Christianity

Do you know your religion?

What is Christianity, how did it all start?

Christianity (coming for the Ancient Greek work Christianos) is the teaching of monotheistic and Abrahamic religion. Written in gospels (and the 'New Testament'), Christianity bases itself around the teachings of the Son of God, Jesus. Those who believe are know as "Christians".

What's involved in being a Christian?

There's no way to just 'suddenly' become Christian; belonging to the Christian community takes sacrifice, love and passion for Jesus and God.
Beliefs consist of-
*Creeds (Latin for "I believe")

*The Ten Commandments (A set of biblical principles relating to ethics and worship)

*Jesus Christ (The central tenet of Christianity is the belief in Jesus as the Son of God and the Messiah)

*The Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ

*Salvation (The thought of sacrificing for eternal life.)

*Death and Afterlife
And many more

Historic Occurrences

Why Christian?

Christianity is still with us today and is believed by many (some more strict than others). The main rule in being a Christian is that You're never alone; when you're with Christ.
Downsides to Christianity in other countries is the warfare involved (Beginning with other non-believers dis-agreeing with teachings etc.)

Recent Happenings

"Egypt Erupts Again: Christians Resist Muslim Brotherhood President's Power Grab"
"Gaber Saleh, a 16-year-old revolutionary activist, was killed in confrontations with police in Tahrir Square last Sunday. That same day, Islam Massoud, a 15-year-old Muslim Brotherhood member, was killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Morsi in Damanhour, a city in the Nile Delta." -Christianitytoday.com

Books have been released in hope to get to the readers- each telling a story.
Eg. "The Hole in our Holiness Goes Even Deeper"- this book shows how important sticking to your religion is, noting how switching religions can affect you deeply!
Eg. "The Need For Creeds"- It's not just that a creed (a public, established statement of a church's most important beliefs) is a useful tool for teaching doctrine, holding leaders accountable, defining the boundaries of church membership or cooperation among churches, and telling the world what a church stands for.
Examples from christianitytoday.com