And my exposure to Christianity goes way back to my childhood. The one thing I wanted to be as a child was a missionary. I wanted to be an evangelist and share t…When the Church Kicked Me Out, This Is Where I Went1.2K12Sam McKenzie Jr.Darren StehleJan 10, 2018·1 min readAs a boy I was an alter boy. Then an usher, then as an early teenager, a lector. I was seriously considering the priesthood until I started to question how I could be myself in an institution of people who said I was different and wrong.