The Missing Piece

Sep 16, 2019  |     |   General

Did you ever have a hard time fitting all the pieces of life together? Do you ever think you will never get all your ducks together, much less in a row? Do you ever have doubts that God just may not k...

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Blessed to Volunteer

Sep 13, 2019  |     |   General

Recently I made a new friend, Delphin. She came into Administration building looking for a place to volunteer. I happily sent her over to help at the Kitchen. (They can always use help 9-11, making sa...

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We Are All Rescues

Sep 9, 2019  |     |   General

Recently a friend sent the attached picture to me. I laughed and enjoyed the irony. I have 2 rescue cats that feel I belong to them. The more I looked at the picture I began see that there is a lot of...

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Read A Book

Sep 6, 2019  |     |   General

Today is Read a book Day…so make an effort to take time to read, for yourself and to your children. Reading is magical…it can transport you to a different time period, introduce you to fascinating...

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Break Fast for Breakfast

Sep 4, 2019  |     |   General

Open Door Mission serves over 3,000 meals daily, some of those meals are breakfast. It is especially important for children to eat breakfast. Growing children need the minerals and vitamins found in f...

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Who do You Labor For?

Sep 2, 2019  |     |   General

“…do not show ill will toward the needy among your fellow countrymen and give them nothing. Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the LORD your God will ...

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Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

Aug 30, 2019  |     |   General

Evelyn from the Timberlake Outreach Center is sharing a special moment of guest/staff interaction that makes working at Open Door Mission so special. I am so honored and grateful to serve alongside ...

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Does Free Really Help?

Aug 28, 2019  |     |   General

I recently had someone ask me if I really thought we helped people by giving away everything for “free” at the Timberlake Outreach Center (and at Elkhorn and Council Bluffs). My answer was a resou...

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Fathers, Stories of Hope

Aug 26, 2019  |     |   General

Open Door Mission has quite a few men staying here that are fathers. You hear a lot about mothers that are separated from their children and seeking reunification. What people may not know is we have ...

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Be an Angel

Aug 22, 2019  |     |   General

August 22nd is National Be an Angel Day. Have you ever thought about how you can be an Angel to someone, maybe even several someones? The joy of being an angel is that you get the blessing too. Being ...

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National Potato Day

Aug 19, 2019  |     |   General

Who doesn’t love potatoes? There are so many varieties of potatoes and ways to fix them, giving a variety of flavors. Nutritionally potatoes are a powerhouse of goodness and gluten free. Did you kno...

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Family Games

Aug 15, 2019  |     |   General

Does your family have a “Game Night” or do you just like getting together to play some outdoor games? In my family it was always fun to work 1,000 piece puzzles together. The families at Lydia Hou...

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Thought Provoking

Aug 13, 2019  |     |   General

I recently read a Letter to the Editor in the Omaha World Herald. The writer pointed out that some people want to make sure that the immigrants are being taken care…housing, clothing, health care, f...

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In the Lions’ Den

Aug 9, 2019  |     |   General

Daniel was a man dedicated to the Lord, even defying a King and his rules. I am not advocating we defy laws that are set in place, but how much do we trust the Lord? Are you willing to go into the lio...

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