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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The Urgency For You

By |2019-05-01T17:39:03+00:00April 16th, 2019|Church, Leadership Development, Missions|

Season of Division If you were to turn in your Bible to the books of Samuel and Kings you would read about a period of almost 500 years when the nations Israel and Judah were struggling with a disobedience that led to an incredible missed opportunity that altered the future of the nations. They split [...]

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Worship is NOT Music

By |2019-03-27T16:13:00+00:00March 27th, 2019|Church, Leadership Development|

Worship is NOT Music If you have gone to church just once in your life, you would probably know quickly that churches sing songs. As a church body, we sing to God declaring how ​worthy​ He is of all our praise. This is good... However, if we are not taught correctly, we will end up [...]

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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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Pastor Jackson’s Dream of Sewing Classes

By |2019-02-27T14:57:08+00:00February 5th, 2019|Church, Education|

Experience Teams What many call 'missions trips,' we call Experience Teams. These experience teams are never the same. Though, sometimes the same people come on these trips. Sometimes we have the same translators, the same destinations in Haiti, and more often than not, we eat a lot of rice, beans and chicken for dinner. Through [...]

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10 KEY Elements of Effective Leadership

By |2019-02-08T13:06:36+00:00February 5th, 2019|Church, Leadership Development|

Sacrificial Leadership Effective leadership starts with sacrifice. In Romans 12, Paul writes about offering ourselves as a ​living sacrifice​ to God. Paul says it clearly in Romans 12:1, “And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you ​to give your bodies to God​ because of all he has done for you. Let them be [...]

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Is The Church Doing What We Are Supposed To?

By |2019-01-03T15:24:32+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Church, Leadership, Partnership|

Setting Goals We’ve all done it before. We go into the new year with big hopes and dreams and with new goals, and then we fail to actually follow through and DO what we intended. The reason is simple. We forget and fail to pray and plan! Planning is critical. Prayer is essential! Those with [...]

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Building Up Your Ministry Teams with Gratitude

By |2018-11-28T16:44:50+00:00November 6th, 2018|Church, Leadership|

Did You Fill The Engine With Gratitude? Ministry cannot and should not happen without praise - it is supposed to be a form of worship in and of itself, an overflow of thanks and action in response to the love of Christ! So, if we are not praising…there may be a “check engine” light on [...]

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LENT: Give It Up and Give It Away

By |2014-03-06T04:48:12+00:00March 6th, 2014|Church, CPR-3, Easter, God, Lent, passion, Uncategorized|

Lent has begun....Yesterday was the first of 40 days of something Christian. Jesus modeled the concept. He gave up His life so that you could have life. He offers to all the free gift of eternal life. If you are giving up something for Lent this year, would you consider giving up something that also [...]

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