The Way Out

July 29, 2009  |     |   General

If you have ever heard the term, “Such a time as this,” that is what it is like at the Open Door Mission. More than ever lives are being changed by the help of others. As men and women come to the...

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Farm Credit Services

July 27, 2009  |     |   General

Farm Credit Services Is Filling Up the Racks for Back-to-School Bash What a blessing to go to Farm Credit Services of America on Monday July 20th. It was a rainy day, but the employees at Farm Credit ...

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Return of the Lost Sheep

July 25, 2009  |     |   General

As a Volunteer Associate, I get the privilege of working alongside many generous and hard-working volunteers on a daily basis. Although I have only been working here at Open Door Mission for 2 short w...

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The Secret of the Watermelon

July 24, 2009  |     |   General

Today was such a wonderfully blessed day here at the Open Door Mission. We received a generous donation of watermelon that is being used for a yummy dessert here at dinnertime. The watermelon got me t...

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Mission of Mercy

July 23, 2009  |     |   General

On Friday the 10th of July, 18 residents of the Open Door Mission were blessed with free Dental work through the Mission of Mercy program run by the Nebraska Dental Association. The day was long but a...

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Psalm 35:28

July 22, 2009  |     |   General

Greetings from the Lydia House This is Angela, overnight supervisor for the ladies and families. Wow! The house is full of praises. Last time I wrote about one of our residents having extreme faith, w...

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Count Your Blessings

July 21, 2009  |     |   General

If you have food in the fridge, clothes on your back, a roof over your head and a place to sleep tonight, you’re better off than 75% of the people in this world. If you woke up this morning—yo...

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The Optimist Creed

July 19, 2009  |     |   General

Friday morning I had the privilege of speaking to the Omaha Breakfast Optimist Club. It was a wonderful time where not only did I enjoy a nice breakfast, but I could share about Open Door Mission. At ...

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Lutheran Church of the Master

July 17, 2009  |     |   General

Today I had the privilege of joining the Lutheran Church of the Mater at the closing program for their VBS. They had 250 children that attended the week long Vacation Bible School. Their theme was “...

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No small undertaking!

July 17, 2009  |     |   General

Picture a large room filled with 30, 40, maybe 50 people. They are seated in groups of 6 or 8 around large, round tables. They vary in age. Some were born at the tail-end of the 20th century. Others w...

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