Stories of Hope

February 24, 2012  |     |   General

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview one of Open Door Mission’s graduates to write a story for the latest issue of The Open Door newsletter. It’s amazing to see how far someone can come wi...

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Faith Like A Child

February 20, 2012  |     |   General

Working at Open Door Mission, I deal with a number of folks through the course of any given day. My job like so many others around here is about laughing one minute and dealing with full blown crisis ...

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The Fruit of the Spirit

February 17, 2012  |     |   General

A few weeks ago the Children and Youth Director, Rachel Fisher, came to me and asked if she could borrow my office tree for an object lesson. When she returned it a few days later it had fruit shaped ...

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God is moving!

February 14, 2012  |     |   General

85 days ago everything changed for me. 85 days ago I accepted my current position at Open Door Mission’s Lydia House. Little did I know that I would be a part of and able to witness incredible l...

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Kingdom Building

February 9, 2012  |     |   General

Hi Greetings in Christ name. My name is Rey Rios and I work at the Garland Thompson Men’s Center. I just want to share my experience of what it is to work here at Open Door Mission. First of all, le...

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Kids Drop Underwear at School!

February 7, 2012  |     |   General

Kids at Hickory Hill Elementary are not afraid to drop (off) their underwear at school…uh…that is new underwear for those in need. Led by the Student Council they collected new underwear and socks...

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Growing Seeds

February 6, 2012  |     |   General

I had the opportunity to take a group of high school girls on Streets of Omaha. This program helps to alleviate peoples budgetary crisis by providing them with sack lunches in their homes or on the st...

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Practice what You Preach

February 1, 2012  |     |   General

As the Families Case Manager at the Lydia House, I meet with the families once a week for Case Management. Last week during a session with a one of my clients, a single mother, mentioned a phrase that...

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