[THRIVE! Series]: God in All Circumstances

BY PETER KIM Music is a nigh-universal phenomenon in human culture. It intersects the boroughs of personal life, family, work, peer groups, and fellowship. This organizational system of ordering subdivisions of pitch and time against manipulations of volume and timbre connects disparate cultures, land masses, people groups, and time periods. It has an uncanny, ever-present…

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Interview with Pastor David Rim

THE EDITORIAL BOARD In the midst of completing his tenure with Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Pastor David Rim chatted with the Threshold this past April about teaching theology, serving within the second generation Korean-American church, and transitioning to Open Door. THRESHOLD:  I think some people may be surprised to learn that you have roots…

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2018 ODPC Ministry Directory

BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD It’s almost summertime!  There’s no better opportunity to thrive together in Christ than to participate in one of the many ministries available to us at Open Door.  Serving in ministry is a chance to breathe life into our communities through our identity in Christ and witness anew to our fellow brothers…

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[THRIVE! Series]: Thriving with Money

BY DANNY LEE This past January through March, I had the opportunity to facilitate Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, or FPU, at ODPC with my co-coordinator, Zack Skinner. Along with about thirty ODPC attenders and four folks from the wider community, we learned what God says about handling our finances and how to be good…

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[THRIVE! Series]: Creating with the Creator

BY KAITLIN CHON 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. 3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was…

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[THRIVE! Series]: Samulnori and Me

BY SEBASTIAN WANG My name is Sebastian Wang. I am a professional musician specializing in traditional Korean percussion, known as Samulnori. I grew up in Maryland and have lived there most of my life. I started learning Korean music in 4th grade here in the U.S. Afterwards, I studied at the Korean National University of…

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