Thoughts from the School Yard

Mar 30, 2020  |     |   General

I am blessed to speak to schools in the metro area on the topic of homelessness. and poverty. The students write me notes about what they learned and how the information has affected them. I am always...

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Bibles and Bible Story Books

Mar 27, 2020  |     |   General

As a Gospel Rescue Mission, Open Door Mission shares the gospel with all ages of our guests. There is a great program for the children every Monday and Thursday evening. Lead by Miss Tara the children...

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Resurrection Eggs

Mar 25, 2020  |     |   General

As Easter approaches children (and adults) often get caught up in the idea of the Easter Bunny with baskets of goodies and lots of candy. Helping children to understand the true meaning of Easter can ...

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Divine Encounters

Mar 23, 2020  |     |   General

Last week at Timberlake Outreach Center we had the opportunity to serve over 500 families, It was a busy place but God has divine encounters. We (staff) have the privilege to pray with our guests, t...

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Spring-A Season of Renewal

Mar 20, 2020  |     |   General

Spring is God’s way of saying, ‘One more time!’ — Robert Orben At Open Door Mission it can be Spring any time of the year. The reason is because we are all about “new life” in ...

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Where is Your Treasure?

Mar 18, 2020  |     |   General

At Open Door Mission are treasures are found in our volunteers and donors. The outpouring of love and compassion that comes from the community is often unbelievable. New toys at Christmas, Easter bask...

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Easter Reminder

Mar 11, 2020  |     |   General

Easter is just around the corner and Open Door Mission wants to make sure all our guests, from the children to adults are part of the celebration. We give out Easter baskets to all the children living...

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Prayer Changes Lives

Mar 6, 2020  |     |   General

Today is the World Day of Prayer. My world of prayer revolves around Open Door Mission. Prayer hems everyday at the Mission. Everyone understands the value of prayer, staff, guests and even our donors...

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Hug a GI Day

Mar 4, 2020  |     |   General

Today is Hug a GI day, but we need to do more than just hug them to show our appreciation. Open Door Mission is proud to be a “Veteran’s First” housing center. The number of homeless vets is ris...

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Peanut Butter!

Mar 2, 2020  |     |   General

Who doesn’t love a peanut butter sandwich? PB & J is a staple of the school lunchroom and homeless shelters.  Why is peanut butter a favorite food? Peanut nuts are a great source of protein and...

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