How Do We Change A Broken System?

By |2020-06-12T12:55:59+00:00June 12th, 2020|Church Leadership, Dan O'Deens, Justice Is Redemption, Leadership|

How Do We Change A Broken System?  Repentance to Redemption to Relationship ‘A Look At The Life Of The Apostle Paul’ Dan O’Deens – Reflections on June 12, 2020 Well, it starts with me.  Search me O God, and know my heart, see if there be any wicked way in me.  Eugene Peterson says it [...]

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What The Corona Virus Is Teaching The Church

By |2020-05-25T12:47:07+00:00May 25th, 2020|Church, Church Leadership, Dan O'Deens, Discipleship, God, Leadership, Missions, purpose, Purpose Driven, Uncategorized|

BIBLICAL COMMUNITY and MISSION What The Corona Virus Is Teaching The Church Dan O’Deens  /  May 25, 2020 “Not Giving Up Meeting Together” - HEBREWS 10:25 (In Context) v.19  ‘brothers and sisters, we have confidence to enter the Most Holy place by the blood of Jesus’ When Jesus breathed his last and said it is [...]

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Is Your Church Developing Disciples?

By |2019-04-10T17:32:00+00:00April 10th, 2019|Church Leadership, Leadership Development|

Is your Church producing quality disciples? Jesus had crowds follow him around with their feet, but not many people followed with their hearts. They were practically just there for the show. Doesn't that feel like most church attendees nowadays... practically just there for the show? When Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount, [...]

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Growing Small

By |2019-03-22T16:17:19+00:00March 15th, 2019|Church, Church Leadership, Leadership|

Growing Small If you know me, I am a visionary architect with big dreams and strong work ethic.  He gave me an amazing wife and teammate.  GayO and DanO...Go and Do!  The Lord allowed us to start a ‘successful’ church, a ‘successful not for profit organization’ and a ‘successful’ model for equipping and unleashing the [...]

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Breathe Is Thankful For Your Partnership

By |2018-11-20T18:21:24+00:00November 20th, 2018|Church Leadership|

THANKFUL In The 'Little Things' I am always humbled by the simple and little things. Too many times we are enamored with the big gift and the expensive presents. The older I get, the more aware of how small things can make significant change in the world. Tiny things added together can be multiplied to [...]

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How Can My Church Serve The Poor?

By |2018-10-25T17:53:40+00:00October 25th, 2018|Church Leadership, Missions|

POVERTY: The state of those lacking the necessary (or socially acceptable) amount of money or material possessions. Bishop Justice Kojo Bentil says, “The definition of poverty is in three levels: 1.Poverty is the state of your mind. 2. Poverty is the state of your spirit. 3. Poverty is financial mismanagement.” Imagine... Imagine waking up and [...]

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What Is Church Success?

By |2018-10-16T12:27:59+00:00October 16th, 2018|Church Leadership, Partnership|

Return On Investment: Success In the business world success is often driven by Return On Investment (ROI). ROI is such a critical factor to determine where to allocate and invest an organizations resources. Most typically, a business will utilize this in the financial structure of their business. The business will keep throwing money at what [...]

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How Do I Measure My Church’s Health?

By |2018-10-04T16:24:20+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Church Leadership, Relationships|

Measuring Health The truest measurement of any church or organization is when healthy relationships exist within and outside of its walls. (Click to Tweet) Life is meant to be lived with others in community and on mission. When the church embraces LOVE and sees people as first made in God’s image and likeness rather than [...]

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Purpose Driven and P.E.A.C.E. Movements in Haiti or Philadelphia

By |2018-09-18T14:47:58+00:00September 18th, 2018|Church Leadership, Discipleship, Partnership|

As a Pastor I longed for a healthy process to see Joe Pagan turn into Holy Joe.  All of us are committed to the biblical mandate to make disciples, but I have found few that are willing to develop a system to get people to make the necessary commitments to get where they desire. There [...]

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Do I Need A Degree To Become A Pastor Or Missionary?

By |2018-09-13T19:03:02+00:00September 13th, 2018|Church Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Development|

I’m not called to be a pastor. I can’t plant a church. I’m not holy enough to be a missionary. I don’t have my degree. I didn’t go to school for that. I’m a nobody. I don’t have anything of value for anyone… Even if I did, they wouldn’t listen to me. I don’t have [...]

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