring bro... Follow your dreams, u r gonna be great at it...!

    Emad AhamedEmad AhamedКүн мурун
  • I immediatly had to watch the Video of Chris reviewing his own Childhood Movie... in there, his Father had a „Role“ as a Sheriff without a Uniform. It‘s funny how clear this came to my mind because back then I thought how cool it was for him to support his Sons Ambitions and even participating in front of the Camera! I mean, everyone should have such a cool Dad, right?!? HAH! And now that I know all that about him and being aware how he‘ll probably never talk to this Guy again it is heartbreaking to look back on this Video. Either this Guy changed a LOT since then or he was never supportive to begin with. It makes no matter! He‘s just another in a shere endless line of normal People brainwashed to do unbelieviable harmful things in the supposed name of some made up Diety... for the Glory and the power and the financial gain of some few benefictors - in this case those „elders“. And all that in the 21st Century... how completely absurd! May those superstitions die out with the People who hold them and never return!

    Frybo DelgadoFrybo DelgadoКүн мурун
  • friendly warning to anyone who's joining this religion: DONT JOIN

    o Formigao FormigaКүн мурун
  • John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life

    Dustin LuceroDustin LuceroКүн мурун
  • Religion was invented when the first conman met the first fool. - Mark Twain.

    Late CambrianLate CambrianКүн мурун
  • This video is very eye opening

    DevinDevinКүн мурун
  • Proud of you

    Zach AdairZach AdairКүн мурун
  • Thank you for being so open and vulnerable Chris ... I'm grateful you had the courage to do so and support others who might be struggling in a similar situation. Much respect.

    KieKieКүн мурун
  • This was an absolutely stunning video, Chris! Sending you all of my positive energy, you've shown courage of the finest sort, as Samwise Gamgee would say.

    DaggerkeinDaggerkeinКүн мурун
  • I recently left, literally a month ago. It had been the craziest most stressful few weeks ever. My mother cut off my brother years ago when he left and told me not to speak to him but I couldn’t. Me and my brother grew up best friends. So I left. I’ve gotten non stop calls, text messages telling me I have a duty, I don’t have a choice. I’ve changed my number 3 times in the past week. A nightmare.

    Abiana OrtizAbiana OrtizКүн мурун
    • Hang in there. I dont know your particular situation or what your support system is like but hang in there. We (my husband and 2 kids) left a year ago and we have had ppl thst have known me my whole life have shunned me . But I have the family that I created and that was all I needed. Ita hard. Its been an emotional roller coaster but everytime I saw something about the witnesses it made me feel better about my decision. I didny get out unscathed by no means I have a lot of ptsd. I have social anxiety. I dont know how to really function in the real world. But I have been able to reconnect with some "worldly" friends that have been nothing been accepting of me while I was distance and judgmental of them. It does get better. They want you to crumble without them and their conditional love. They don't want you to stand on your own or realize your own strengths. You are strong. You left a dire situation. Embrace the ones that love you. You aren't alone. Hang in there.

      RadMom 1013RadMom 101315 саат мурун
  • I'm a Christian and Trump supporter. Thank you for being so honest with your audience. You owe us nothing but you gave us a very personal part of you. I teach my kids that as long as you are a good and decent person to others that is all that matters (are they nice to you, do you have fun with them, do they respect others, do they help you to grow...). It is not up to us to judge. So thank you and keep up the fantastic reviews because yours are spot on!

    CarrisebearCarrisebearКүн мурун
  • wow. thank you for sharing. I was raised in the southern baptist environment and although they don’t have official terms and methods (disfellowship, marking, etc.), they do the exact same things to their youth. my dad was/is a minister and as I started to ‘act out’ and question the faith, I had many closed-door meetings with leaders, was also spoken out against publicly in very nebulous-yet-specific ways, and felt like I was constantly watched. my school was also strict christian so I was at church 3x a week and a christian school 5x a week. I slowly sank into a deep depression that was bordering on suicidal. I stayed up most nights so that I could have time to myself and my own thoughts and slept through classes and church sermons as best I could. eventually I just started skipping out on showing up and things started to spiral fast. I was ostracized and kept on close watch. when I finally made it to graduation, I had been coaxed by my parents to attend a christian college, attended for probably two months and knew if I stayed in that environment 4 more years I would lose my shit. I dropped out, had no community or social network to fall back on as they had all been inside the church so I just hit the road and started hitchhiking and sleeping outside. it was hard but it was freedom. so much of what you said touched me, and it’s honestly disturbing how much is similar between the two congregations. thank you for sharing, please know there is a huge group of people who have walked away from oppressive religions and cults and we all have your back. I meet people on a monthly basis who walked away from similar upbringings. in fact, probably the most I met were kids my age on the road when I was hitchhiking. so many of us had just had enough and left. thanks for being real, thanks for following your dream without compromise, and thank you for sharing what weighed heavy on your heart. P.S. I have good days and bad days but I can always look back on the first 18 years of my life and know what I came from and had the courage to walk away from. the air is crisp outside those walls.

    thuja plicatathuja plicataКүн мурун
  • Thank you. I hope you've got better now and won't ever suffer from all this hell. Stay strong.

    А. ХмелевскийА. ХмелевскийКүн мурун
  • Liberalism is also a cult.

    Rê RRê RКүн мурун
    • And your point is?

      BTS AlbumsBTS AlbumsСаат мурун
    • @Rê R you can do better than that.

      Romit KumarRomit Kumar8 саат мурун
    • @Romit Kumar "Everyone I don't like is a troll" Another typical liberal move. pfff

      Rê RRê R21 саат мурун
    • @Rê R troll

      Romit KumarRomit KumarКүн мурун
    • @Josh Gordon american ha ha ha Abestalhado.

      Rê RRê RКүн мурун
  • as an atheist whose father was raised in the church and whose grandparents still considered themselves witness until they pass/passed, this video is SO important. thank you for sharing this 💛 i have even more respect for you now

    ashley kashley kКүн мурун
  • That was a lot you've gone through. Never knew that about the Jehovah's Witness. I hope your family will be freed from it as well and your relationship with them restored. p.s. Your reviews are my go to. I watched a couple of movies you've had good reviews on. Keep doing what you're doing and I hope to see your own films someday. :-)

    Reese ReyesReese ReyesКүн мурун
  • Bravo to you, sir; much respect 👏

    Stay SharpStay SharpКүн мурун
  • Good to see the truth about your past, even though I know only a small portion of your pain you suffered. Chris, you make brilliant content, so I am grateful you left the JW.

    sam torressam torres2 күн мурун
  • I am curious about the other stories you have to tell!

    David NashDavid Nash2 күн мурун
  • Growing up a Jehova’s Witnessed I totally agree with allnyour points. I am not affiliated with them at all after learning and understanding some of the ridiculous rules they had.

    Joselvocero MIAJoselvocero MIA2 күн мурун
  • ❤️

    Sharon Casey LedwidgeSharon Casey Ledwidge2 күн мурун
  • Every group that has a board of «elders» is a cult

    Næp SæckNæp Sæck2 күн мурун
  • As someone who also left the faith when I turned 18 this video was really therapeutic to me. You explained everything I have felt and all the fears I have had. Thank you.

    Plain MamajamaPlain Mamajama2 күн мурун
  • You’re gonna burn in Hell- Dee Snyder

    Piernas LocasPiernas Locas2 күн мурун
  • As someone who was raised in the faith (I'm now an atheist) the image 4:05 traumatized me as a boy at age 10

    Julian LozanoJulian Lozano2 күн мурун
  • I wanted to let u know I love your channel and I love u even more for what u had to say and the heart that it took to tell all of us fans,we love you and I surely do thank u chris for being human,I am a fan for life,keep the Stuckmann reviews coming❤❤❤

    vader kentvader kent2 күн мурун
  • Pansexual legend

    eternal noumenaeternal noumena2 күн мурун
  • I'm glad you were able to escape this cult Chris

    Critical MassCritical Mass2 күн мурун
    • @ConVolsing The only people who think Jehovah's Witnesses are not in a cult are other Jehovah's Witnesses. Most people in cults are completely content after they have been sufficiently brainwashed. Most of thr people in Jonestown didn't think they were in a cult even as they drank the Coolaid. Most of the Branch Davidians in Waco didn't think they were in a cult until after they were rescued either. I hope you can be saved from the terrible cult. 🙏

      Critical MassCritical Mass10 саат мурун
    • it's not a cult, I'm a Jehovah's witness and I am completely content.

      ConVolsingConVolsingКүн мурун
  • I remember you would hardly really curse in your videos at all.

    Samuel DixonSamuel Dixon2 күн мурун
  • Warm hugs from Norway Chris 💗💖💗

    Siw JohansenSiw Johansen2 күн мурун
  • this is a crazy weird level of intimacy chris, but i appreciate the effort and i respect you even more in regard of what you've been through.

    Sam ZeyelSam Zeyel2 күн мурун
  • God and Jesus Christ love you man. No matter what. Hope you’re doing well.

    Landon BangerterLandon Bangerter2 күн мурун
  • Chris, props to do it, takes a lot of courage, keep up the good work and the good energy, bless friend.

    Fury RageFury Rage2 күн мурун
  • Hey Chris mad respect for you brother!

    Hunter WrightHunter Wright2 күн мурун
  • Sincere questions: So...before God created all things and beings, it was just God, right? So.....all things & beings came from......God, thus are essentially "God" in a different form.....So......how could God ever, I don't know, "destroy" or send people/beings to "hell for all eternity".....if....they were part of God? So unfortunate you (and so many others) have to go through such pain. Glad your courage won out.

    Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln2 күн мурун
  • I followed you since the first Dragon ball evolution review My favorite movie reviewer ever

    Luffy DragonLuffy Dragon2 күн мурун
  • I love this channel dude and this video is really ballsy. I hope your dad doesn’t stop talking to you. I hope you have the support you need. I wanted to ask if you think this is a cult-I’ve heard some people call it that.

    Kevin NoodleKevin Noodle2 күн мурун
  • wow

    blackassboyblackassboy2 күн мурун
  • I just absolutely love how when confronted with the question of “why shun people” they can’t provide an answer. Because they know how evil and corrupt the organisation really is

    Alejandro VallencciAlejandro Vallencci3 күн мурун
  • I had a friend in high school who was a Jehova’s Witness. One day he confessed to me that he thought he was gay, but there was nothing he could do about it. I asked why he would want to do anything about it, and that’s when he told me everything about being a Jehova’s Witness. How if he were to come out, he would be essentially kicked out and shunned by his entire family, not to even mention the hatred he would receive from his friends. Or how his cousin had died because his parents had refused a vital blood transfusion that would’ve saved his life. I think any religion that shuns and exiles people under threat of ‘armageddon’ is not a religion, but a full on cult. And it’s disgusting that a parent would rather let their own child die than go against their beliefs. My friend is still pretending to be straight all these years on, and I’m not even allowed to speak to him regularly. I really do hope that your story might inspire others to leave ASAP.

    Alejandro VallencciAlejandro Vallencci3 күн мурун
  • Exactly everything you described! My sister was disfellowshipped after almost 10 years of leaving the religion by an elder who was obssesed with her. After they disfellowshipped her, he told my dad that he was wrong and that she shouldnt been disfellowshipped. I lost all my friends when i left the religion because i was gay, and then i realized there`s no true friendship inside the religion, because everything is conditioned to being part or not of the religion. I now have a happy life and wouldn`t change a thing, but it`s difficult to remove the JW chip inside your head which makes you see EVERYTHING fom that point of view...

    Agustin FioritiAgustin Fioriti3 күн мурун
  • I know this is a late comment. But I grew up in a much smaller, but much more extreme. We were not allowed to even watch TV, listen to ANY music beyond what was made at the church. Not allowed to associate or have ANY friends or even associate with FAMILY that were not in the church. We had a very specific dress code, the dress code of extreme Pentacostals. I too, nearly committed suicide. My younger brother attempted suicide as well. My older brother DID commit suicide. Others that left the church ended up in mental wards and/or committed suicide. Talking about being behind.... you really, really are. It takes YEARS to get to where you can even feel comfortable in social settings, much less socially succeed. There was a LOT of sexual abuse, rape and other things going on in my church as well as criminal money laundering and tax evasion. Hearing you speak about this.... yeah. I feel ya bruh. Frfr

    Bad RaccoonBad Raccoon3 күн мурун
  • @3:00 thank you so much. I’ve been going through a rough patch as a disassociated exJW and I really needed this so seriously. I’ve always loved your videos and have done some filmmaking myself. Now that I know we share this unfortunate upbringing I’ll be a lifetime viewer. I can’t thank you enough for sharing this, I wish I could do more to help people heal.

    Jerrod Robert WigtonJerrod Robert Wigton3 күн мурун
  • This really was eye-opening. I knew a JW growing up and all I could think was "man I really hope they get out of this". 10 years later they reappear on Facebook... still a JW. It's sad that so many parents disown their kids like this - you'd think by now there'd be some way to prove that their beliefs are delusional/harmful. I just hope over time it dies out. I hope your parents change their minds as they grow older.

    Ashley CollingwoodAshley Collingwood3 күн мурун
  • Religiosity is a mental disorder

    Hank HillHank Hill3 күн мурун
    • @Mr Scriptor Holding on to delusional beliefs isn't healthy.

      Black AlienBlack Alien3 күн мурун
    • How?

      Mr ScriptorMr Scriptor3 күн мурун
  • Thanks for sharing Chris I don't think I could be as brave as you are.

    Corey KlimaCorey Klima3 күн мурун
  • I've had students who are J Witnesses and it hurts my heart so much to know what they're missing out on and hear them parrot the vile beliefs of their church. Smh. Also I'm amazed you weren't disfellowshipped for marrying a Jewish woman!

    Gwen StephanGwen Stephan3 күн мурун
  • Wow....Stay strong bro. Thank you for sharing this personal story of your life. You need to make this into a 🎥 I will be first in line...wow!!!

    Wilson DelgadoWilson Delgado3 күн мурун
  • Glad you left the cult... sincerely, a former atheist, now evangelical.

    fullm3taljacketfullm3taljacket3 күн мурун
    • What proof convinced you that the god of the Bible exists?

      Black AlienBlack Alien3 күн мурун
  • Very Inspirational for me. Thank-you. So glad you came back from that low point where you made a video announcing the removal of your channel. It literally brought tears to my eyes. All too often a persons own identity is forbidden and shut down, with this Org. Dreams crushed basically. I am just in the process of fading, and it’s a scary process. You’re story is so moving, and greatly appreciated. 🙏

    L.A. PoleyL.A. Poley3 күн мурун
  • Yeeeessss, I know all of your feels ❤️. I grew up very conservative independent Seventh Day Adventist. In my case it wasn’t visual media, it was nonfiction books. Like little Women by Louisa May Alcott is ‘dangerous’. I’m no longer part of that religion.

    Lisa NguyenLisa Nguyen3 күн мурун
    • @Black Alien oh yeah! Ah, I was very sleepy when I wrote that, ha

      Lisa NguyenLisa Nguyen3 күн мурун
    • I think you mean "fiction"

      Black AlienBlack Alien3 күн мурун
  • Wow Chris! I have no idea what to say. I've always been a fan! You are one of my favorite You Tubers. I see horror movies BASED ON your reviews, because of how much we agree, though we did not agree on IT part 2. No words can express how brave you are. I'm sure that many will find this video to be very therapeutic. You are AMAZING. I dont know you, but I love you. I hope that everything works out for you and your family. I'm also very happy that you found your wife, somebody who understands you.

    Frank Daniel CierpialFrank Daniel Cierpial3 күн мурун
  • Probably the most powerful video on KGworld I have ever seen. It takes absolute sheer courage to talk about this on the internet. What a great guy you are 👍

    James HanleyJames Hanley3 күн мурун
  • Damn. Respected you before but this takes it to a new level.

    Roger SkagerströmRoger Skagerström3 күн мурун
  • I remember my Jehovah’s Witness friend and I were talking about Aquaman, we both liked it. I do Bible studies with them sometimes. I honestly don’t get how watching superhero films, making KGworld videos, or birthdays are against God. I remember discussing New Years Day. Like how can God be against celebrating a new year? It’s weird. I respect them but I would never join their denomination. I’m sorry you went through this. I’m glad you can celebrate your birthdays now and that you’re healing.

    Aleah B.Aleah B.3 күн мурун
  • The you of your past you tube channel and that former statement is so heart warming. You just looked like a lost kid. Really relatable! Thanks for sharing all of these thoughts!

    Andrei Florin MusatAndrei Florin Musat3 күн мурун
  • So what happened after the video was posted?

    Wesco WhiteWesco White3 күн мурун
  • A bit off topic. Is Mark Rober a mormon?

    Bryan TanBryan Tan3 күн мурун
  • I never knew about Jehovah’s Witness before this video. If they ever came to my home and tried to persuade me, I wouldn’t understand what the hell they’d talk about although I’m Catholic.

    Nguyen Thi Phuong AnhNguyen Thi Phuong Anh3 күн мурун
  • Wow. I've watched your videos for awhile and never knew you lived essentially the same childhood as me! I was born into the JW community in the lates 80s and my brain was so messed up from it. As you said I was constantly terrified of sin to the point that I tried taking my own life. Eventually I left not too long after that and healed. Much happier now!

    Hudson Valley WandererHudson Valley Wanderer3 күн мурун
  • why are people putting thumbs down if you don't like it just don't listen don't be disrespectful this is hard to do to talk about he's done well proud

    Kara JamesKara James4 күн мурун
  • The Jehovah witnesses separates and destroyed families!!!! Is a business company disguised as a Religion! They change a lot in their Bible to suit their doctrines. And the leaders keep the members busy, obligated and guilt striped!!!!!

    Wonderfully MadeWonderfully Made4 күн мурун
  • Thanks for this Public Service.

    AJNpa80AJNpa804 күн мурун
  • So glad you told your story. I'm sure this will free a lot of people in bondage to this cult.

    Takia SharpTakia Sharp4 күн мурун
  • Sending so many hugs to you for your bravery for speaking out about this🙏🏻💕 and if you write a book on this I will gladly buy it

    Jess The StylistJess The Stylist4 күн мурун
  • Hey man. I have a feeling that you’re the kind of person who will come back and read the comments every now and then, especially on a video as important to you as this one. I wanted to let you know that you’ve been a big part of my life growing up, and you helped me realize that I love movies too. I’m currently a cinema studies major at UTK right now actually. But I also want you to know that you made the right decision by making this video. It hurts to hear that you won’t be able to talk to your father ever again, and that must be devastating to you, but making this video was the right thing to do. People need to hear this. People need to know that they are not alone in their struggles. I’m incredibly proud of you for taking this step in your life. You already had my respect when it comes to your movie reviews, but you have also earned my respect in regards to how you value and understand people and their needs. I love you, and I wish the best for you and your wife.

    RedwindRedwind4 күн мурун
  • The fact than an "Apostate" is considered worse than a child predator is pretty ironic given the fact Jehovah's Witnesses have given leeway to actual Child predators in their own organization

    John CorrJohn Corr4 күн мурун
  • I am wildly impressed with your courage and honesty. You inspire me sir.

    Parker ShehabParker Shehab5 күн мурун
  • I guess Morris forgot the verse in Ezekiel 33:11 where God say he take NO pleasure in the destruction of even the wicked but rather wants them to turns their hearts to good

    melleethekamelleetheka5 күн мурун
  • Lett looks SO FREAKING CRAZY!!!! He reminds me of Adam Schiff with those crazy staring eyes

    melleethekamelleetheka5 күн мурун
  • I think you might want to look up ancient near east biblical scholar and Semitic languages expert Dr. Michael Heiser who has some things to say about WT theology. Maybe you can interview him about the messed up stuff WT teaches and have a conversation over what most people wrongly understand when it comes to history, language and worldview of the biblical text.

    melleethekamelleetheka5 күн мурун
  • Y'all I'm also currently a baptized JW ,and I was manipulated to getting baptized by mom at a very young age ,honestly I feel like she done it to "show off" to the congregation...I'm currently 18 years and I have lost faith and I'm in disbelief of this religion ..I have taken upon the Buddhist teachings behind my parents and the churches back because I'm afraid I won't have a house to live in anymore and it's sad because I can't live my life to the full ,every time a JW follows me on Instagram I have to block them because I'm afraid it'll turn back to my family ....this year I'm supposed to be going to Varsity and study ,even that has been a struggle because I want to pursue a career in filmmaking as well ,but my mom said it was a corrupt industry, instead she said I should do teaching so I can focus on the religion...it's been like this my whole life ,my life has just been a manipulation from my mom and this religion, I once told her I want to do Fashion Design and she said it's a Gay community, I said I want to be an Interior Designer, she also said it's a Gay community...anytime I try to do what I love and I'm passionate about she always uses the religion as an excuse and I can't do anything because I live under her roof and she pays my intuition...so at this point I'm just looking for a way to escape..because I feel so confined and unhappy Thank You for sharing yo!

    Nkanyiso NgwenyaNkanyiso Ngwenya5 күн мурун
  • Good on you bro...

    Rick RodappaRick Rodappa5 күн мурун
  • So strong

    staffskistaffski5 күн мурун
  • This subject can really get on my nerves at times, especially as someone like myself who's familiar with even worse communities than these "jehovah's witnesses"( mainly extreme orthodox jewish groups, such as "haredim" and the hasidic movement, which are honestly considerably more oppressive, extreme, conservative and demanding than anything you mentioned here...). Who would want to believe/follow a god that encourages child abuse and disfellowship of their very own children? How much of an out-of-touch, sick, piece of shit one has to be? Why is this subject completely ignored like religion is some sort of "taboo"? Thank you ,chris, for your inspiring courage to be open about this and share your story.

    KuyghKuygh5 күн мурун
  • Today I learned that to be raised or indoctrinated in a cult may rob you of your life but at least you'll have plenty of content for an KGworld Channel.

    GilGil5 күн мурун
  • You and repzion need to collaborate on a video like this. He’s another KGworldr who, like you, came from a very religiously abusive background. If I recall correctly his wasn’t jehova but the ideals are roughly the same. I think a lot of people out there could really use your voices to know it’s not just them that experienced it and that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

    Eric LembeckEric Lembeck5 күн мурун
  • Man, you are my hero. Thats all. I hope I grow up to be at least a tenth of the man you are....

    LifeSparkLifeSpark5 күн мурун
  • I support you, bro. Thanks for sharing.

    David AlexDavid Alex5 күн мурун
  • Sounds like Scientology

    Charley VoxCharley Vox6 күн мурун
  • Go after that cult my man, make it right to the families and lives they have destroyed. Justice needs to be served

    Joe's VenturesJoe's Ventures6 күн мурун
  • Hang in there I definitely know the feeling and this cult is evil. They brainwash kids. It’s really sad.

    Lil DudeLil Dude6 күн мурун
  • Don’t give up. Never ever give up. You’re true to yourself and that’s what matters.

    Erika GErika G6 күн мурун
  • Jehovah is the Creator of humans. The thoughts of Jehovah and humans are different. We must follow the will of [Jehovah] who will give us the reward of eternal life. John 17:3 Mt 24:14 Revelation 22:12-15 He gave us a law to keep according to human will. Nothing is free, spiritual or physical.

    땅하늘땅하늘6 күн мурун
    • @땅하늘 hello :)

      I'm EterowiczI'm Eterowicz3 күн мурун
    • @FullMetal Atheist I see.

      땅하늘땅하늘4 күн мурун
    • @땅하늘 No I will not watch a korean Video. To make it short, I have never heard an example that convinced me and believe me I studied the bible very much.

      FullMetal AtheistFullMetal Atheist4 күн мурун
    • @FullMetal Atheist I'm a Korean and there are amazing and mysterious videos that Korean scientists testify to the Bible with science, but you won't understand because it's a Korean video, but maybe there are videos in the US where scientists testify the Bible with science. If you want, I will send you a link to one of several videos. Even if you don't understand Korean, you can see amazing pictures in the video.

      땅하늘땅하늘4 күн мурун
    • @땅하늘 Do you have one exampel of a statement from the bible that was way ahead of its time and is scientific correct, and could not be otherwise explained?

      FullMetal AtheistFullMetal Atheist4 күн мурун
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