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Transformational Philanthropy

THE MAKING OF A ROYAL WEDDING: THE PHILANTHROPY OF TRANSAFORMATIONAL MATCHMAKERS (Part 1) By Frank Marangos, D.Min., Ed.D., FCEP “If you think a gift is completed when the check clears, you’re a tax collector, not a fundraiser. If you think

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THE GOSPEL OF ROSWELL (Part I) CREATING A LEGACY OF WISDOM

“Does not wisdom cry out, and understanding lift up her voice?  She takes her stand on the top of the high hill, beside the way, where the paths meet.  She cries out by the gates, at the entry of the

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TRUMP’S TROLLY: ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP AND THE KOBAYASHI MARU

“Intellectual versatility is the compensation for change, danger, and trouble.Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexcusable imperative.” H.G. Wells “Trolley-ology” – the study of moral dilemmas – forms an important part of West Point’s philosophy course for young

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FINDING YOUR VOICE (Part I) THE AKATHIST HYMN FOR LEADERS

“I am the Lord your God, Who brought you out of the land of Egypt. Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it.”  ~ Psalms 81:10 Last week, Christians throughout the globe began their respective Paschal journeys. While Catholics

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FAILING TO FACE THE FACTS: THE CONSEQUENCES OF COGNITIVE DISSONANCE

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” ~ Aldous Huxley.  What happens when the facts of a particular situation do not match pre-conceived frameworks?  Why do leaders as well as followers stubbornly adhere to misplaced confidences when

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Hope-Based Leadership

What does the 16th verse of a 1st Century letter have to offer the 16th New Year of the 21st Century? Apart from presenting a problematic apocalyptic exposition and a vivid glimpse into the background of the early Christian community,

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Unpacking Scrooge: The Gift of Conscience

“God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains. It is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” ~ C.S. Lewis   “Bah!  Humbug!  Every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on

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