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VOLUNTEERISM: THE BAMBOO OF BAYANIHAN

“One love, One blood, One life, with each other . . . sisters, brothers . . . We get to carry each other, carry each other. ~ “One”  (U2 Song Lyrics) Volunteerism is a vital component of the fabric of

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Searching for Sasquatch: The Power of Big Hairy Vision

“Vision is the ability to see beyond our present reality, to create, to invent what does not yet exist, to become what we not yet are. It gives us capacity to live out of our imagination instead of our memory.” 

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Nonprofit Entanglement: Quantum Effects of Social Media Implementation

“Social media allows us to behave in ways that we are hardwired for in the first place – as humans.” – Francois Gossieaux   Entanglement is a basic tenant of quantum mechanics, the physics of sub-atomic particles. Entanglement has captured

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Thawing Frozen Hearts: Foundations of Faith-Based Fundraising

By Frank Marangos, D.Min., Ed.D. “Love is putting someone else’s needs before yours. . . Some people are worth melting for . . . but maybe not right this second!”  – Olaf the Snowman (Frozen) Is there a difference between

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CURTAIN CALL: CALLENGING CULTURAL CONS MARKETING THE CHURCH TO YOUNG PROFESSIONALS (PART 2)

The colorful characters, places, songs, and unforgettable dialogues of The Wizard of Oz permeate many aspects of Pop Culture around the world clearly demonstrating that L. Frank Baum’s classic 1939 film is not merely a children’s narrative but a highly

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THE LURE OF YELLOW BRICK ROADS (Part 1) MARKETING THE CHURCH TO YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

September 20th marked the inauguration of the 75th anniversary (August 2014) of The Wizard of Oz! To properly celebrate the release of the iconic 1939 film, Warner Bros is spending $25 million on a comprehensive marketing campaign that includes Oz-themed

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Marketing to a Higher Cause (Part II)

“Spiritual hunger and spiritual thirst . . . You got to change it on the inside first to be satisfied”  – Van Morrison Can hunger alter identity? Is it possible to actually become someone else – lose your personality simply

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