The Search for the “Welcoming Local”

A Theology of Place, Hospitality, and Neighborliness Part I

William R Horne
The Kingdom Dreamers
6 min readFeb 11, 2023

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The Block — Fremont, OH

When I was 12 years old, my family moved from the small village of Walden, Colorado (Population: 890 during my time) to the rural Midwestern town of Fremont, Ohio (home of Hall of Famer Charles Woodson). Moving to a new place is always challenging. Between meeting new people, learning the culture, to…

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William R Horne
The Kingdom Dreamers

Putting up writing reps while trying to evoke and nourish new ways of seeing God, ourselves, others, and the world.