BREATHING LIFE

The Blog of Dan O’Deens

The SOUL of Leadership

The SOUL of Leadership by Dan O'Deens Sometimes I think it’s all about positional authority or having people who I am leading.  There are 3 levels of leadership.  I lead those who are above me. [...]

EYES OF LOVE

How do you see your world?   How do you see yourself?  Your eye is the gateway to your health. The eye is the lamp of the body.  So, If your eye is healthy, your [...]

Breathe37

Breathe37 dan o'deens - 1.29.2021 I will touch people at their greatest need.  To breathe life and hope in both creed and deed. I will venture not only to distant land but embrace and obey [...]

Inauguration – The Calm After The Storm

A CALM AFTER THE STORM – Reflections from Inauguration – January 20, 2021 I find comfort in knowing that God is still on the throne But the Lord reigns forever executing judgment from his throne. Ps. 9:7 I [...]

JUSTICE IS REDEMPTION

JUSTICE IS REDEMPTION Dan O’Deens – January 18, 2021 Christianity is not about sin management and the Good News is not just good news about your afterlife. Justice is simply not condemnation.   It is not [...]

THE GOD OF MISSION VS CHRISTIAN NARCISSISM

THE GOD OF MISSION VS CHRISTIAN NARCISSISM By Dan O’Deens / danodeens.com    January 16, 2021 Narcissism is selfishness, involving a sense of entitlement, a lack of empathy, and a need for admiration, as characterizing a [...]

LIVING ON MISSION

LIVING ON MISSION Reflections after the January 6, 2021 White House Take Over  by Dan O’Deens “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.” Mark 16:15   The mission was clear [...]

TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO DO GOOD

Today Is A Good Day To Do Good Sometimes my wife and I have fun with our name and initials.  I am Dan O’Deens and she is Gay O’Deens.   We are Do and Go.    When [...]

Breathe Partners is a strategic partner that our church counts on when we think globally and wish to have an impact around the globe. Personally, Dan has been my “go-to mentor” for years. Dan is wicked smart and has the ability to see through clutter and chaos to find a path to effectiveness. Dan is a “truth-teller” and we can all use more of those!

E.Scott Feather D.Min., Lead Pastor of Gateway Church

Dan loves people, especially the misfits. His guidance is personal, authentic, and essential. His experiences as a practitioner, doing the work, is a treasure for young leaders who are setting out to make a difference in the world. His process of guiding people to clarity, construct and commit to their vision is why he is a Visionary Architect.

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