Review of Love Giving Well in Faith Today

Mark PetersenBook Reviews

Mark Petersen’s book, Love Giving Well: Philanthropy as Pilgrimage (Cascade Books), was recently featured in the bimonthly May-June issue of Faith Today. In “Raising Money Without Losing Our Souls”, reviewer Larry Matthews writes that “Giving well is sweaty, get-your-hands-and-feet-dirty work essential to good stewardship.” He also calls this book “surprising”. Read the whole article here to find out why. Order your copy of … Read More

Book launches for Western Canada and the Maritimes

Mark PetersenEvents, Resources

Mark Petersen’s book Love Giving Well: Philanthropy as Pilgrimage is now available, and friends are gathering to celebrate the launch of this new work on philanthropy.  There will be four public events scheduled for fall in Alberta, British Columbia, and New Brunswick.  Books will be available for sale at 50% off the Amazon list price, and the author will read excerpts … Read More

Enthusiastic Ontario book launches

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At the end of June, enthusiastic groups gathered over four evenings in Burlington, Cambridge, Mississauga and Toronto to launch Mark Petersen’s new book, Love Giving Well: Philanthropy as Pilgrimage.   Mark read excerpts from his book, and attendees lined up for personally signed copies.  It was an encouraging start to see this book take off and become a valued resource for givers of … Read More

You’re invited to a book launch!

Mark PetersenEvents

We’re pleased to announce that Mark Petersen’s book Love Giving Well: Philanthropy as Pilgrimage is now available, and we are gathering to celebrate the launch of this new work on philanthropy.  There will be three public events scheduled for the week of June 19 in Southern Ontario.  Books will be available for sale at 50% off the Amazon list price, and … Read More

Love Giving Well: Philanthropy as Pilgrimage now available

Mark PetersenResources

I’m thrilled to report that my new book, Love Giving Well: Philanthropy as Pilgrimage has been released and is available for purchase from the publisher, Amazon, and, for bulk orders greater than 5, from us at Stronger Philanthropy. Here’s what others are saying about Love Giving Well: Lorna Dueck: “…it’s coaching, plain and simple…” Rod Wilson: “…incisive clarity…” Karen Hamilton: … Read More

What does pilgrimage have to do with philanthropy?

Mark PetersenCamino, Resources

Pilgrimage is not the first metaphor one thinks of when considering philanthropy. But having engaged in both, I’ve had ample time to consider the parallels. In the summers of 2014 and 2015, I had the transformative experience of walking across Spain on what’s called the Camino, following the footsteps of hundreds of thousands who have walked those same paths since … Read More