Jesus, Our High Priest
November 29th, 2023
By Joy Kimbril: During the series on Hebrews, I wanted to read through the book of Hebrews along with the messages. As I was reading, I purposed to choose at least one verse from each chapter that stood out to me....
The Faith Chapter
November 27th, 2023
By Christy Hubbard: I once heard Hebrews 11 called “The Faith Chapter.” Hebrews 11:1 is one of the first verses that stuck with me when I recommitted my life to Christ as a young adult. ...
Thank You, God
November 24th, 2023
By Theresa Golden: Thanksgiving is a truly special time of year. It’s always been one of my favorite holidays. Unlike Christmas, it’s not about being thankful for what we are given; it’s about being thankful for what we already have. And we have been given so much....
Passing the Baton
November 22nd, 2023
By Pastor Scott Conner: I was reminded at our TFAC meeting this week that a part of my ministry at Opendoor is to lean into the lives of younger staff and volunteers to encourage and train them to take on a greater portion of the ministry of the Opendoor family. ...
November 20th, 2023
By Elliotte Pearson: Hebrews Chapter 11 is considered the “faith chapter.” We start with a definition of what faith is and then we have examples of what that looks like throughout the Old Testament. ...
You've Got to Have Faith
November 17th, 2023
By Theresa Golden: I’d like to think that I’m a woman of faith. In my prayers, I tell God I trust Him all the time.......
November 15th, 2023
By Mary Beth Barefoot: What words do you think of when you think of God? Do you think of the word Father? The word Friend? Joy? Peace? Wisdom? What comes to mind when you think of Him?...
Our Most Important Resource
November 13th, 2023
By Theresa Golden: A couple of years ago, our staff read the book Strengths Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie and also took a test to find out what our top five strengths were.......
November 10th, 2023
By Miranda Braden: There is always something we are praying for or against, that thing that weighs heavy on our heart. Loneliness, old shame, sickness, a new house, a better car, a reliable friend - What is that thing for you? ...
Be the Light
November 8th, 2023
By Pastor Nikki Bailey: Some of my favorite moments can be found on fall evenings after the sun goes down, sitting in front of a cozy fire with a blanket wrapped around my legs and a cup of coffee in hand. ...
Free to Commune
November 6th, 2023
By Rachael Wynne: The simplicity of the elements, the bread and the wine. The complexity of what Jesus really did when His body was broken for me. Nearly every verse I read in the book of Hebrews points me back to those things and reminds me of the power of communion and remembering what Jesus did....
November 3rd, 2023
By Theresa Golden: Peace - To some, it may mean a quiet ride in the car without children fighting or complaining. To others, it may mean sitting on a sandy beach with a good book....
Rest? How Do I Do That?
November 1st, 2023
By Pastor Tyler Braden: A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to share on the topic of rest in our Hebrew series. I encourage you to go back and listen to it here if you haven’t already. The main focus of the message, and what we believe as followers of Jesus, is that Jesus is our Sabbath Rest....
Jesus the Priest-King
October 30th, 2023
By Steve Miller: In the beginning, there was a garden, a beautiful garden where God and man shared a pure relationship with each other, just the way that God intended. We all know how that developed. From that point on, the Bible holds a litany of attempts by God to restore that relationship....
Standing on God's Promises
October 27th, 2023
By Theresa Golden: Parenting is a funny thing. We have an unspoken code of conduct that naturally forms within us without ever being taught. As smooth as we think we’re being, it doesn’t take long for our children to catch on. ...
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