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HEART: The Whole Person “SOUL PARADIGM”

THE WHOLE PERSON “SOUL PARADIGM” By Dan O’Deens God is creative and although we are made in His Image, we are uniquely designed by the Master Creator. Your soul is your true self.   Your soul is [...]

How Do I Lead When I Am Tired, Weary and Feeling Alone?

Pastors, Organizational and Thought Leader’s are being challenged to lead in unprecidented times.   There are real tensions that exist today where people align to different ideas and have strong feelings that are steeply rooted in [...]

FULL OF GRACE and TRUTH

People are hurting.   People are hurting others.  Mass murder, shootings, looting, demonstrations, political unrest, racism and pandemics.   Rick Warren says, "Hurt people, Hurt people."   In some way we have all been hurt or we [...]

How Do We Change A Broken System?

How Do We Change A Broken System?  Repentance to Redemption to Relationship ‘A Look At The Life Of The Apostle Paul’ Dan O’Deens – Reflections on June 12, 2020 Well, it starts with me.  Search [...]

PEACE In The Middle Of Chaos

PEACE In The Middle Of Chaos “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  - Margaret Mead “If you think you [...]

JADED HEART – I CAN’T BREATHE

JADED HEART By Dan O’Deens   Oppressed and enraged, No word can be spoken, my heart is so broken. The enemy’s weapon is taking its toll, effectively robbing the passion in my soul.   My [...]

THE TALK…About Racial Injustice

THE TALK – Part 4 – dan o’deens Have you had the talk?   My good friend Pastor E.Scott Feather wrote this after the Ahmaud Arbery incident.  He said, “My great-grandpa never had to have “the [...]

JUSTICE IS REDEMPTION – HOPE – Part 3

JUSTICE IS REDEMPTION – HOPE – Part 3 – dan o’deens Moving From Desecrated Space Into Sacred Space Christianity is not about sin management.  The Good News is not just good news about your afterlife. [...]

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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