Common questions and quick answers for those not familiar with the Jehovah's Witness faith.

Are Jehovah's Witnesses Christians?
The dictionary definition of 'Christian' is:

"A follower or disciple of Jesus; someone who believes Jesus is the Christ or Messiah."1

Under this definition, Jehovah's Witnesses are Christians. They believe that Jesus is the Christ (or Messiah) and strictly follow his example in devotion to his God and Father.

Of course others believe that to be a Christian you must profess belief in the Trinity as formulated in the historic creeds. Jehovah's Witnesses could not be included under this definition. For information on why Jehovah's Witnesses do not profess belief in the Trinity, please CLICK HERE.

Are Jehovah's Witnesses Evangelicals?
Jehovah's Witnesses are evangelicals with a small 'e', not a capital 'E'. This means that they do not count themselves among the United States phenomena of 'Evangelical' churches. They do though believe they are 'evangelicals' in the original meaning of the word as "one who is a bearer of good news"2, that being the good news of God's Kingdom and salvation through Christ.

When and where did Jehovah's Witnesses begin?
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Where are Jehovah's Witnesses located and how many are there?
Are there any notable Jehovah's Witnesses?
Are Jehovah's Witnesses Protestants?
Are Jehovah's Witnesses Trinitarians?
Are Jehovah's Witnesses Ecumenical?
How do Jehovah's Witnesses view the Bible
Do Jehovah's Witnesses celebrate the Sabbath?
How does one become a Jehovah's Witness?
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