"I was baptized Christmas Eve 2001. I was six years old, and my family was very active in our local Baptist church in Largo, FL. We were members of a homeschooling co-op group in our church, so we were often there multiple times each week. At home and in our Sunday school class, the stories of Scripture were recounted to me, and I was taught to memorize important Bible verses. I developed a deep love of God’s Word and was instilled with a zeal for evangelism. I wanted to talk about Jesus with anyone who would listen.
I entered the public school system in fifth grade, and the following
year my family moved to Tennessee, the 'buckle of the Bible Belt.' Two
unfortunate and, these days, increasingly common things happened to me
during middle school: I developed an addiction to pornography, and my
parents got divorced. After that, my family stopped going to church, and
I was very upset: I remember crying and wondering why we no longer
In a recent commentary, lected on his conversion story.
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