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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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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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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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Marketing the Church (Part I): “Mad Men” or “Holy Heralds”

“No, I’m not talking about Twitter,” Jesus tells Peter. “I literally want you to follow me.” – (Online Religious Cartoon) “Mad Men” is a critically acclaimed American television series about Sterling Cooper, a fictional 1960’s advertising agency in New York

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Setting the Sail of Strategic Thinking

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward A mile-wide tornado with sustained winds of over 210-mph recently plowed through the suburbs of Moore, Oklahoma, killing 51

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The Dentistry of Authentic Leadership: Overcoming the Toothache of a Lost Swing

“Well you lost your swing… We got to go find it… Now it’s somewhere… in the harmony… of all that is… All that was… All that will be…” The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) Rory McIlroy is a young professional

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Vanquishing The Templar Temptation: The Nobility of the Servant Leader

“Love has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what

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Humility and Apology: The Lexis of an Authentic Leader

“Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds?  Lay first the foundation of humility.” Saint Augustine The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) recently released the vocabulary scores for 4th and

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The Social Value of Virginity

“America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within.” Josef Stalin “Your first time should be amazing!” This is

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"Frank’s insight and unique perspective have paid dividends for Heartbeat International Foundation. He helped chart new pathways to led us past long-standing challenges. He brought creativity and fresh thinking to our strategic planning and fundraising endeavors."
Dr. Benedict Maniscalco, MD
Chairman and CEO of Heartbeat International Foundation, Inc.

“Frank’s professional background speaks for itself. His skills are unmatched. He has successfully led entire teams of professionals, clergy, and volunteers through complex strategic and development planning efforts and then rallied them to make those plans and their associated fundraising and capital formation programs a reality. Frank’s leadership skills are not born of a false sense of authority, but rather knowledge, experience, and true charity for those he serves.”
Frank Ferguson, President
The Pelican Group

"Frank Marangos is a very intelligent, creative, and a dynamic speaker who can hold the attention of an audience for lengths of time. He is a multi-talented visionary and leader of people of all faiths and ages. His ability to lead, raise money, and manage a large, diverse organization are truly gifts he possesses. His educational background is stellar."
Paul Panagos, CPA
Panagos, Salver & Cook

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