Any urm nontraditional Christians out there?

Discussion in 'Underrepresented in Healthcare' started by TTfutureMD, Aug 27, 2011.

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  1. TTfutureMD

    TTfutureMD 2+ Year Member

    Mar 4, 2010
    Boston, MA
    Let's start a support network for eachother! I know I'm not he only one out there.
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  3. FcFabRegion

    FcFabRegion 5+ Year Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    you are not the only one...I go to a small private christian university and I worked afar for 3 years prior to ug.
  4. puchi

    puchi 10+ Year Member

    Apr 8, 2007
    Im here!
  5. kg062007

    kg062007 Banned Banned 5+ Year Member

    Jan 8, 2007
    You won't have any problem finding black christians. Now black atheist, thats another story....

    This black man does not fall for the religious bull, im a scientist.
  6. TTfutureMD

    TTfutureMD 2+ Year Member

    Mar 4, 2010
    Boston, MA
    Hello my fellow Christians! Where are you guys located on the road to becoming a physician?
  7. TTfutureMD

    TTfutureMD 2+ Year Member

    Mar 4, 2010
    Boston, MA
    ... And kg062007- if you have nothing positive to add, which your post did not, please don't waste your energy with insults. You are entitled to your views, but this thread was not opened for non-Christians to voice their disapproving views.
  8. Etorphine

    Etorphine 5+ Year Member

    Mar 5, 2011
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  9. EWO

    EWO 2+ Year Member

    Sep 14, 2010
    Seems like so few of us are here, this probably is representative of a greater sect of professional, intellectuals, and Erykah Badu said, "most intellects do not believe in God"

    Regardless, I am here!?! :D
  10. ladybug1122

    ladybug1122 5+ Year Member

    Apr 2, 2011
    It's wonderful to see this thread. I am also a firm believer in christainity but more importantly, a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It is astounding to see the number of atheists and agnostics in science. One would think that intellectuals would be the ones proclaiming the glory and majesty of God and His works but it is quite the opposite. I guess that's why there is that bible verse about those that are always learning but never coming to the knowledge of the truth. I am forever greatful for God opening my eyes to who He truly is.
  11. PinkIvy08

    PinkIvy08 Lady Boss 7+ Year Member

    Dec 23, 2008
    really? I feel that 90% of med students and faculty I've met are atheists or agnostics...regardless of race

    I've caught a lot of slack for being "religious"...basically people insulting my intelligence because I believe in God. (not everyone, but comments have been made here and there)
  12. necoli

    necoli Zombie Dog 5+ Year Member

    Mar 21, 2010
    I am a Christian and I majored in biology.
  13. SuzeeQue


    Sep 20, 2011
    Hi! I'm an AA Christian. :love:
  14. Morsetlis

    Morsetlis I wish I were a dentist 7+ Year Member

    Jan 22, 2010
    The "Garden" State
    This entire country I'm in is Christian.
  15. kg062007

    kg062007 Banned Banned 5+ Year Member

    Jan 8, 2007
    I think anybody who majored in biology, understands evolution and still believes in "god" should have their intelligence questioned.

    OBEAHDOCTOR 5+ Year Member

    Jun 21, 2010
    Just The Tip
    Methinks we have a troll.
    Warning: Don't feed the troll!! Warning
  17. WalkByFaith

    WalkByFaith 2+ Year Member

    Jul 26, 2010
    Hey all!
    I'm a traditional applicant but I wanted to offer my two cents. I am also a Christian and my faith is definitely a significant influence on how I am handling this process. In the words of Ralph Abernathy, "I don't know what the future holds, but I know who holds the future."Blessings!
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  18. STxHorn

    STxHorn MS0 2+ Year Member

    Nov 9, 2011
    I'll bump this and add my name to the list of URM (of Mexican descent) non-trads who are Christians.

    Understanding the science of medicine and being blessed now with the opportunity to actually learn to practice it has only highlighted to me the wonderful beauty of what God has created and how I owe Him all the credit and glory for every bit of it. From each breath I take to the wealth of knowledge I am soon to learn, I have learned He is at the center of it all. I look forward to sharing my stories with and getting to know anyone on this thread. God bless all of you.
  19. puchi

    puchi 10+ Year Member

    Apr 8, 2007
    :thumbup: Yes!!
  20. SlickNickMD

    SlickNickMD 7+ Year Member

    Sep 30, 2008
    Really? Are you serious? Atheism and agnosticism are "religions" of scientific, evidence-based, logical thought!!!! Atheists make up 93% of the National Academy of Science

    I don't know where you get this idea that being more religious makes you more "intellectual", the "stereotype" is actually the opposite. :laugh: Look at Rick Santorium and the entire conservative movement in this country, they are acting like science and education is an attack on the Christian faith.

    Having a personal relationship with whatever it is you worship is cool but people make erroneous comments like this when they assume everyone thinks or is supposed to think the way they do.
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2012
  21. Finallydds2be

    Finallydds2be 2+ Year Member

    Mar 24, 2012
    I'm a non-trad AA Christian man who thanks God everyday for the blessing of being accepted into dental school. I pray that you all have a great experience in your chosen professions and keep the faith!
  22. STxHorn

    STxHorn MS0 2+ Year Member

    Nov 9, 2011
    Back at ya. Good luck in dental school!

    Sent from my medical tricorder using Tapatalk
  23. fearlessendurer

    fearlessendurer 2+ Year Member

    Jul 9, 2011
    Nontrad Christian here excited about applying to med school this cycle. Thank you to the OP for starting this thread - I love the positivity!
  24. faith hopelove

    faith hopelove God Fearing 2+ Year Member

    Jun 14, 2012
    How did humans develop? So scientifically they say animals...well how did animals develop? Can you make your own seed and grow a tree? Can you stop the planets from orbiting? Can you stop the sun from shining? No! Can you make a human breathe again? Nope and that's a scientific fact/evidence so thank God for putting us here but people really think they created so many things when its pretty clear that there is a greater being that is responsible. Therefore you should stop being ignorant as well...

    Hello everyone...I am a Christian as well and I am proud of it! :soexcited::clap::banana::biglove:
  25. wjs010

    wjs010 5+ Year Member

    Apr 4, 2012
    Not sure if srs
  26. Dynamo24

    Dynamo24 2+ Year Member

    Oct 4, 2011
    Omaha, NE
    The misconception is that most atheists and agnostics think Christians believe the earth is 4000-6000 years old. Couldn't be more wrong. Most people can't have a simple conversation without turning it into some "you're a stupid Christian" or "I'll pray for your soul" garbage being tossed around. I'm a Christian, I believe in God and science. I believe God created science. I do believe what is greater cannot come from what is lesser , i.e. my reason to believe. It starts there and grows with a lot of strong scientific evidence that really can't be expressed in popular journals due to it being girded so tightly. For anyone interested my favorite Christian science resource is: They have great physicists, biochemists, and philosophers on there that discuss all types of scientific happenings.
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2012
  27. Bbutterfly

    Bbutterfly 5+ Year Member

    Jan 31, 2012
    Thank you so much for that website!!

    I second your train of thoughts!!!!

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