writer, speaker, pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church, NYC
Timother Keller is the Senior Pastor at Redeemer Presbyterian church in New York City. He was born in Pennsylvania, and attended Bucknell University. Keller earned his M.Div from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and his D.Min. from Westminster Theological Seminary. In 1999, after serving as a professor, pastor, and director of church planting, Keller was asked by the Presbyterian Church in America to start Redeemer Church in New York City. By 2008, the church had grown from 50 people to 5,000 each Sunday. In 2001, Keller founded a church planting center in NYC and his church is considered one of the most influential in America. Timothy Keller promotes a Reformed Christianity that has a vision that encompasses not only doctrinal statements, but also our piety, evangelistic outreach, and missions of mercy. He has served on staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and as Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. Keller has authored two books and numerous articles and essays about the Christian faith and its mission of engaging and transforming society.