Category: Beyond Horizons

“Coming Out” Monologues: Listen to the Sacred Stories of the LGBTQIA+ Community

Submitted by Sean Langdon, Rocky Mountain Mission Center President A few years ago, my friend Dylan and I attended an event called the “Coming Out” Monologues in Portland, OR. It was an evening of celebration, vulnerability, and courage. Six individuals shared deeply and authentically their Coming Out stories with those gathered. There were tears, there…

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Club Q and Safe Space: Reflections from a Queer Minister

By Sean Langdon “…I’m so sorry to learn of the Colorado Springs shooting. There are just no words anymore…” This was the text I received on Sunday Morning from our Mission Center President Kim Naten. You see, I was at the Beyond Horizons Retreat at Lewis River Campground where cell reception is spotty. So, I…

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Creating Inclusive Space: Why Pronouns Are Important

Written by Sean Langdon & Dylan Weaver Words in regular font written by Sean LangdonWords in bold font written by Dylan Weaver With the rise of online ministries, I have often been asked, “Why does is say “He/Him” next to your name?”. This is a good question! In recent years, you have likely seen more…

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