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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 [...]

The Missing PEACE

THE MISSING PEACE - Christmas 2020 By Dan O’Deens What holds it all together?  Or more accurately ‘who’ holds it all together?  The answer to that question is the missing piece! Is something ‘missing’ in [...]

Thanksgiving 2020: Humble or Grumble?

THANKSGIVING:  Humble or Grumble? By Dan O’Deens – November 26, 2020 As I reflect on this past year I am humbled.  I realize that so much of what I am thankful for today was born [...]

Fitting In or Set Apart?

Fitting In or Set Apart?  November 10, 2020 – Dan O’Deens I so appreciate the people that God has placed in my life to guide my footsteps in the paths of righteousness.  This week I [...]

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