Month: August 2015

Tribute to Peggy Shipley

Bill’s request was for us to share a memory of Peggy. I know we have all laughed for years about her probing how I really felt about anything and everything. She wanted to go deep and I wanted to skip stones on the surface. However, it’s something else I want to say just now. I was 24 in 1970 when a friend took this picture. We had just climbed to the highest ridge of Wildcat Mountain ...[Read More]

Cardus Magazine Book Review: The Philanthropic Revolution

BOOK REVIEW: The Philanthropic Revolution by Jeremy Beer, Penn Press, June 2015.         As president of The Gathering—a community of individuals, families, and private foundations making financial gifts to Christian ministries around the world—for some time now, I often wonder if philanthropy is one of those words that has either lost its traditional definition (love of mankin ...[Read More]