Search for Significance

Sep 26, 2011  |     |   General

I have the honor and great pleasure of teaching a class called “Search for Significance” for our clients. It is a wonderful experience for me and I hope it is a blessing for them. I am constantly ...

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Baby bird fell out of nest

Sep 23, 2011  |     |   General

One day as I was walking into the Men’s center I noticed a baby bird on the ground; 2men that witnessed the event stated, it fell out the nest and continued walking by it without any concern. This s...

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Singing in the Rain

Sep 21, 2011  |     |   General

If you came to our Walk-A-Thon this past Sunday you’ll know it was raining all morning, sometimes downpour!I was one of the guide-walkers that day. Our assignment is to guide a group of walkers ...

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Shining the Light of Jesus

Sep 16, 2011  |     |   General

As this is being posted, our three children are flying from Branson, MO to visit some popular theme parks located in central Florida. This has been a lifelong dream for them, and it is coming true tha...

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God is Changing Lives

Sep 13, 2011  |     |   General

We have a woman who has been here at the Lydia House several months and has struggled with her addiction the entire time. She’s been abusing drugs for many years and this is the longest she’s been...

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Changing Seasons

Sep 12, 2011  |     |   General

As far back as I can remember the changing of the seasons have produced profound effects on me, and none more drastically than the Fall. My attitude changes and I drift into some kind of unexplainable...

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Being a Blessing to others

Sep 9, 2011  |     |   General

My primary responsibility at Open Door Mission is to fill the Lydia House. This involves a great deal of paper work and an intense attention to detail. It is easy at times to get wrapped up in the pap...

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I Think I Can

Sep 6, 2011  |     |   General

“I think I Can” That was her motto after 4 months on the New Life Program. She started to believe in herself and trusting God. Doors were opening up for her. Michelle graduated the program...

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How Far Will You Go

Sep 3, 2011  |     |   General

Case management is a significant service we provide our men – it the Gospel in shoe leather. For one man, named Dennis, who has been at the Mission for over six years, aimless and mentally unable to...

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