Re-Aligning @ Open Door

BY PASTOR JOHN CHA The wheels of your car go through a lot.  Think about it … They travel at 65 miles per hour (or more?).  They drive on super-hot black pavement.  They drive on icy, wet surfaces.  They grind and skid over gravel and pebbles.  They come to a screeching halt once in a…

The Sunday Experience

BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD ‘Maybe it’s a West Coast thing’ was my initial thought when I first heard the term, the “Sunday Experience”.  To me, it sounded vague and gimmicky or a concept fashioned by megachurches to make themselves look relevant or hip.  Because in my mind, there was no such thing as the Sunday…

Daniel DTS

BY ANGELA KIM Daniel Discipleship Training School (Daniel DTS). Many at ODPC have heard about Daniel DTS, while some have not. For those of us that have heard of it before, we know the following basics about it: (1) it’s a class, (2) it takes time, and (3) you learn about how God loves you….

Redeeming #BLESSED

BY PASTOR BRIAN MENDOZA Several weeks ago, one of our college students, Kasy, gave me a heads up that her friend would be coming with her to Open Door to experience church for the first time. This was no surprise coming from Kasy since she regularly invites her sorority friends to visit church with her….

Love This City

BY AEDA CHUNG This year, Open Door Presbyterian Church (ODPC) designated the month of February as Missions Month, with its “Love This City” series. Between May and December of 2015, Pastor Daniel Kim met with many global and local churches to prepare for the launch of this series. After many weeks of corporate prayer and…

Work and Art for the Glory of God

BY JOHN SIM Fifty-five percent:  The percentage of time than an average American will spend on work during the waking hours in any given day.  This translates into over 90,000 hours in a lifetime!  Apart from sleep, work is the single largest activity for which we’ll spend our time. (See here for FlowingData’s mesmerizing time…