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“The height of the mountaintop is measured by the dismal drudgery of the valley, but it is in the valley that we have to live for the glory of God.” ~ Oswald Chambers America’s theological schools and seminaries are in

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“If you think a gift is completed when the check clears, you’re a tax collector, not a fundraiser. If you think the gift is completed when the receipt is sent, you’re an accountant. If you think the gift is completed

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“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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“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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“It’s not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place, because it frees you.” ~ Tyler Perry On September 8, 2016, the most successful franchise in entertainment history will

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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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Moving the Mountain: The Management of Relational Stewardship

“Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” ~ Matthew 17:20 Major donors

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The Secret of Successful Fundraising

“In any situation that calls for you to persuade, convince or manage someone or a group of people to do something, the ability to tell a purposeful story will be your secret sauce.”  ~ Peter Guber (CEO, Mandalay Entertainment)  

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Fatal Distraction: The Next Next Thing

“The art of managing and leading comes down to a simple thing . . . determining and facing reality about people, situations, products, and then acting decisively and quickly on that reality. Not hoping, not waiting for the next plan.”

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 “For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not first sit down, count the cost, and assess whether sufficient resources are available to accomplish the task?” Luke 14:28 The Khumbu Icefall, located at the head of the Khumbu

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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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