This is straight from the Jehovah witnesses website:
Are Jehovah’s Witnesses Christians?
Yes. We are Christians for the following reasons:
We try to follow closely the teachings and behavior of Jesus Christ.—1 Peter 2:21.
We believe that Jesus is the key to salvation, that “there is not another name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must get saved.”—Acts 4:12.
When people become Jehovah’s Witnesses, they are baptized in the name of Jesus.—Matthew 28:18, 19.
We offer our prayers in Jesus’ name.—John 15:16.
We believe that Jesus is the Head, or the one appointed to have authority, over every man.—1 Corinthians 11:3.
As a Christian that doesn’t proclaim to a domination I see the good in each and see the faults in each. I have yet come accross the perfect denomation. Frankly because denomation are man made. God did not call us as a divided chruch because his Son is not divided. Or as Paul says “Is Christ divided?”(1Corinthians 1:13). Paul attacked this notion that Christ sacrifice was given to all just for us to be divided amongst ourselves. Paul confirmed that that there is only one chruch. Unified through Christ as the head of it recounseling(2 corinthians 5:18) all back to His Father and Our Father, His God and Our God..Yahweh(John 20:17). So because most “denominational people” find it so easy to attack other denominations I found this story sickening but not shocking. The JW’s gave a cartoon movie example encouraging kids not to play around in chruch service and to pay attention to the teaching of the bible(Unlike some churches, JW believe in having service together as a whole family and not divided into group..I don’t mind either way). The video showed that when you are learning about God this is not a time to play and should be taking seriously. The video gave a example of Noah not paying attention when God gave him instructions on building the Ark. Noah didn’t listen and was washed away as the water flooding the Ark that was not made right because Noah was not paying attention. The world and some Christian(so called) attacked them. Saying that this message of death, if you don’t listen to God, is wrong and cruel for kids. Its not and all of them needs to decide if they will follow God through his word or not. Better yet, voice their complaints to God when you stand in front of him because the scripture gives just such a warning Ephesians 1:1-3..it warns kids that their Obedience and their life are tied together. So if God himself to telling kids this through his commandments as it mentions this is from how can you as a Christ follow accuse a JW of false teaching or bad teaching because they bring up this very notion. If you don’t agree with other issues about them not related to what is actually writen in the bible thats different. But the end results of this subject are the very same thing. You want to live long lives kids then you need to obey both God and Your parents. This message is no different from telling kids if they aren’t listening to God’s messages they can die. It’s the same thing. I hear all the time from different denominations that if you are a JW then you aren’t Christians. They are, Christianity is defined by those who follow Christ teachings. They do and in fact most of them do it better than most other denominations that point fingers at Jehovah Witnesses. Do I agree with ALL they teach? No, but this doesn’t make them any different from other churches that have some directions and beliefs that I don’t agree with.The problem is that most Christian churches have falsely tied the Trinity belief system as a necessity for Christianity when this is not the same thing. Trinity belief isn’t needed for one to be a follower of Christ as their savior and head of the chruch. Man has made this requirement not God. The Trinity is man’s failed attempt to explain the relationship of Yahweh and his Son. But here is the key, Yeshua the Christ nor his Father never made that a requirement for salvation. In fact he has told you over and over again that he is the only one that understand and knows the Father. So how can you even attempt to come up with a concept that explains someone only One person truly knows? You can’t and if Christ felt it was a requirement he would have said that God was a Trinity AND that one must say and explain this if they wanted salvation. You can’t find one single solitary scripture even close to requiring your “explanation” of God being a trinity as a requirement of your salvation. He didn’t give this therefore you have no right to place that others. You can only follow after he who Yahweh has sent to represent his will on earth and accept him as the Messiah and Son of the living God. Just as Peter confessed(Mathew 16:16). There is only description made of those inside God’s family and that’s Christ followers, not triniterians , not oneness, not baptist, not Jehovah witnesses…just followers of Christ or Christians. Let’s stop cutting ourselves down because of denominations please.