ARE THERE ENOUGH ELDERS?

1102015406_univ_cnt_1_xlNO – The Watchtower p. 4 par. 3 – Elders, How Do You Feel About Training Others?

more brothers are needed to keep existing congregations spiritually strong and to allow new congregations to be formed.

NO – The Watchtower 9/15/2014 p. 3 – Are You “Reaching Out”?

there is a need for more brothers to reach out

YES – The Watchtower 11/15/2013 p. 20 par. 16 – Seven Shepherds, Eight Dukes—What They Mean for Us Today

Today, Jehovah certainly has provided an abundance of spiritual men to shepherd his precious sheep

NO – The Watchtower 11/15/2011 p. 2 Table of Contents

There is a need for men who can take the lead in spiritual matters

NO – The Watchtower 11/15/2011 p. 28 par. 2 – Train Others to Reach Out

there continues to be a need for men to take the lead in spiritual matters. For instance, Christian elders are greatly needed.

NO – The Watchtower 11/15/2011 p. 32 par. 17 – Train Others to Reach Out

consider the fact that there is a great need for mature men to accept privileges of service in God’s organization

NO – The Watchtower 5/15/2010 p. 24 par. 3 Brothers—Sow to the Spirit and Reach Out!

there is a great need for ministerial servants and elders today

NO – The Watchtower 11/15/2006 p. 13 – A School Whose Graduates Benefit People Worldwide

there is an ever-increasing need for dedicated men to reach out for greater responsibility

NO – The Watchtower 1/1/2001 p. 9 par. 7 – Be Built Up by Love

there is a great need for more elders

NO – The Watchtower 1/1/1993 p. 21 par. 14 – Shepherding With Our Grand Creator

There is an outstanding need for all baptized male Witnesses to reach out for further privileges

NO – The Watchtower 4/15/1990 p. 25 – ‘Fishing for Men’ in Belize

There is a great need for mature brothers to take the lead in the congregations.

YES – The Watchtower 9/1/1980 p. 21 par. 1 – Overseers—Be Fine Examples to “the Flock”

This fact is recognized by thousands of dedicated, spiritual men who are entrusted with this privilege today

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