About Me

I am a twenty-something who longs to see the world, but Minnesota is the only place I've called home. I love to read, but often find myself mindlessly scrolling Facebook. I love to learn, but I hate school. I care deeply for people, but rarely tell them so. I desire to speak up and act out, but I'm crippled by fear.

Life is tough and I constantly mess up, but I am deeply loved by a gracious God.

Opening Up is Hard
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Opening Up is Hard

October 30, 2010 — this day holds very special significance for me. It’s the day I first opened up to someone about my same-sex attraction. After I graduated high school, I attended a Christian college in the city. My time there lasted only one year. This college venture placed me in an environment where I […]

YOBcast Episode 007: Attraction
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YOBcast Episode 007: Attraction

What is attraction? Are there variations among physical, emotional, and spiritual attraction — let alone for one gender over another? Join Tom, Elliott, Sam, John, and Will for a lively roundtable discussion on all things relating to attraction. It’s a broad topic, and we cover as much ground as we can within the hour — […]

My Life is a Story Worth Telling
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My Life is a Story Worth Telling

Hi, everyone. You can call me Will. YOB started quite some time ago — and now it’s time for me to get started, too. Praise God! We are here, able to share our stories and what the Father has done for us. I’ve struggled a lot with believing I have much of a story to tell. I […]