What is Christianity?

New York Times best-selling author Dr. Tim Keller wrote, “What is Christianity? Some say it is a philosophy, others say it is an ethical stance, while still others claim it is actually an experience. None of these things really gets to the heart of the matter, however. Each is something a Christian has, but not one of them serves as a definition of what a Christian is. Christianity has at its core a transaction between a person and God. A person who becomes a Christian moves from knowing about God distantly to knowing about him directly and intimately. Christianity is knowing God.” [Read more…]

Other helpful resources for those investigating the Christian faith:

This 5-minute video gives you the big picture story of the Bible.

You may also find these answers to some questions about the Christian faith helpful.

If you like to read, try these books:

  • Mere Christianity, by C. S. Lewis
  • Basic Christianity, by John Stott
  • The Reason for God, by Tim Keller