The Blog of Dan O’Deens

Addiction to Alcohol and Drugs? The BONFIRE

Addiction to Alcohol and Drugs?  The Bonfire at Bridgeway What a privilege to be ‘present’ with the brave men and women who come each Wednesday evening to ‘the bonfire.’  You have no reason to feel [...]

War and Peace

War and Peace dan odeens   10.13.2023 The very word ‘war’ should emote something in our core to know that its root is evil.   Because we were born in sin, hatred and selfishness war within each [...]

Today Is A Good Day To Do Good

YOU HAVE $86,400 Bucks in your wallet.  Someone steals $10 from you.   How upset are you?  Are you messed up enough in your head and your heart that you are willing to throw the remaining [...]

I REMEMBER – 9-11 / 22 Years Later!

Dan O’Deens - One Volunteer in New York – September 11, 2001 Reflections on the 22nd  Anniversary (2023) I will never forget.  This past month I was having a conversation with a stranger and learned [...]


FEAR dan o’deens.  9.1.2023 Fear is the prison with bars that keeps you from experiencing the life God created you for. “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and [...]

The Gospel According To Coffee

The Gospel According To Coffee dan o’deens – 8.31.2023 Today is a good day to do good!  I believe that.  How do you get up each morning?  Do you have a morning ritual or rhythm?   [...]


SOUL CARE MATTERS:   Silence,   dan o’deens  5.11.2023 When we make time for silence, we can calm our body (senses), mind (thoughts), heart (emotions) and spirit (Imago Dei) which is the ultimate care for our soul [...]

PASSION – A Healthy You

What Is Your Passion? By Dan O’Deens What fuels your fire?  We can work hard but work hard in ways that are unhealthy.  Those ways lead to burnout and stress.  When we work in our [...]


A HEALTHY YOU by Dan O’Deens God’s design and desire for us is health.  He created us and breathed His life into us so that we might fully live.  How do we thrive and even [...]

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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