Monthly Archives: February 2011

Part 1: Order of St. John of Jerusalem

The following is a 23 part presentation given by William Cranker to the Queensbury Masonic Historical Society on January 30, 2011.  The presentation consists of 30 Power Point slides and is divided accordingly. Preface This presentation touches on the struggle … Continue reading

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Loss of the Word

It may have happened as told in Masonic tradition. Yet we feel certain the “Word” was used during the time the First Temple was standing. The ceremonies of the Most Excellent Degree would so indicate. The loss may have occurred … Continue reading

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The 5 “P’s” of Leadership

Since no one answered the last post, here are the 5 “P’s” of Leadership: Pay attention to what’s important Praise what you want to continue Punish what you want to stop Pay for the results you want Promote people that … Continue reading

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Training For Leadership

The most important qualification any man can have as a Masonic leader is working well with others. There is no surer road to having a miserable time as Worshipful Master than finding that you, and the brethren you’re supposed to … Continue reading

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The Tetragrammaton

The first three degrees of Craft Masonry are built around the construction of King Solomon’s temple. In the third degree we learn of the death of our Grand Master, Hiram Abiff, who died to protect the Master’s word. What word … Continue reading

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