No - we're an independent community site offering support for both current and former Jehovah's Witnesses and anyone else who has been affected by the beliefs, doctrines and practices of the Jehovah's Witness religion as governed by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society (WTB&TS).
Roden died in 1978, leaving behind his wife Lois and his son George to lead the group.
Russell also authored a series of books called "Studies in the Scriptures," which became the basis of the Jehovah Witness theology.
Today, several men lead the Jehovah's Witness "theocratic" organization, Watchtower Bible and Tract Society (WBTS). Here are the basics of the Jehovah's Witness Watchtower doctrine: God is a single being, not a Trinity. (At one point, the WBTS proclaimed that God ruled the universe from somewhere in the Pleiades star system.
Unless we are in touch with this channel of communication that God is using, we will not progress along the road to life, no matter how much Bible reading we do.
Watchtower, December 1, 1981 p.27) They are the instruments God is using to teach the world the deeper things of the scriptures.