How the governing body reached a decision and the unifying effect it had on the congregations
bt chap. 14 pp. 108-115 - Bearing Witness (bt)
How the Governing Body Differs From a Legal Corporation
w01 1/15 pp. 28-31 - The Watchtower—2001
The Governing Body schedules these gatherings every few years in strategically located cities—sometimes in lands where Jehovah’s Witnesses were formerly under ban.
yb11 pp. 6-38 - Yearbook—2011
From 1964 to 1971, the governing body
supervised an extensive Bible study project that examined, among many other subjects, how the first-century Christian congregation functioned.*
kr chap. 12 pp. 118-131 - God’s Kingdom Rules! (kr)
Martin Poetzinger, who later became a member of the Governing Body, fondly recalled his time traveling through the countryside with a backpack full of literature, preaching to all who would listen.
yb09 pp. 142-255 - Yearbook—2009
Nevertheless, in 1991 the Governing Body arranged to send six missionaries into the field.
yb03 pp. 150-255 - Yearbook—2003
The issue of circumcision goes before the governing body
bt chap. 13 pp. 101-107 - Bearing Witness (bt)
For Noble and his wife Louie, the most unforgettable day was when the Assembly Hall was dedicated to Jehovah, on November 15, 1986, during a visit by Theodore Jaracz, a member of the Governing Body.
yb00 pp. 66-147 - Yearbook—2000
Gerrit Lösch of the Governing Body started the program by welcoming everyone.
ws12 8/15 pp. 27-29 - The Watchtower (Simplified)—2012
A Representative Governing Body
w07 4/1 pp. 21-25 - The Watchtower—2007
The Faithful Steward and Its Governing Body
w09 6/15 pp. 20-24 - The Watchtower—2009
How Does the Governing Body Function Today?
jl lesson 20 - Jehovah’s Will (jl)
In 1971, Jehovah’s Witnesses around the world rejoiced when more members were added to the Governing Body in Brooklyn, New York.
yb10 pp. 126-199 - Yearbook—2010
There were others, however, who remained disassociated until 1989 when the Governing Body sent a kind letter addressed “To Those Who Desire to Worship Jehovah and Serve Him Unitedly.”
yb00 pp. 148-223 - Yearbook—2000
In the preceding chapter, we saw how a delegation of four brothers—Paul, Barnabas, Judas, and Silas—built up the congregation at Antioch with the decision of the governing body
bt chap. 15 pp. 117-123 - Bearing Witness (bt)
Gerrit Lösch of the Governing Body welcomed the happy throng.
w12 8/15 pp. 16-19 - The Watchtower—2012
With those words, Stephen Lett of the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses intensified the sense of keen anticipation in the large audience.
w11 8/15 pp. 18-21 - The Watchtower—2011
The governing body gave the following direction: “Search out for yourselves seven certified men from among you, full of spirit and wisdom, that we may appoint them over this necessary business.”
w01 1/15 pp. 12-16 - The Watchtower—2001
More recently, the Governing Body has made further adjustments to the various schools that provide specialized training.
yb12 pp. 6-43 - Yearbook—2012
Under the direction of the Governing Body, the Finland branch made plans to help the brothers in Estonia more systematically.
yb11 pp. 162-255 - Yearbook—2011
Geoffrey Jackson of the Governing Body served as chairman.
w10 6/15 pp. 3-5 - The Watchtower—2010
Instead, they all recognized the authority of the Christian governing body at Jerusalem.
it-1 pp. 496-500 - Insight, Volume 1
1971, Governing Body
chairmanship rotates: w01 1/15 29; jv 106-107, 233-234
dx86-14 - Index 1986-2014
The Governing Body used all the means at its disposal to help the brothers in the Soviet Union regain their unity in Jehovah’s worship.
yb08 pp. 66-255 - Yearbook—2008
How the Governing Body Is Organized
w08 5/15 p. 29 - The Watchtower—2008
Hence, at the direction of the Governing Body, a group of qualified brothers appointed to serve as instructors received training in a program called Course in Improved English Comprehension.
yb04 pp. 6-30 - Yearbook—2004
Thus, arrangements were made for Paul and a few others to go to Jerusalem and ask the Christian governing body to resolve the issue once and for all.
w03 3/15 pp. 20-25 - The Watchtower—2003
The Governing Body, ever alert to the needs of the worldwide field, had earlier assigned missionaries to Rwanda.
yb12 pp. 164-255 - Yearbook—2012
w02 3/15 pp. 13-18 - The Watchtower—2002
At the conclusion of the morning program, there was a special talk by Gerrit Lösch, a member of the Governing Body, during which the New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scriptures in Hungarian was released.
yb01 pp. 6-30 - Yearbook—2001
The matter was referred to the apostles and older men at Jerusalem, who served as a central governing body.
wt chap. 14 pp. 128-135 - Worship God (wt)
Despite that, in 1953, Theodore Jaracz, who then served at the Australia branch office and who is now a member of the Governing Body, quietly entered Samoa to encourage the congregation.
yb09 pp. 66-141 - Yearbook—2009
In view of these and other factors, the Governing Body has directed that Bible translation receive greater attention.
yb06 pp. 6-30 - Yearbook—2006
New Members of the Governing Body
w06 3/15 p. 26 - The Watchtower—2006
In the same year that the branch was dedicated, the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses decided that The Watchtower and Awake!
yb01 pp. 148-223 - Yearbook—2001
In 1975 an arrangement went into effect for committees of the Governing Body
of Jehovah’s Witnesses to oversee the worldwide activities of God’s organization.
w01 1/15 pp. 17-21 - The Watchtower—2001
Beginning in the mid-1970’s, Gerrit Lösch, Branch Committee member at the Austria branch but now a member of the Governing Body, visited Romania on a number of occasions.
yb06 pp. 66-161 - Yearbook—2006
The Governing Body entrusts the operation of each branch office to a Branch Committee made up of three or more well-qualified elders.
jl lesson 22 - Jehovah’s Will (jl)
Anthony Morris, a member of the Governing Body, presented an encouraging dedication talk to the 3,037 brothers and sisters in attendance.
yb14 pp. 39-43 - Yearbook—2014
There, brothers appointed by the Governing Body were assigned to review these recommendations and to make appropriate appointments.
w14 11/15 pp. 28-30 - The Watchtower—2014