- Branch of the Christian church.
- Place emphasis on peace, justice, simplicity, community, service and mutual aid.
- Known as the 'peace church'.
- Believe in the close textual readings of the Scriptures and a personal responsibility as the basis of their faith.
- They emphasize service to others as an important way of expressing one's faith.
- Many spend part of their life working as missionaries.
- Split from the Mennonite Swiss Brethren in 1962 and have around 200,000 members.
- They believe that their religious faith and the way they live are inseparable and interdependent.
- Emphasize the values of humility, family, community and isolation from the world.
- Known for their separation from society and rejection of most modern technology and enjoy a 19th C way of life.
- Believe that the way to salvation is to live as a loving community apart from the world.
- Community governs itself strictly and baptized members are committed to church rules.
- Best known for their door-to-door preaching, distributing literature and refusing military service and blood transfusions.
- They refer to their body of beliefs as 'the truth' and consider themselves to be 'in the truth'.
- They consider secular society to be morally corrupt and limit their social interaction with non-Witnesses.
- Began among poor and disadvantaged people.
- Pentecostalism stresses the importance of conversions that amount to a Baptism in the Spirit. This fills the believer with the Holy Spirit, which gives the believer the strength to live a…