9-11 – 19 YEARS AGO…Changed Our Lives Forever

Dan O’Deens - One Volunteer in New York – September 11, 2001 Reflections on the 19th Anniversary (2020) Manhattan Island is surrounded by piers, some in heavy use, some not so much. Pier 94 before 9-11 was used as an exhibition center, for fashion shows, car shows, whatever needed a large space for display. After [...]

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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 our lives that suck! Who is breathing life into you?  Will you allow the Breath of Life to come to [...]

By |2020-08-28T10:04:55-04:00August 28th, 2020|Church Leadership, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Church – The Hope of the World

The Church – The Hope of the World by Dan O'Deens The Church is the hope of the world when it is working right!  The Church is a body, the head of that body is Jesus.  The mission of Jesus is the Church.  The Church is the body of Christ.  One body, not many.   One [...]

By |2020-08-26T06:56:59-04:00August 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BREATHE – life rhythms (part three)

BREATHE – life rhythms   (part three) dan o’deens Living a rhythm helps us shift from being church consumers or spiritual tourists, into being pilgrims, adventurers, and partakers in the body of Christ.  Simplicity is key.  The rhythms of life that have worked and continue to work are those that are easily understood and grasped.  Each [...]

By |2020-08-18T07:51:56-04:00August 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BREATHE – life truisms (part two)

BREATHE – life truisms   (part two) dan o’deens We don’t know when we will breathe our last breath It is appointed unto every man to die.  Live your life today as though it were your last. We don’t know when those we love will breathe their last breath There really is life beyond this life.  [...]

By |2020-08-17T08:29:42-04:00August 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments