Timothy Keller (1950-2023) was an American pastor, speaker, New York Times bestselling author, theologian and Christian apologist. He was the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, New York City, where he served for 34 years. He served as Chairman of Redeemer City to City, an organization which plants new churches throughout NYC and cities abroad, of which he was a co–founder.
Tim co–founded The Gospel Coalition, where he served as Vice President. As an author, he wrote the NYT best–sellers The Reason for God, The Prodigal God, The Meaning of Marriage, and more. He was married to Kathy Keller, with whom he had three sons. Tim died on May 19th, 2023 following a battle with pancreatic cancer.