Shannon O’Dell is a devoted husband and father of four. People know him as innovative, inspiring and committed to reaching out to struggling rural churches and churches with a rural state of mind. Shannon believes no matter how small or low on finances; your church can become a relevant force for transforming lives! He has served Brand New Church as senior pastor for over eight years in Bergman, Arkansas, a small community of just over 400 people. Brand New Church has grown from 31 to 2000 members with 6 campuses under Shannon’s leadership. He is the author of Transforming Church in Rural America.