If i was dying, would you give me blood? – Project Log A5

Hello, you can read Project Logs A1 -A4 here

So here we go:

Growing up as a Jehovah’s Witness, i was trained to anticipate questions and defend our beliefs. I say ‘our’ because ‘my’ sits too heavy on the tongue, these days.

I was preaching one day, when a man who was visibly angry, said to me and my preaching partner, “You know why i hate you people? Because of this blood thing!”

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Project Log A2

Fitting that this second project log is coming on a Sunday. You can check out the previous log here.

On August 13, 2016, Marques Houston became a Jehovah’s Witness. Around that same time i had lost interest in being one.

In February 2017,  i started reading Mere Christianity by CS Lewis, recommended by a friend. I think it was just what i needed, i am careful however to be too optimistic, good writing always makes me feel this way.

However, it moved me so much, that i have decided to return to the church i grew up in. This in no way means that i have no misgivings, yet borrowing from one of Lewis’ analogies, it looks like being a Jehovah’s witness is the only room in the house of Christianity, whose teachings i can abide by.

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