Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

April 28th, 2017

All Work Matters | Mike Rowe

In a recent interview on Meet the Press, Mike Rowe, the former host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” lamented what he perceives to be a general lack of enthusiasm for work—and a particular lack of enthusiasm for the kind of work featured on his show: physically-demanding, often socially...

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April 25th, 2017

Fail Forward

Some people refuse to use the word failure. Instead, they substitute words like slip-up, setback, glitch, mistake—or at least frame the failure in a positive light.    Take IBM founder Thomas Watson, for example. He was legendary for his ability to turn a serious mistake into a...

April 23rd, 2017

Churches Where Work Matters

In 2002, Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan asked tech-industry veteran Katherine Leary Alsdorf to establish and lead Redeemer’s Center for Faith & Work, which became a pioneering faith-at-work church ministry. Today, more and more churches are seeing the need to help people...

April 21st, 2017

PING - Golfing for God's Glory

Bubba Watson won the 2012 and 2014 Masters using PING irons. These were joyful wins for PING CEO John Solheim, who is also a LeTourneau University Trustee and alumnus. In 2014, PING earned 15 gold awards in Golf Digest's "Hot List."  In 2016, PING claimed the Supplier of the Year Award for...

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April 4th, 2017

Building Bridges and Serving God

Ever since Jim was a young boy, his singular passion was a career building bridges and highways. His goal was a degree in civil engineering. Then one day he heard a sermon on 2 Peter 3:10: “The day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will...

April 4th, 2017

Ed Moy at LeTourneau

  Listen as the the Honorable Ed Moy, 38th Director of the US Mint, addresses the graduates of LeTourneau University.

April 1st, 2017

Designed to Work: Redeeming Architecture

I am what is called a “necessity entrepreneur.” This is a nice phrase for people who started a business after losing their jobs in the recession: in my case, after thirty years as an employee of various small and large firms. In the five years since launching my practice, I’ve had many...

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March 25th, 2017

Abraham Kuyper's Theology of Spring for Winter-Weary Souls

"The very significance of spring is, that first there was winter, when Death swayed his scepter, and that now his dominion is broken and life is renewed. In this way all nature is one holy symbolism. And that same God who raised Christ from the dead, is He who, in the language of spring,...

Channel(s): Culture and Worldview
February 24th, 2017

When the Sermon Goes To Work

Does selling insurance, running a Laundromat, driving a cab, or delivering mail matter to God? Judging by our preaching, the answer is "not much." In one survey 90 percent of Christians said they had never heard a sermon that applied biblical theology to work. Yet Christians may spend...

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February 10th, 2017

Evangelism Lessons from Dr. Walt Larimore

Dr. Walt Larimore is a gifted, award-winning family physician, educator, author, and businessman. I met Dr. Larimore in 1995, as we began to design and teach on a course we called The Saline Solution to help healthcare professionals see how they could appropriately address...

Channel(s): Evangelism