The Educational

The Educational, by Ed Mortensen, Secretary of Damascus Lodge #10

What goes into an educational? Well, a speaker can talk on any interesting topic, but here are a few ideas and my thoughts:

The Master’s Message

As we start into the Masonic year, and the holidays of 2019, I’d like to say a couple things about what I hope for our Lodge for the coming year.

Further Discourse on Freemasonry and Stoicism

Do Freemasons practice Stoicism? Is the ancient Greek philosophy a cemented foundation of the teachings of our ancient and honorable society? Or, is it…

The Line of Officers in a Masonic Lodge

But what do you do if a member’s skills don’t progress from year to year and you find someone in an office they are not suited to? This will be a disservice to that member, and this happens no matter what method you use.

Lodge Planning

Planning for the Lodge is an almost continuous process. It starts the year before, with…

3 Proven Ways To Grow Freemasonry

What you are about to read will deliver into your hands proven methodology for increasing awareness and interested in Freemasonry in your area. You are being given the knowledge but it is up to you to take action.

25 Ways to Infuse Your Lodge With Life

There are various lists circulating the Internet. Some of these lists are ridiculous, some are meant for humor, and some really provide valuable information. One list, How To Grow And Strengthen Your Lodge

What It Means To Be A Freemason

Most people do not know a thing about Freemasonry. I’ll even go so far as to say that the majority of the general public doesn’t even know there’s such a thing as Freemasonry. Of those who do know something, the majority are misinformed.

The Benefits of Being a Freemason

Over the course of my tenure as a Master Mason, I’ve been asked this question countless times.