12. Not Going to Church

Chris has been going to church every Sunday he was four years old. His parents were religious and wanted Chris to follow in their . His dad was a pastor, and his mom a choir leader. Chris always felt like he in the middle. He didn't particularly love or Christianity.

Chris learned about other religions in his class. He learned about Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, and . After learning about other religions, Chris wanted to to Buddhism. He felt like he could relate it better. One Sunday, he told his parents was not going to church. They were shocked angry. They told him that if he did go to church, they would take away all from him. Chris was okay with that. He his parents his cell phone, video game console, laptop.

When his parents came back from church, wanted to have a long conversation with Chris. told them why he didn't want to go church anymore. He explained what Buddhism was, and he wanted to convert. His parents tried to him that Christianity was better. It was useless. made his decision.