Being Diligent

Feb 26, 2016  |     |   General

     It is such a pleasure serving the Lord at Open Door Mission, alongside all of my fellow staff members.  I have enjoyed every minute so far of pouring into the men and women in...

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Riverside Reflections

Feb 25, 2016  |     |   General

     I love, love, LOVE my job!  It is a privilege speaking to students, hopefully inspiring them to be more compassionate and caring.  These are reflections from Riverside Hi...

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Planting the Seed

Feb 24, 2016  |     |   General

     At my men’s group last week, I recognized a young man as one of our former guests.  His name is Jesse.  I talked for him for a few minutes, and he told me that the ...

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A Beautiful Moment

Feb 23, 2016  |     |   General

     I wanted to take time to share the beautiful moment captured in this photo.  This is Steve, our volunteer at Timberlake Outreach Center front desk, a loving and caring person....

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Rocker Pose…for Christ!

Feb 22, 2016  |     |   General

“I came here directly from prison.  The photo’s background is of the prison across the street.  It is to represent where I was, and where I am now.  I am so grateful for everyth...

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Encouraging Words

Feb 19, 2016  |     |   General

     What a blessing it is to receive sweet notes of encouragement from our volunteers, donors, supporters, past guests, and friends.  This is a note I received in the mail last mo...

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What God Sees

Feb 18, 2016  |     |   General

     I recently heard Jo Saxton speak at the IF: LOCAL Gathering in Papillion via LiveStream.     She shared this (see image) with us and it was a beautiful reminder of h...

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Blessing to Blessing

Feb 17, 2016  |     |   General

     Years ago when I was a case manager, I served a young family at the Lydia House.  Twenty years later, the mother of this family, Joyce, organized a baby shower at her church t...

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Taco Bell Suprise

Feb 16, 2016  |     |   General

     Last week I went to Taco Bell for dinner.  As I was paying for my meal, Francisco came up to talk to me.  He is one of our graduates from 2015.  We were able to catc...

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An Eye-Opening Tour

Feb 15, 2016  |     |   General

     I wanted to share this personal story of encouragement with you all.  Last week, my grandparents came for their first visit at the Lydia House, and I gave them a tour.  T...

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Servant Leadership

Feb 12, 2016  |     |   General

     And may I present, the President and CEO of Open Door Mission (who will have my neck for sharing this picture!).     What does she do on a Saturday night?  Mop....

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Turned Into Good

Feb 11, 2016  |     |   General

     Sometimes our hearts just need to hear some awesome words of encouragement.  So please let me share some with you today!     Take a moment to think of Jesus Chr...

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