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Denny Barnes is writer from Virginia that lives in Brooklyn. He is currently working on his MFA at The City College of New York. He likes to write about gay identity and the reality of God at work in the gay christian. 

Recent Posts

Aug 08, 2015

I wonder what life would have been like if I never had to hesitate when I crossed my legs.

Aug 27, 2014

I was baptized a few weeks before my 19th birthday because of the Book of Romans and its assurance that once you come to Christ, your mind is renewed and you are set free from the bondage of sin.

After my baptism, I walked around with my Bible. I told my whole family and strangers about my conversion from atheism. I know I seemed crazy, but I was floored by the concept of God’s promises and his unfathomable, boundless grace. I could not understand how anyone could deny such good news.

Jun 18, 2014

I went for a long walk recently. I woke up early, and I was all ready to be idle in front of the computer for hours when I heard a voice say, “Get out, it’s beautiful.”

This winter was brutal, and I could’ve paid my rent for a few months if I had a dollar for every time I said, “When summer comes, I’m taking advantage.” The voice I heard reminded me of my prior declarations, and by magic, I was out in the beautiful world taking in the most amazing sun I’d seen in months.

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