JWs effectively banned in Russia

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JWs effectively banned in Russia

Post by FiveFingerMnemonic » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:34 pm

Looks like the Russians have banned the JWs. I bet the brethren are watching this one closely.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wor ... 83a07bb407

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Re: JWs effectively banned in Russia

Post by Corsair » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:19 pm

The conversation so far among the apostles....

"...but if we get kicked out of Russia, we no longer have to spend money on missions in a country with low success rates. Plus we get to play the 'persecution' card as another sign of the Last Days..."

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Re: JWs effectively banned in Russia

Post by FiveFingerMnemonic » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:22 pm

Corsair wrote:
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:19 pm
The conversation so far among the apostles....

"...but if we get kicked out of Russia, we no longer have to spend money on missions in a country with low success rates. Plus we get to play the 'persecution' card as another sign of the Last Days..."
That's the route I was thinking the JWs will take. Last days persecution street cred.

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Re: JWs effectively banned in Russia

Post by 2bizE » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:54 pm

I can a already picture Oaks on his soap box.
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Re: JWs effectively banned in Russia

Post by nibbler » Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:19 am

2bizE wrote:
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:54 pm
I can a already picture Oaks on his soap box.
I can't picture him off it. ;)
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