Magnanimous 5’s objective is to have you connected with a group of men in your area who are dedicated to helping each other better themselves and their habits. The group is meant to be an encouragement for Christian men on the way.
We get it.
Magnanimous 5 requires only a 30-minute weekly ‘virtual’ meet-up via Zoom conference call, with biannual meetings in person.
This group is meant to be a context in which each member can set small goals for daily life, receive some accountability and support, and share life in an on-going way. Further, reaching out by text or phone during the week is a natural follow-through.
Men over 18 who are looking for support and encouragement from other men who are on the way with Christ.
Take it from people smarter and holier than you:
“For friendship is a partnership, and as a man is to himself, so is he to his friend; now in his own case the consciousness of his being is desirable, and so, therefore, is the consciousness of his friend’s being, and the activity of this consciousness is produced when they live together, so that it is natural that they aim at this. … the friendship of good men is good, being augmented by their companionship; and they are thought to become better too by their activities and by improving each other; for from each other they take the mold of the characteristics they approve-whence the saying ‘noble deeds from noble men’.” ~ Aristotle ~
12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command. 15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.
17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
Aristotle teaches that the virtue of friendship is the crowning virtue of the good life. To be good, you need good friends. And the best friends are those that have the interest of the best part of you (your soul) at heart. Magnanimous 5 is meant to connect Christian men who are seeking to grow as men, fathers, husbands, professionals, and – friends – to share weekly with men who have their best interest at heart and to be a support and challenge for each other.
The Balanced Scorecard approach is a business tool that organizations use to assess their overall health. Basically, a lot of things affect the “Bottom Line” of a business and it is helpful to look at things “wholistically” in order to make a sound strategy to address problem areas and make strategies for growth. And the “scoring” aspect (assigning a score to the areas) stems from the slogan “you can’t monitor what you can’t measure”.