BREATHING LIFE

The Blog of Dan O’Deens

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 [...]

UNITED WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL

UNITED WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL By Dan O’Deens, Nov 6, 2020 If the Church is divided, how can a Nation be united. “Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and a divided household [...]

LOVE IS THE KILLER APP

LOVE IS THE KILLER APP The Purpose of Faith, The Cross, The Grave and His LOVE Without Faith it is impossible to please God. In the Old Testament Leviticus tells us the ‘life of the [...]

A FOCUS ON GOD IN CHANGING TIMES

The Change of Time, The Change of Season and The Change of ‘kings’ BUT OUR GOD and KING Remains The Same Forever He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he [...]

IN DUE SEASON

IN DUE SEASON “And let us not grow weary in doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.  Galatians 6:9” Many are the complaints of 2020.  Life ebbs [...]

Lost In His Beauty

Have you ever wanted to just 'get lost?'   Are you feeling lost and a sense of hopelessness during this difficult season and year? The hope of being lost is being found.  I have a [...]

DEPRESSION in Ministry…It’s Real!

Ministry DEPRESSION is real! Mission can suck the life out of you. There are well intentioned dragons in all of our lives. Maybe it’s not life that sucks!  Maybe it’s the people we allow into [...]

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!

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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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