Feb 27, 2010  |     |   General

I joined the staff of the Garland Thompson Men’s Center several weeks ago, leaving a trade I had been involved in for thirty one years. As a volunteer for Open Door Mission for many years, I thought...

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Feb 26, 2010  |     |   General

LaDonna is a single mother of two and a recent graduate of the WorkNet and New Life Programs. She learned skills in WorkNet career planning that showed her how to market herself on paper, over the pho...

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Feb 25, 2010  |     |   General

The Open Door Mission’s Permanent Supportive Housing is designed to assist families and individuals as they move from homelessness to independent housing. Supportive housing serves as a foundation f...

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Ultra Chic Prom Boutique

Feb 23, 2010  |     |   General

Do you need a prom dress, bridesmaid gown, or other formal attire for a special event? All dresses will be sold for just $20.00 a piece!(Proceeds will be benefit Lydia House.) In addition to the aweso...

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Employment Opportunities

Feb 22, 2010  |     |   General

We are growing at Open Door Mission which means we are looking for a few good candidates to join our team. We are expanding our Garland Thompson Men’s Center, serving 300+ homeless men. We have ...

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Feb 20, 2010  |     |   General

Valentine’s Day is all about love, and we sure saw an outpouring of that here at Open Door Mission. If you remember last Sunday, we all looked out the window to see the snow blowing around. The snow...

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He Covers Our Needs

Feb 19, 2010  |     |   General

In these uncertain economic times, we hear often of the hardships people are facing. Truth is, history attests that no matter the year or the socio-economic conditions, need is an ever present conditi...

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Lesson for the Day

Feb 18, 2010  |     |   General

Jesus talked about helping the poor and needy in Matthew 25:35-40 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited ...

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Feb 17, 2010  |     |   General

There is no way we can ever comprehend the fullness of GOD’S love. However, by His grace, sometimes we are the recipient to glimpses of our Savior’s goodness. As I worked in my office the other da...

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John Lindsey – Case Manager

Feb 16, 2010  |     |   General

Hi, my name is John Lindsey, and I am the Coordinator for the New Life Recovery Program and the Wellness Connection. I have served at Open Door Mission for ten years as a mental health therapist. My n...

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Feb 13, 2010  |     |   General

Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, I just want to talk about the Love of God. Although I know my mind cannot comprehend the depth of His love, I definitely experience and see it everyday at the Miss...

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Braving the Storms of Life

Feb 11, 2010  |     |   General

One of Max Lucado’s earliest books is called “In the Eye of the Storm : A Day in the Life of Jesus”. If this is not a book you have read, I would encourage you to pick it up and read it. Like mo...

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Life at the New Lydia House

Feb 10, 2010  |     |   General

What a blessing it is to be blogging while sitting in my office at the new Lydia House building! Almost daily I am brought to tears of joy, when I see our women and families enjoying the lovely facili...

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