Month: March 2019

St Robert Bellarmine Religious Class

I love sharing with students of all ages. On Wednesday evening it was my joy and privilege to share about Open Door Mission with the religious class students at St Robert Bellarmine. As you can see by the pictures there were 2 good size groups. There were lots of questions, even from the adults. The

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How May I Help You?

We all get phone calls that make us shake our head or wonder if the person on the other end understands exactly what they  are asking. Tara answers the Open Door Mission main phone line 5 days a week. She gets some very interesting requests, some are funny and some just make us wonder…do they

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Taking Time

One day at the Mission, a staff member from the Garland Thompson Men’s Center brought a family to the Lydia House. The family included a grandfather, father, daughter, and her two children. They came because father wanted help for his daughter who was struggling with drug abuse. Two of our Lydia House staff members were able

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A Salvation Story

Last week at shift change, we ended with a word of prayer. In the prayer, we boldly asked God to save someone here at Open Door Mission that night. Shortly after our meeting, the Garland Thompson Men’s Center Director, Pat McKernan, met with one of the newer men in our New Life Recovery Program. He had

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What Does your House Say?

If someone was to walk through your house, what would it say about you? Would they see toys? Would they see family clutter? Would they see signs of a pet? Would they see remotes and a variety of movies? Would they see Jesus? The presence of Jesus in a home is vital to Christian growth.

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