The Bible says that Christ set us free. We can have a permanent place in the family. If he sets us free, we will be free.
The Bible says, 'Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed." ' John 8:34-36
JW's believe they must obey their religious leaders because the Governing Body represents God's 'slave'.  However it's not true that God wants us to bow down to any human or human organization. Such a belief is not scriptural. Matthew 24:45-51;
God wants all the honor, glory, and respect he deserves. He wants to speak for himself. Psalms 50:1-23; God answers prayer. When we ask questions, he gives us the answers. God is all we need. John 3:16
Eternal life in God's Kingdom is not earned by being loyal to a small group of men who pretend to be God's channel of communication. They do not have divine inspiration. Mistakes are possible. See Who Is The Faithful and Discreet Slave?
God created us to be free. There is no need to be submissive to those taking the lead in a human organization. God's people submit only to God. They have no other gods. 2 Kings 17:38; Exodus 23:13; Jeremiah 25:6; See False Prophets