School’s Out For Summer

Jun 28, 2017  |     |   General

     For children who rely on school meals, summer is not a time for joy and freedom.  It’s a time for hunger.  Did you know that one in five children in the United States i...

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The Heart of Jesus

Jun 26, 2017  |     |   General

     As I looked down at his feet, I saw blisters and cuts, and my heart immediately felt heavy.  That heaviness soon became lighter, when one of the volunteers bent over to put a ...

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Double the Salvation

Jun 23, 2017  |     |   General

     Last week, I was passing out medications to our guests, and it seemed like time was barely moving.  After an hour, one of my fellow staff members brought his son who is in the...

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Mission Update

Jun 22, 2017  |     |   General

     It seems like a lot of days at Open Door Mission don’t quite go as planned.  But I am grateful that when unforeseen ministry opportunities present themselves, we have leader...

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Blessing Bags

Jun 19, 2017  |     |   General

     Often while you’re out and about, traveling down busy roads, you may see a homeless person at an intersection.  Usually they have a backpack filled with their belongings...

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Microwave Message

Jun 16, 2017  |     |   General

     Each Sunday morning I get the opportunity to share a “Microwave Message” with the men in our Emergency Shelter.  This is a quick message, quick and to the point, with a lo...

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The Promise of God’s Plan

Jun 13, 2017  |     |   General

     Attending Open Door Mission’s last Graduation ceremony was so uplifting to me.  Hearing the testimonies and watching the graduates speak with their heads held high is a ...

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A Moment of Unity

Jun 12, 2017  |     |   General

     “Ms. Jessica,” he shouted.  As I turned around, I was greeted by a resident of the North Omaha community.  With a smile on his face, he started helping us hand out sa...

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Amazing Grace!

Jun 9, 2017  |     |   General

     Amazing grace, how sweet the sound!  Las week I was doing case management with a man named Jason.  He knew about Jesus, having been raised in a religious atmosphere. &nbs...

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