From Psalm 39:1: “I will set a muzzle as a guard to my own mouth as long as anyone wicked is in front of me.”
If you’ve answered a knock at your front door, you might’ve had an interaction with a Jehovah’s Witness or two. This kind of face-to-face interaction is considered public ministry to members of this religious organization.
But while this public-facing outreach seems to convey an openness to sharing its message, Reveal reporter Trey Bundy found out what this powerful religious hierarchy wanted to keep to itself. He and producer Delaney Hall unravel the web of policy and silence used to hide child sex abuse from law enforcement and allow perpetrators to strike again.