2017 Yearbook of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Read about the activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the country of Georgia and around the world.
They express their love and appreciation for Jehovah’s Witnesses around the world.
How have former members of the Bethel family adapted to new circumstances in the field?
On the weekend of May 7 and 8, 2016, an open house featuring a historical Bible display gave a fine witness to the neighbors of Brooklyn Bethel.
In January 2016, changes were made to the format of midweek congregation meetings worldwide.
JW Broadcasting was launched in 2014 and now reaches audiences in over 90 languages. How have viewers reacted?
The dedications of new branch facilities in Armenia and Kyrgyzstan were thrilling occasions for local Witnesses.
What legal issues did the Witnesses face during 2016?
Updates on the activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Argentina, Belize, Burundi, Congo (Kinshasa), Germany, Italy, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, and Uganda.
Read personal experiences and highlights of the Bible education work being done by Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Malawi, Togo, and Sierra Leone.
Experiences from Brazil, Haiti, Mexico, the United States, and Venezuela.
Highlights from Hong Kong, Mongolia, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.
Read experiences from Azerbaijan, Britain, Bulgaria, Georgia, Denmark, Hungary, Norway, and Ukraine.
Highlights and experiences from Australia, Guam, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, and Timor-Leste.
Get a quick summary of the geography, people, customs, and unique language of this country on the Black Sea.
Appreciative persons who learned Bible truth elsewhere came to Georgia and spread the Kingdom message.
How did Christian meetings and Georgian-language publications lay the foundation for future growth?
After completing his military service, Davit Samkharadze prayed for help to improve his life. The next day, he met Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Tamazi Biblaia sought and received God’s help before relocating to a new town.
When she assisted fellow Witnesses to print Bible literature, Natela Grigoriadis faced an “impossible” situation.
Bible manuscripts in Old Georgian have been dated to the mid-fifth century C.E. or even earlier.
After Georgia became independent, Jehovah’s Witnesses enjoyed a period of phenomenal growth.
After the fall of the Communist regime, how did Witnesses organize congregations, meetings, conventions, and translation of Bible literature?
Badri Kopaliani was so eager to read his new Bible, he took days off work to complete it.
Less than a year after his baptism, Artur Gerekhelia moved to where the need for Kingdom preachers was greater.
Once a prominent member of the Communist Party, Madona Kankia made a decision to pursue a new course in life.
During the conflict in Abkhazia, Igor Ochigava and Gizo Narmania helped fellow Witnesses and others to receive material and spiritual relief.
Skeptical of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Pepo Devidze did what her mother told her: “Go and see for yourself what they teach.”
These years see rapid growth in the number of publishers, but then a wave of opposition comes from an unexpected source.
How did the public react to violent opposition against Jehovah’s Witnesses in Georgia?
Publishers who make efforts to expand their theocratic activity see Jehovah’s blessing.
One third of the pioneers in Georgia are 25 years of age or younger.
God-fearing people are happy to hear the message of truth in their own language.
Two grandmothers experience the love of the brotherhood.
For many Bible Students, 1917 was a year of testing and sifting. Despite adversity, loyal ones continued to promote Kingdom interests.
This annual report gives details of the activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide during 2016.
This report includes members, branches, countries, Memorial attendance, and more.