Door Holders

n. dohr hohl-der:

One who takes great pleasure in opening the door for others to experience Jesus.

What is a Door Holder?

We use the term “Door Holder” instead of the word “volunteer.” The term is borrowed from Psalm 84:10, which speaks of being a doorkeeper in the house of God:

“Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere;
I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God
than dwell in the tents of the wicked.” 
Psalm 84:10

Door Holders at Passion Conferences and Passion Camp have been on the inside and have experienced God’s glory, and therefore consider it a privilege to stand on the outside and hold the doors for others to come in and experience Jesus. In fact, they would rather hold the door than be anywhere else because their heartbeat has shifted away from themselves and is set on preparing the way for others to have a powerful experience with Jesus.

At Passion, all volunteers are considered Door Holders — not just those who literally hold physical doors! From those who are serving in the background to those serving from the stage, we all share the same heartbeat to open the door for others to experience Jesus.


We are all Door Holders

At the core of being a Door Holder is faith in the One we are serving that shifts the focus off of us. It’s not really about our comfort, our experience, or even us getting to be in any of the sessions. No task is too small, and no ask is too big. As Door Holders, we place others’ needs and experiences above our own because we believe that God can use us as His instruments as we see students encounter Him.

Be a Door Holder at Passion 2025

For His Renown

Passion Conference thrives on Door Holders: those who take great pleasure in opening the door for others to experience Jesus. If you are over the age of 25 we invite you to submit a Door Holder application today for one or both gatherings for Passion 2025.

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Be a Door Holder at Passion Camp

That We May

Join us July 8 - 12 in Dayton Beach, Florida for Passion Camp! There are numerous ways for you to serve the Middle School and High School students! If you are 18 or older and interested in serving at Passion Camp, click here to learn more and complete your Door Holder application.

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