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Love Giving Well: The Pilgrimage of Philanthropy by Mark Petersen,Lorna Dueck

By Mark Petersen,Lorna Dueck

Mark Petersen has realized philanthropy within the means of top a personal grantmaking origin. it's been a pilgrimage with mountaintops and valleys, high-impact offers and dead-end mess ups. He parallels a private account of a actual pilgrimage at the Camino de Santiago along his philanthropic trip to create a feeling of momentum and intentional stream towards a shared vacation spot. all the thirty-five chapters leads with a quick magazine access from the author's month-long pilgrimage alongside the Camino del Norte and Camino Primitivo in Spain.  
Mark makes use of compelling tales to vulnerably stocks fifteen years' worthy of mess ups in addition to successes in his trip of philanthropy. alongside this trip he constructed sensible steps for reviewing furnish purposes and attaining pursuits for philanthropy. He advances the values of transparency, mutuality, and participating with others to accomplish universal goals.
The imaginative and prescient of philanthropy espoused not just comprises charitable impression yet indicates the giver may be reworked within the technique. The publication deals a window into how humans of religion fight with giving, humanizes the mystique of a philanthropist, and gives grantmakers with tangible instruments of their efforts to be either smart and faithful.

"Love Giving Well is the compelling tale of a reflective guy major a starting place to ascertain the implications of how it helps Christian ministries. Petersen offers us with an inspiring imaginative and prescient for charitable giving that quite makes a distinction. Fundraisers will methods to strategy foundations extra successfully and person donors will tips on how to shift from transactional to transformational giving." 
--John Pellowe, Chief govt Officer, Canadian Council of Christian Charities
"I can suggest ratings of books educating the mechanics of philanthropy and an identical quantity for people that are inspirational. What distinguishes Love Giving Well is Mark's being an artisan and craftsman of philanthropy. via years of either perform and proposal he has taught me and others how one can technique philanthropy as an paintings to be valued and discovered for the enjoyment of excellence. In different phrases, this publication captures either the prose and the poetry of giving."
--Fred Smith, President, The Gathering

"St. Paul tells the early Christians: 'It is extra blessed to provide than to receive.' was once this a instructing they held pricey? Mark Petersen means that Christians of every age may still. How should still Christians take into consideration their giving as necessary to their discipleship? Mark has inspiration via those questions with admirable rigor and reminds us that our giving usually are not simply be beneficiant, yet useful and powerful, for which he offers sensible recommendation born of expertise. To paraphrase St. Augustine: 'Take and give!'"
--Raymond J. de Souza, Senior Fellow, Cardus; Editor-in-Chief, Convivium

Mark Petersen (BA, MDiv) is the CEO of more advantageous Philanthropy, a Toronto enterprise created to serve significant donors with administrative prone and as a granting hub for high-impact charitable initiatives. he's the second one new release of a number one Canadian faith-based origin, which over fifteen years led to 2,500 offers totaling $38 million. Mark additionally hosts the Stronger Philanthropy Podcast during which he interviews grantmakers and grantseekers approximately giving well.

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