On the evening of June 11, 1979, Southern Baptist leaders Adrian Rogers, Paige Patterson and Jerry Vines knelt on the floor in a Houston hotel room. The gathering was solemn and their prayer intense.
“With every step we’ve taken you can just tell the Lord’s in it,” Troutman said. “You can feel the excitement of a new work and the reality that our trajectory is set to reach the community.”
Jehovah’s Witnesses display a commendable fervor for sharing the Bible, amassing millions of hours each year in door-to-door “publishing” across 240 nations. So, why do they reject basic Christian doctrines the church has embraced since the days of the apostles – most notably, the deity of Christ?