2016 Yearbook of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Read about the work Jehovah’s Witnesses accomplished during 2015 and their history in Indonesia.
Hebrews 13:1 contains both exhortation and commendation.
This encouraging message shows how such provisions as the jw.org website, JW Broadcasting, public witnessing carts, and our 2015 Regional Conventions have proved to be real blessings.
What was involved in setting up this Internet television station?
The work has been reorganized to meet the need for thousands of new halls.
Get a brief update on the construction of the world headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
What led Terry to believe that what he heard from Jehovah’s Witnesses answered his prayer?
In this section, see how Jehovah continues to illuminate the path of true worshippers.
Jehovah’s Witnesses in Madagascar and Indonesia received special blessings early in 2015.
Sixteen editions were released during the 2015 service year.
The battle against religious discrimination continues around the world.
The contents of young Ken’s secret box helped to build a Kingdom Hall.
What innovative methods are Witnesses using to share the good news?
Why did one woman study in a field by candlelight? Why was an aggressive Amerindian chief waiting for the Witnesses? And why did a former persecutor cry?
Nothing hinders Kingdom evangelizers—neither physical handicaps nor being arrested.
A Roma man, a prisoner, and a woman contemplating suicide are impressed by contacts with the message of truth.
Literature tables, preaching carts, the jw.org website, and theocratic videos are planting seeds of truth among hundreds, if not thousands, of people!
Get a quick summary of the land, people, and customs of the world’s largest island chain.
During the 16th century, the spice trade powered the global economy.
A few intrepid colporteurs (pioneers) from Australia overcame challenges as they opened up the preaching work.
Radio broadcasts and harbor witnessing aroused the anger of powerful adversaries of the truth in Indonesia.
This religious movement had its basis in the publications of Jehovah’s Witnesses, but fell victim to human reasoning.
Rioters looted the home of Thio Seng Bie as he looked on, yet they left something behind that he valued more than the things he lost.
As their publications were progressively banned, the Witnesses used ingenuity to carry on their preaching work.
During World War II, some Witnesses found a way to register with the Japanese authorities without violating their neutrality.
During 60 years of service, André Elias maintained his integrity despite interrogation and threats.
The first Gilead-trained missionaries to arrive helped to advance the preaching work quickly.
Would the clergy’s opposition succeed this time?
Conditions for preaching the good news quickly deteriorated during the mid-1970’s.
Titi Koetin happily subjected herself to her husband and gained a rich reward in return.
The “Everlasting Good News” Assembly of 1963 succeeded despite serious obstacles.
Ronald Jacka’s grave had already been dug.
In 1964, a Protestant minister threatened, ‘I am going to rid Manokwari of Jehovah’s Witnesses!’ Did he succeed?
The Director of Intelligence asked: “What are Jehovah’s Witnesses really doing in Indonesia?”
What moved some observers to say, “Jehovah’s Witnesses are like nails”?
When the ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses was lifted, an official paradoxically said: “This registration document does not grant you freedom of worship.”
Jehovah’s Witnesses responded quickly after an earthquake leveled the Indonesian town of Gunungsitoli.
Daniel Lokollo recalls his persecution at the hands of prison guards.
Conflict between Muslims and Christians in Indonesia created a critical situation for Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Once the ban was lifted, the brothers benefited from three key initiatives.
How did the Witnesses overcome the challenges from habits and culture that inhibited their boldness?
Need-greaters looking for the next preaching frontier have found it.
The congregation in the village of Tugala Oyo, Indonesia, received an unexpected blessing.
Two deaf sisters in Indonesia were separated when one was given up for adoption, but the truth brought them together.
An event in the fall of 1916 would prove to be profoundly significant for the Bible Students.
What effort and resources did we expend to preach the good news of God’s Kingdom?
A four-week invitation campaign had outstanding results.