July 31, 2013  |     |   General

 Amber…our receptionist extraordinaire Psalm 112:7 7 They will have no fear of bad news;    their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord. There is a pop...

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July 30, 2013  |     |   General

We are volunteers at the Open Door Mission.  Prior to our retirement from full time employment we discussed where we wanted to invest some time and energy.  Open Door Mission has been a part...

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God Sees the lost

July 28, 2013  |     |   General

God sees the lost and broken and often comes and meets them right where they are.  The story of Genesis 16 of Hagar and Sarai remind me of this.  Hagar was treated very badly by he...

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The Power of Prayer

July 27, 2013  |     |   General

When the Timberlake Outreach Center’s lovely receptionist has a day off during the week I like to jump in when I don’t have guest to meet with and cover the front desk.  Doing that puts me to...

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What is a Missionary?

July 26, 2013  |     |   General

In the first week of orientation after I started working here at the mission I was told that it was my job to become a missionary to the homeless. I thought that this was very interesting because at t...

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A Testimony of Prayer

July 20, 2013  |     |   General

Many of you have heard me say that I love my job; I have given many reasons why I love what I do here at the Open Door Mission.  But one of the things I love the most is the opportunity to share ...

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Wildlife Storyteller

July 18, 2013  |     |   General

At the Open Door Mission Lydia House two-thirds of our children are under 10 years old.  For these young children, bedtime can be a nightly struggle.  Even more difficult is when a family ha...

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Stewardship of God’s Gifts

July 17, 2013  |     |   General

 My name is Sue King and I work in the Development Department in the Administration building. My main job duties are to open the mail daily, enter donations into our data system, and go through t...

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Woulda Coulda Shouda

July 14, 2013  |     |   General

“Woulda coulda, shouda” is probably a feeling we all have had from time to time. It has been muttered countless times at Garland Thompson Men’s Center and Rebuilding Lives Center. Positive oppor...

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Loving What I Do…

July 13, 2013  |     |   General

   The Open Door Mission hosts a birthday party every month. Everyone comes to celebrate all the birthdays that past in the month. I am lucky enough to host that birthday party every month. ...

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