Special Needs in the Church: What Can We Do?

by: Katy Patchett Our mission at Church of the Open Door is to lead people in the adventure of becoming like Christ. God loves all people and He calls us to do the same. We work hard as a church to heed that call. I would like to bring attention to a specific group of...

Identity Crisis: How the Truth Sets us Free

“Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:31-32 NLT So how exactly does truth set us free? Well, lots of ways, but here’s one...

Are You a Fan or a Follower?

This past Sunday, we witnessed history: Super Bowl LI, which included an incredible comeback by the Patriots and made Tom Brady the first ever player to win five Super Bowls.  Before this past Sunday, I can honestly say I had never in my life seen the Atlanta Falcons...

Refugee Ban: What Can We Do?

Last week, our president signed an executive order suspending the American Refugee Program for 120 days, and banning citizens of 7 other countries–Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen– from traveling to the United States for 90 days. Our...

How Jesus Responds to Our Doubt

How many of you have ever had doubts about this whole Christianity thing, maybe about Jesus specifically? Even you fully-committed followers of Jesus, how many of you have ever doubted him, either in word or action? Well, good news, you’re not alone. Throughout the...