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How Do We Change A Broken System?

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 [...]

By |2020-06-28T15:23:37-04:00June 12th, 2020|Church Leadership, Dan O'Deens, Justice Is Redemption, Leadership|Comments Off on How Do We Change A Broken System?

PEACE In The Middle Of Chaos

PEACE In The Middle Of Chaos “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  - Margaret Mead “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try spending the night in a closed room with a mosquito.”  - An [...]

By |2020-06-28T15:24:06-04:00June 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PEACE In The Middle Of Chaos

JADED HEART – I CAN’T BREATHE

JADED HEART By Dan O’Deens   Oppressed and enraged, No word can be spoken, my heart is so broken. The enemy’s weapon is taking its toll, effectively robbing the passion in my soul.   My mind is so heavy, my frame so unsteady. I cannot bear their pain. It seems like a constant strain. The [...]

By |2020-06-28T15:24:43-04:00May 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on JADED HEART – I CAN’T BREATHE

THE TALK…About Racial Injustice

THE TALK – Part 4 – dan o’deens Have you had the talk?   My good friend Pastor E.Scott Feather wrote this after the Ahmaud Arbery incident.  He said, “My great-grandpa never had to have “the talk” with my grandpa... my grandpa never had the talk with my daddy... my daddy never had the talk with [...]

By |2020-06-28T15:25:27-04:00May 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE TALK…About Racial Injustice

JUSTICE IS REDEMPTION – HOPE – Part 3

JUSTICE IS REDEMPTION – HOPE – Part 3 – dan o’deens Moving From Desecrated Space Into Sacred Space Christianity is not about sin management.  The Good News is not just good news about your afterlife. Justice is simply not condemnation.   It is not the ‘mercy’ side of our understanding only.  It also includes Grace.  Justice [...]

By |2020-06-28T15:26:17-04:00May 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on JUSTICE IS REDEMPTION – HOPE – Part 3