What does Christian really mean? Apr 11, 2021 Church People are the Worst | Chad Moore "Christian" is a brand that can be good, bad, attractive, or repelling. It's a loaded label no matter whom you ask. But where did the word come from? And did it come with instructions? The Bible never defines it. In fact, people outside the faith created the term. Jesus didn’t ask people to help him start a new religion, He asked people to follow Him as disciples.