Jehovah’s Witnesses are members of a Christian-based religious movement probably best known for their door-to-door evangelistic work.
There are about 6.5 million active Witnesses in 235 countries in the world (2005), including 1 million in the USA and 125,000 in the UK.
The Witnesses base their lives and beliefs on the early Christian Church and the Bible. Jehovah’s Witnesses see themselves as a brotherhood that transcends national and ethnic loyalties
Witnesses believe that worshipping God properly means living properly – which includes living honest, truthful and sober lives.