Why I Became “God Boy” | Woven Words and Thoughts

Dan Barnes

Dan Barnes

I had a life transforming experience during the summer between my 7th and 8th grade years, and as a result I became a sold out believer in Jesus Christ. I was already a believer at the time, but my life began to reflect it in many ways. I hung Christian posters (little ones) in my locker, wore Christian tshirts and listened to Christian music. As a result, I was teased and mocked for my faith, I was called God Boy and Church Boy. No one ever called me Jesus Freak, it would have been much cooler, but I was teased anyway. In my years of Middle School and High School, I had friends who were believers, some who weren’t believers, but no one asked me why. No one asked me why I chose to take the mocking and teasing and continue to wear my Christian shirts and listen to my Christian music. So, I want to take a minute to answer the question that no one really wanted to ask. Continue reading →

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