Month: November 2018

The Armor of God

My name is William Knudsen. I was born in April of 1969. The first 10 years of my life I Witnessed and was subjected to mental, physical, and sexual abuse and violence no child should ever see; as well as the death of my mother, due to drugs and alcohol. As a result of this,

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Thank You

Thank you so much for awarding me with a vehicle. Having my own transportation to and from my new job is a real blessing. It makes my life so much easier. I know that there is a lot of responsibility that comes along with the car and I am praying that I will use it

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Friends of the Mission with Terry

Friends of the Mission is always a fun time with lunch provided by our community kitchen chefs, getting to hear first hand what is happening at Open Door Mission and also a testimony from one of the men or women in the New Life Recovery Program. A big thank you to Terry for sharing his

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Above and Beyond

A few weeks ago, we hosted our annual Chick-Fil-A canned food drive, where you receive a free Chick-Fil-A sandwich for three canned goods. This is Marty at the Chick-Fil-A in Papillion. A customer gave him money to buy some cans for us…last week. So Marty went out during his lunch break to buy cans for

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New Vehicle

Please join me in congratulating and praying for Kelly & Jennifer as they received a vehicle today!  This is super exciting and will really help create some new opportunities for this family! Amy Harvey Community Relations Director

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Lydia House Success Story

One of our past guest’s stopped by the Lydia House, today. She wanted us to know that she appreciates the Lydia House. She has stayed sober since she left, has her own apartment and job. She has custody of her children. She also graduated the Hero program at Stephen’s Center. She told Shelly numerous times

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Timberlake Outreach Center

Thank you to those staff members who have joined us in guest services this past week. So many have been blessed through you. Thank you! I just  want to share something that I overheard yesterday. George has checked in guests all day. At the end he Was thanking a volunteer for her help in the

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From Dark to Light

I came to the Open Door Mission February 14, 2018. That was the day I had enough of what I now call, “the old me.” I no longer recognized who I was anymore. I had transformed slowly into a person who was ashamed of the person I had become. I was as far as I

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Providing Hope

Once living at Open Door Mission, Kristi is now helping others in need at Open Door Mission…Providing Hope for a Changed Life. Maggie Cope  Gift In Kind Coordinator

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Sons and Daughters of God

This is the season when it gets tough. Some days for our guests, and some  are tough on staff. I can’t tell you how important it is to be filled up with the word of God on a daily basis. As I was spending time with the Father last night, he shared something with me

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