Mark’s Testimony

July 31, 2017  |     |   General

     I started using drugs at the age of 12 and have had problems with alcohol and drugs most of my life. It has kept me from having any kind of normal life and has gotten me arrested n...

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Daily Life at the Mission

July 27, 2017  |     |   General

     Have you ever wondered what the men and women in Open Door Mission’s life-changing programs do on a daily basis? Well, each day is filled with activity for each of them. The Jour...

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Three Baptisms

July 26, 2017  |     |   General

     I take some guys with me to Sojourn Baptist Church on Sundays. Last Sunday, two of them were baptized! These two men are growing in Christ and doing well in the program. Pray for D...

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The Name we Carry

July 20, 2017  |     |   General

     We all have names that we carry. We have best friends, family, brands we like, coffee we drink, favorite foods we eat…the list goes on. The question is, what name are you carryin...

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A Graduate’s Testimony

July 19, 2017  |     |   General

     I started this journey to sobriety in a treatment facility in Des Moines, Iowa, where I was kicked out for drinking. This led me to the emergency room, where I spent several days r...

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Armor of God

July 18, 2017  |     |   General

     Every Thursday morning, it’s a delight to lead a devotional time with the men at Garland Thompson Men’s Center. One morning, we talked about putting on the Armor of God...

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God’s Word

July 17, 2017  |     |   General

     Have you ever sat down to read the Bible and felt like you were trying to force something to happen? I have. I’ve opened my Bible before, closed my eyes, opened to a particular p...

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An Encouraged Witness

July 13, 2017  |     |   General

     I have had the privilege to be part of the restructuring plan at Timberlake Outreach Renovations at the Timberlake Outreach Center continue tomove along wonderfully! Center. Throug...

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A Personal Relationship

July 12, 2017  |     |   General

     Last night I met with Matthew. He grew up Catholic, as I did, so we had an instant connection.  He started sharing about his struggle to understand that just knowing about Jes...

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Fun on the Fourth

July 11, 2017  |     |   General

     We had such a fun time on last week on the Fourth of July!  All of the residents at the Permanent Supportive Housing building got together for an indoor picnic, fellowship, an...

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Free Furniture and Fresh Food

July 7, 2017  |     |   General

     Due to store renovations, Open Door Mission is offering free furniture and free fresh vegetables, fruits, and breads at our Timberlake Outreach Center every Wednesday and Friday du...

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