Learn a little more about Brotehr John Philip Sousa, find out about the invisible lodge and learn more about your vows of service as a Master of the Royal Secret. Plus, Tyler's trivia and get the names of the House of the Temple Sphinxes.
Did you know there is a Masonic lodge tied to the lore and legend of the OK Corral shootout? How are things for Masons in Korean, now that the world's attention is focused on the Korean peninsula? What does the Scottish Rite teach us about different faiths? All this plus Tyler's Trivia!
On this edition of the Tyler's Place Podcast, we learn a little about Brother James Naismith, inventor of Basketball. Educational Consultant Mark Oldknow talks about "Knowing the Truth" and we also find out the winners from the David Bedwell Essay Contest Sponsored by the Masonic Renewal Committee.
Was James Madison a Freemason? We get the final word from Montpelier. Will Millenials make good Masons? A new book says YES! Mark Oldknow talks about the virtue of equilibrium, and an update on the Masonic Renewal Committee. Plus Tyler's Trivia and details on the 2018 Scottish Rite Workshops.
In this episode, we learn how some Brothers from Colorado Springs reconnected with an elderly Brothe to keep him attached to the craft. Mark Oldknow talks to us about aligning ourselves with the teachings of the craft, and Brother Jonathan Prestage from Oakland talks about the importance of reaching out one-on-one with more than just e-mails and dues notices. Finally, Art De Hoyos talks Swedish Masonry!
In the final 2017 episode of the Tyler's place podcast, Maynard talks with a Rabbi & Scottish Rite Brother who discusses Hanukah. Also, the youngest Scottish Rite Mason, more on temple with Mark Oldknow, 33rd degree and the return of Tyler's Trivia!
In this episode, we learn about 2 Scottish Rite Brothers who continue learning and doing and living well into their golden years through Freemasonry. One who is a decorated war hero & Hall of Fame Pilot, and at 87 years old is a sitting Venerable Master. The other is a 100-year old brother who reunited with the love of his love after a 51 year separation. Plus we get the scoop on VMAP 2018 and there's a neat VMAP challenge! Finally, Mark Oldknow, 33rd degree talks more about the Temple....
In this Veteran's Day Special, host Maynard Edwards talks with Illustrious Brother Paul Evancoe, a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason and Retired Navy SEAL. Br. Paul talks about his early days in the SEAL teams, and about his journey into Masonry, and how the Brotherhood in the Craft is similar to that of his service.
Have you found a Masonic Treasure? We speak with a brother who found a dues card from a very special SR Mason. Kurt Larson tells us how to use VMAP to mentor new Scottish Rite members and how to get others re-engaged. Art de Hoyos talks bees, Tracing boards and more, PLUS a very special story of Freemasonry helping an adopted man connect with his birth grandfather.
IF you have been in contact with any of our Brothers or family members in Puerto Rico, shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The situation there is dire. Here's a quick update on what we know.
We get the latest on Hurricane issues in Florida from Grand Secretary Richard Lynn, PGM and also from Kurt Larson, who also talks VMAP. Simon LaPlace joins us to talk why Masonic Service Association of North America is uniquely situated to help our brother affected by the hurricanes. Also, Mark Oldknow talks about early temples being created in the image of God and man. PLUS- a super special edition of Tyler's Trivia. TO DONATE TO MSA: WWW.MSANA.COM
This deadly storm has just passed Puerto Rico and is heading to Florida as this episode releases. Maynard Edwards talks with Brothers in Puerto Rico in Florida to find out about impacts, and the preparations happening right now. Also, direct information as to ho YOU can help our brothers the Masonic Service Association at www.msana.com or Masonic Service Association 3905 National Drive, Suite 280 Burtonsville, MD 20866. Thanks to Ill. Bro. Pedro Nicot Santana & Bro Richard Lynn, PGM, GS...
Why do we have a biennial session? Art de Hoyos has the answer! Also, we wish a happy retirement to a regular Tyler's Place contributor and learn more about the Kabbalah. Also, what happened when you cross Ted Talks with Freemasonry? One Brother from Michigan may have the answer!
IN January of 2016, the FBI announced they had thwarted an attack on a Scottish Rite center in Milwaukee. Bruce Veilmetti of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel joins us to update the case. We get an "oh wow" moment from Brother Mark Oldknow, and we try to arrange a super fight between Art & Brent!
Freemasonry is no stranger to accusation, but when that accusation comes from a respected publication that has made an error, no less than Arturo De Hoyos must step up and defend the craft from yet another allegation. The National Review says Albert Pike was a founder of the KKK, and Art tells us why they are DEAD WRONG. Also, we learn about the ivory keys & a bone box, get a lesson on what it means to be initiated from Mark Oldknow and the incoming VMAP Committee Chairman Kurt Larsen joins...
In time for Memorial Day, host Maynard Edwards speaks with a member of the National Sojourner, the Military association of Freemasonry. He also learns about the Heroes of '76, a ceremonial arm of the Sojourners. Visit them at www.nationalsojourners.org