Dr. Duane Mangum – The Rebirth of Hope in Blended Families – Issue 1

Article Excerpt

Hope is said to be an emotion that is in anticipation of something extraordinary in the face of overwhelming opposition. Hope also inspires the attitude that it is not as difficult as previously believed. Things can and will get better.


Dr. Duane Mangum is a 25 year retired Air Force veteran, as well as a retired Federal Government Civilian Employee. He’s earned his Associates Degree in Applied Science with a concentration in Education and Training Management from the Community College of the Air Force as well as a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Concordia University and completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Christian Counseling from Trinity College of the Bible and Trinity Theological Seminary. As of January 2016, Dr. Mangum became a certified SYMBIS (Save Your Marriage Before It Starts) facilitator, as well as an “Active” Presidential Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and a Silver Member of the Black Speakers Network.Dr. Mangum is the President and CEO Blending To Make iT, LLC