Calling All Yuccies!

BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Since the early, formative stages of Threshold 2.0, the editors have held fast to the vision of communicating Open Door’s life-changing grace in new and creative ways. We dream large and wide by seeking to build a ministry that makes full use of the gifted and talented people in our congregation.…

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Welcome Guide to ODPC

BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Visiting a church for the first time can be an intimidating experience for anyone, especially if you’re new to the area or don’t know many people from the start.  Many of us hear about different churches through our friends or by word of mouth, but may feel lost after attending an…

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The Dream of a Common Language

BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD I recently had the opportunity to cross the green ocean (i.e. our turf field) between our English-speaking congregation (EC), Korean-speaking congregation (KC), and now our Student Ministry Center (SMC) buildings and participate in the KC-sponsored ODPC Band Academy. ODPC Band Academy is a week-long summer intensive program that teaches both newcomers and…

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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…

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Happy (Digital) Easter!

BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Let the Children Come to Me 13 And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom…

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