A Christmas Adventure

Our mission here at Church of the Open Door is “Leading people on the adventure of becoming like Christ,” and I just absolutely love that word adventure. I love this idea of following Christ being something daring and exhilarating, unknown even. Everyone’s adventure...

Why Christmas Serve?

There must be something in the air around Christmas time because everybody seems to want to be more generous. Something shifts and we start to care just a little bit more about each other. We volunteer at soup kitchens and holiday meal events, we buy food for people...

What Does Orphan Care Really Look Like?

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. Matthew 28:19-20...

Flood Relief in Louisiana

What happened? From August 11th-14th, Baton Rouge experienced unprecedented rainfall, resulting in flooding like the city had never seen before. In some places, water levels reached four feet or higher, leaving behind mud and debris that, even now over a month later,...