Jacob Oki Ahearn is a first year Master of Divinity student at Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia. He finds joy in music, hiking, and surfing, if there is an ocean nearby.

How Zen Buddhism Helped Me Find Christ
By Jacob Oki Ahearn

In July 2015, after graduating from Lewis & Clark College with a degree in religious studies, I decided to become a resident at a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. I wanted to experience first-hand what Zen Buddhism was about.