Becoming Men and Women of PRAYER

Becoming Men and Women of PRAYER by Dan O'Deens I had to stop.  Enjoying a cup of coffee and the deer in the back of our yard, I saw something move.  It caught my attention.   It was clearly a reminder from God how important prayer is.  Have you ever seen a praying mantis? NOW IS [...]

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WHEN BEING “RIGHT” IMPEDES THE GOSPEL

WHEN BEING “RIGHT” IMPEDES THE GOSPEL Dan O’Deens 8.25.2021 Is there any wisdom in gray hair or no hair?   In my twenty’s I had an opinion about everything and I would fight for it.  I was so dogmatic on almost everything.   Surprising I had any friends at all. In my 30’s and 40’s I began [...]

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RELATIONSHIPS MATTER

RELATIONSHIP Leadership is not all about outcomes. Leadership is more about the relationships that you build and how you pour into the people who are responsible for the outcomes. Good management breeds greater outcomes. Good management begins with 'relationship.' Keep the main thing the main thing. The main this is RELATIONSHIPS! Relational approach Encouragement Laughter [...]

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HAITI Relief Response

HAITI RELIEF RESPONSE The devastating earthquake in Haiti provides a peak into the progress made in mission work in Haiti.  In the past Haiti had become dependent on the generosity of people from the ‘outside.’  Books like Toxic Charity and When Helping Hurts characterized the state of mission in Haiti. TODAY, I am so proud [...]

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The Church Is A Battleship

ALL HANDS ON DECK The Church Is A Battleship By Dan O'Deens “The church is the presence of Jesus among His people, called out as a spiritual family, to pursue His mission on this planet.” We want to see the Church under the ‘good shepherd’ or ‘the body of Christ’ metaphor. Most of us do [...]

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