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!”
Continue reading If i was dying, would you give me blood? – Project Log A5
A huge gap between Log B1 and B2. It’s been a busy year so far. You can catch up on B1 here.
So first a status update: For BookhubAfrica, followers have risen to: 2,084, while for Findjobng, followers have risen to 927.
Continue reading Project Log B2
I did not go to church today. Why? Because i had prepped my mind not to since Friday, or even before then. So i did not pick my clothes from the dry cleaner and did not arrange any alternatives.
Last week i wrote a horrible, short essay on the conversations i have had around Christianity. Today i was too tired to go.
Continue reading Project Log A4
Chronicling the process of ‘Finding God’ has been full of honest conversations for me. Conversations around why, who and where. Why did you choose the particular church you are in? Who first introduced you this way of belief and worship? Where do you worship?
Continue reading Project Log A3
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.
Continue reading Project Log A2