I Am An Open Minded Christian That Uses Buddhist Teachings

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    Yes

    As I have shared here often, I was brought up in a strict Christian household and whilst I retain my faith in God, I have also a strong utilisation of Buddhist teachings within my life. Buddha was not a God, nor has it ever been claimed that he was.  Buddha was a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 31, 2009

    Christian With Buddhist Belives

    Hi, I was never brought in church and about three years ago became a christian. Since then I have married a asian man who is Buddhist. After reading several books on how christianity and buddhism kind of go hand and hand I feel ok to say that I am a Christian with Buddhist...
    nataliesmom nataliesmom
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 29, 2009

    I Say Recognise Truth Wherever It Is

    Religious and ethical truth lies in every religion, I think. Reducing God to Christianity is a bit silly.
    learntocook learntocook
    18-21
    7 Responses Aug 29, 2010

    Universal

    Well, I guess this whole venture began while I was a freshman in high school. In World history class, I learned a little bit of buddhism. From there, I've ventured out into different sites about it. I don't really want to stray 100% from the Christian faith, because there are...
    Shirohime001 Shirohime001
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 18, 2008

    What I Think.......

    I believe in using meditation to seek out the Holy Spirit within you. I believe in living in the now and what choices you make in the now affect your future. I believe living in the toxic past ruins your now and future. I believe Jesus died and rose again, that his grace covers...
    Alwaysnowhere Alwaysnowhere
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

    Possibly...

    I would not call myself Christian, because I don't believe in the teachings of the bible, or that of the church; however I do believe that there might be a "Higher Being" out there somewhere. Also, I have studied Buddhism a lot in my life, whilst trying to find the Religion that...
    ExclusivelyJess ExclusivelyJess
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2010

    I was a Buddhist first,

    for years, but I've begun on the path of Christianity more recently. I can't let go of the peace that Buddhism seems to bring me. I was excited to find this group, although it seems to be more for people who moved in the reverse direction. I know that principles from both...
    Ecrivaine Ecrivaine
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015
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