Unexpected Surprise

Jul 31, 2014  |     |   General

I came home from work the other day and was welcomed by an unexpected surprise. My window air-conditioner had frozen up sometime during the day, and my apartment was like a furnace when walked in. I d...

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Blessing in Disguise

Jul 30, 2014  |     |   General

As I opened the door to my interview, I had no idea what to expect. Having never so much as stepped foot on the Open Door Mission campus, my knowledge was limited to my church’s clothing and food dr...

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Life Change!

Jul 29, 2014  |     |   General

When the Holy Spirit moves in a person who wants to change their life, the changes you start to see are amazing. First, it is the twinkle in their eyes, and then visible changes start happening. The h...

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Every Day a Blessing

Jul 28, 2014  |     |   General

Every Day a Blessing Working at Open Door Mission is a blessing every day. We have the wonderful opportunity to express our love for Jesus and more importantly His love for us all. We are free to spea...

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God Has All Power

Jul 25, 2014  |     |   General

While in college, I never planned to end up back in Omaha. I grew up in Bellevue, and went to college at Wayne State in Northeastern Nebraska. After moving away for college, I realized how much I love...

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Why I love my job

Jul 22, 2014  |     |   General

  I love being in ministry at the Open Door Mission’s serving God first in my daily tasks, meeting the needs of the diversity of people we serve, and working alongside awesome volunteers and do...

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Beat The Heat!

Jul 16, 2014  |     |   General

My name is Beatrice and I have worked in Open Door Mission’s Volunteer Department for just over a year.  Experiencing each month of the year at ODM has blessed me with a more comprehensive unde...

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What is God calling you to?

Jul 8, 2014  |     |   General

What is God Calling You To?   I once heard a sermon comparing the lives of Paul and Jonah.  Each of them had callings on their lives.  Paul surrendered wholeheartedly, once his eyes wer...

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Keep your eyes and heart open

Jul 7, 2014  |     |   General

Hello!  My name is Joshua, I am the Gift In Kind Director. I am 26​years old, and have been with the Mission for a year and a half now.  When I first started​ I was blown away at the amo...

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A Simple Bouguet of Flowers

Jul 5, 2014  |     |   General

As a volunteer coordinator I work at the Timberlake Outreach Center quite a bit. It is impossible to know the needs of every single person that walks through our doors. The great thing is we serve a G...

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Sometimes the Boat Rocks…

Jul 4, 2014  |     |   General

Sometimes the Boat Rocks… I remember taking an afternoon sailing course near Santa Monica, CA. The instructors put us in a mini sailboat and told us to make figure 8’s to teach us how to handle th...

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Growth and Change

Jul 3, 2014  |     |   General

Many of our guests are broken and need the love of God to help with their restoration process.  I find myself sharing with them the wisdom that I’ve acquired along my journey in life.  Gro...

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Confident of this…

Jul 2, 2014  |     |   General

“…being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” My name is Bethany and I work as the Guest Services Coordinator in ...

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