Our desire is to help men transition more effectively into society and, therefore, reduce the recidivism rate.
Our mission is to provide a spiritually, emotionally, and physically safe environment for each man to reach his full potential. Each one is assisted in finding employment to suit his qualifications and is further equipped through practical life skills training.
Replace a self-centered life with a Christ-centered life.
Restore Families, Friendships & Communities.
Renew to a wholesome and productive lifestyle.
Required Discipleship Classes include Understanding Depression; Stepping Into Freedom Group; Anger Management; Character Builder; The Making of a Godly Man; Sexual Abstinence; Basic Finance Skills; Health Education; Computers;and G.E.D. Program.
"I thank God that the old man in me is dead. I'm a new creation in Christ. We serve a God that changes lives. He can change yours." Glen Lomax, Graduated 1/2003
"I've got my life together with God and now I'm having a beautiful, beautiful relationship with Him." Bobby Ray Naylor, Graduated 2/2001
"I let go and let God and He lets me know everyday that He loves me. He does it through people like Nilsa, who shares her love so freely, and Fred, whose heart is as big as Texas. He's a good man, so are the people of Church of the Open Door."
Tommy Helger, Graduated 8/2001
The treatment and recovery services at the House Where Jesus Shines are exclusively religious in nature and are not subject to licensure or regulation by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. This program offers only non-medical treatment and recovery methods, such as prayer, moral guidance, spiritual counseling, and scriptural study.
For more information, please contact us:
Mail: 18320 Gholson Rd. Waco, TX 76705
Application and Requirements