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Joint Heirs with Christ, Romans 8:14-17

Dr. Jeffrey Schwehm |
December 3, 2008 No Comments

Marcus welcomes former Jehovah’s Witness and Lutheran, Dr. Jeffrey Schwehm, who was well-established in the hierarchy of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Dr. Schwehm discusses the tight hand the hierarchy of the Jehovah’s Witness have on the way in which each member is allowed to interpret Scripture. In Romans 8:14-17, St. Paul writes that all those in Christ are children of God; Dr. Schwehm contrasts this Scripture with the beliefs of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.


Resources mentioned: 

Jefrey Schwehm’s website:

Twisted Scripture: Breaking Free from Churches That Abuse by Mary Alice Chrnalogar

Tom Cabeen’s conversion story

Dr. Jeffrey Schwehm

Jeffrey Schwehm holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Arkansas. He is assistant professor of biochemistry at Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, where he lives with his wife, Kathy. Together they lead the Fellowship of Catholic Ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses (

This story appears in the book Journeys Home, edited by Marcus Grodi (CHResources, rev. ed., 2011).

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