Medical students and their faith - being a Christian medic
- By: Helen Barratt
I became a Christian at the age of 12. I'd been brought up in a Christian home, and, having investigated the claims of the faith for myself, I decided it was time to trust Jesus Christ with my life. Coming to university in London was the best thing that ever happened to me. I was spoilt for choice when it came to churches and threw myself into life as a Christian at college. It's also been a privilege to go through the ups and downs of the first few years with a group of close Christian friends.
Sadly, Christianity has a poor image in the United Kingdom and is often treated with a contempt that wouldn't be tolerated if it were directed at any other faith group. It saddens me that so many friends and colleagues have such an animosity towards the faith that is central to my life and