1 Thess 4:14-18 didn't fit in with the organization's teachings. ...and everything came undone after that
How Did You Finally "Get Out Of Her" (JWs)??
The WT has two Idols in my opinion:
First the Governing Body and second their literature specifically the Watchtower and the New World Translation.
These are placed as cosmic authorities and it was uncomfortable for me to watch and participate in this idoloatry.
The Watchtower is JUST a magizine and the NWT is JUST another translation of the Bible, both of which are regarded as World Authorities.