In the beginning of the Exodus story we read of Moses on the Mountain and is afraid. Moses hides his face from viewing God (Ex 3:6).
As the story goes on and Moses confronts Pharaoh, Pharaoh gets so angry with Moses that in Exodus 10:28-29 you have this exchange:
Then Pharaoh said to him, ‘Get away from me! Take care that you do not see my face again, for on the day you see my face you shall die.’Moses said, ‘Just as you say! I will never see your face again.’
And from that day onward Moses no longer looks at the face of Pharaoh. But more interesting is that as the Exodus continues Moses comes closer to seeing God's face until at the end of the entire story of Moses you get this:
Never since has there arisen a prophet in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face. - Deut. 34:10
Converting to anything is really just a series of 'turnings' through one's life. Over the course of Moses' life there are a series of turnings from the face of Pharaoh to the face of God.
The invitation to Christianity is an invitation to turn toward a different face.
Conversion is not a one time thing. It is a process. Few are able to make the total turn. Christians are invited to turn toward God through the ways of Jesus. This is why Christians identify Jesus as the "way". We can turn all sorts of ways in our lives, but we come to understand God when we turn toward the way of Jesus.
I have no doubt that God can be known in many other ways - I mean Moses did not proclaim Jesus as his Lord and Savior and yet the scripture says that Moses was the only person to be known by God face to face.
This is a reason I follow the ways of Jesus. I trust (have faith) that his way is a way that will lead me to be like Moses, and be known by God face to face - here and now.