Guess How Much…

Hundreds of these bottles are being brought to Brand New Church campuses tonight and tomorrow night as we GET DIRTY. God will receive all the glory for the monies collected to help provide clean drinking water. Our goal is $25,000 and I believe we will exceed this amount, because of the generous hearts of our church and friends of BNC.

You can put a lot of money in one of these ...

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450 Billion

Americans will spend 450 Billion on Christmas this year. It would take only 10 Billion to solve the worlds water crisis. Pray about getting dirty with us this Christmas Eve Eve and Eve. On December 23 and 24 at 5 pm CST you can join us and get dirty. Make plans to attend at one of our campuses or online. This video puts it all in perspective... Dirty Water Video from Shannon O'Dell on Vimeo.
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What Santa and The Church have in Common

Santa Claus and The Body of Christ have nothing in common!! When you start talking about "The Church" there are many comparisons:

#1 Very little has changed
Still wearing the same suit...
Still playing the same song...
Still driving the same car...(so afraid the congregants will think he is getting paid too much)
#2 Very few relationships
Stays in hiding until service time.
#3 Does not understand Grace
Still operating with the ...

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Getting Dirty at 5K

It was cold, sleeting, and early...yet so many faithful desiring to change the world attended our 5K run. Thank you to all participating and helping us raise over $5,000! Check out this video overview of our runners/walkers sacrificing for the last and the least...

5K Run from Shannon O'Dell on Vimeo.

Dirty Stats:
- 450 Billion a year is spent on Christmas presents...10 Billion would solve the world's water ...

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4 Must On Every Team…

I am learning that every church staff or team must possess these four qualities...actually every organization needs these attributes in increasing measure...(it just happens to be so Rick Warrenish with my T.E.A.M. acrostic)

Teachability -
The instant I decide I know it all is the moment I am finished as a leader. Teachability is being a learner and a leader. Using what others pour into ...

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Get Dirty with Us…

Here at Brand New Church we are focusing our Christmas series on Genesis 12:2-3 "I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.,,and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you." We are blessed so we can bless others and that is what we are doing to villages in Africa. We are partnering with Tim Lucas and Liquid Church to clean ...

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What does Poor in Spirit Mean?

The Beatitudes found in Matthew 5:1-12 are not suggestions from Jesus, they are mandates for a successful Kingdom focused life. The first is poor in Spirit and I give the definition here. Remember, the only way God can fill you, is when empty yourself.

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Blessed Week 2 ...

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What You Can Do With a Few!

What our Creative Arts Pastor, Zach Lee, can with a few hundred dollars is unbelievable. So many churches say, we don't have the money, we could never to do that, only large churches could pull that off, and they are right if they have listened to the few. Our team at Brand New Church blows my mind every set change with just a few dollars. I want to show off ...

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What is Moving Me Right Now!

My life is always changing, as is yours, and my tastes are always diverse. If I was clicking the "add to my favorites" button these would be it:

#1 Hobbies -
Hunting with my boys! This is the first year I would rather see them harvest game than me. It is a privilege to have healthy children to experience the outdoors with.

#2 Music -
Hillsong-Faith Hope Love, Carrie Underwood-Play On (Especially "...

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