The lighting of a fire!

December 31, 2013  |     |   General

In the Adult Learning Center I see a wide range of educational attainment and ability. We have people that can barely read at a 3rd grade level and then we also have people with a bachelor’s degree....

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Providing Hope for the Homeless

December 27, 2013  |     |   General

One of my favorite things about working at the Open Door Mission is getting to know the staff. This past week while I was in my office responding to emails and getting caught up in all of the Christma...

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God is a redeeming God.

December 17, 2013  |     |   General

It’s funny how God uses you when you least expect.  While on my break I had the privilege of listening to a young woman share with another staff member what is going on in her life.  S...

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Generousity of Others

December 16, 2013  |     |   General

My name is Sarah Erwin, and I serve as the Heartland Hands Coordinator at Open Door Mission. This is my first Christmas season working here, and seeing the great need of others during the holidays has...

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It’s the Little Things

December 13, 2013  |     |   General

It’s the Little Things   As I left for work this morning, I couldn’t help but count my blessings.  It’s the little things in life we so often take for granted…a safe bed, a warm show...

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God’s Presence!

December 11, 2013  |     |   General

The best gift of all is… “God’s PRESENCE” Christmas is the Messiah’s light overcoming darkness “The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the s...

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Learning why you volunteer

December 10, 2013  |     |   General

Leading Volunteer Orientation three times a week provides me with the blessed opportunity of meeting a wide variety of volunteers.  As we tour the campus, my favorite question to ask individuals ...

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A Sense of Belonging

December 3, 2013  |     |   General

    As a Christian, my knowing that I belong to Christ is strengthened as I read His words to his disciples as he was leaving them, “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe&nb...

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