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Month: January 2019

Salvation

A man named Chuck came to me to ask me about something. Much like the lame man that laid at the temple, who asked Peter and John for something. Peter and John told the man, “Silver and gold have I none but in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk.” That

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Cease Striving

The following is a song written and played at graduation by New Life Recovery Student Joel McGrath: VERSE 1: Let me tell you a story, ‘bout a man, who been lost so long been lookin’ for a song To bring meaning, maybe a new start – to breathe life into an empty cold and broken

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Joyful & Fruitful Chapel

I was asked to do the chapel service yesterday. Joyful singing of hymns, testimonies of God’s goodness and the Gospel was presented from Revelation 21 and 1 John 5. A few men and a lady made professions of faith in Jesus as Lord and Savior and a Bible was given out, all for the glory

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Christmas Blessings

The Open Door Mission team was able to help even on Christmas EVE: A single dad and 15-year-old son who got to Omaha at 1:00 am. we were able to house and provide Christmas gifts. A single mom had all her paperwork and was coming to get gifts for her children. This obviously was new

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God is All Around

Every point of our Mission serves hurting people. I was the line attendant in  the Toy and Joy shop and met a woman we will call Elisa. Elisa had 3 kids and was looking forward to a 4th. Well, that was until last week when she had a miscarriage at 30 weeks. Obviously, grief was

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Overwhelmed

Working in full time ministry, especially during the holidays, can be exhausting. Our work-load is never ending and we can feel overwhelmed. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel like I am failing God when I start feeling overwhelmed. But I am reminded that the Bible tells us that it’s OK that we

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Immanuel – God with Us!

Today I’m at work on Christmas Day.  It’s a reminder we have hope in Jesus Christ.  We celebrate the birth of the perfect Savior who is Immanuel–God with us!  It’s also a reminder that God brings people here to Open Door Mission everyday that do not have this hope, that are searching, wondering what they

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