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Are you prepared to face the potential consequences for converting under false pretenses and the harassment you would face if you do not measure up to all the demands of this religion?
If she does not obey right away and cut her relationship off with you, she will be “disfellowshipped.” If your motive for wanting to convert is simply to win the approval of her family and the Jehovah’s Witness leadership, it will not take long before the elders in her congregation will be able to detect your limited loyalty to the organization.
” OUR RESPONSE: Dear friend, You and your girlfriend are in a tough situation.
It is never easy to face differences in religious beliefs in any dating/marriage relationship especially when it involves family backgrounds, and the Jehovah’s Witness policy of “shunning” those who leave the religion compounds the complexities of your situation.
The following are some of the sacrifices you and your family would have to make if you become a Jehovah’s Witness: Did you know that when Jehovah’s Witnesses baptize people today, they not only baptize in the name of the Father and the Son, but they baptize in the name of the “spirit-directed organization”?
If this is not a red flag that in baptism, you are forced to give your complete loyalty to an “organization,” I don’t know what is!