Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

September 19th, 2017

The Integrated life (Book Review)

The Integrated Life Experience the Powerful Advantage of Integrating Your Faith and Work We’re all exhausted. We struggle with conflicting demands of life—work, family, and faith. We sense an unsettling disconnectedness between those competing spheres. How do we resolve the tension between...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
September 4th, 2017

A Prayer for Labor Day

Whether you find yourself in the ranks of management or labor, today is a good day to stop and thank God for all the people He uses to meet our needs. Dear God, on this Labor Day, we give You thanks for all those who work in stores and markets, in mines and fields, on ships and planes, in...

via Bill Peel
August 21st, 2017

A Praying Life | Paul Miller

There are a host of books on prayer. I've even written one myself. But my friend Jay Hofler introduced me to Paul Miller's book a Praying Life that might be the most important book I've read on prayer. It is profound in its simplicity, and, more important to me personally, it...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
August 3rd, 2017

Give it Up To the Lord- But Don't Give Up

Before Phil Burks' company revolutionized communication for first responders, God revolutionized how Phil saw his work as a business leaders. Phil Burks, CEO of the Genesis group, explained to the students and faculty at LeTourneau University, the difference between giving up and giving it...

July 17th, 2017

Empowering Millennials in the Workplace | Grant Skeldon

There appears to be a chasm between Millennials and other generations. Most resources on Millennials highlight how Millennials are different. These resources tend to focus on what Millennials are doing, without explaining why. While the manner in which Millennials engage in church, work,...

via Bill Peel
June 25th, 2017

Every Job a Parable: What Walmart Greeters, Nurses & Astronauts Tell Us About God

Okay, my work matters to God. But how, you ask?  John Van Sloten can help. He loves practicing the spiritual discipline of watching people work. For his new book, Every Job a Parable,  he interviewed Walmart greeters, engineers, auto mechanics,...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
June 25th, 2017

Designed to Work: Redeeming Architecture

When the Texas Rangers play the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Field, I grimace when Jose Altuve or George Springer put the home run train in motion. But then I think about the folks who designed the Astro's beautiful stadium. ​If you're a baseball fan -- especially if you...

via Bill Peel
June 19th, 2017

2016 Faith@Work Summit Videos

More than 400 leaders from business, the church, academia and workplace ministries, from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., China, India, Mexico, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia, and Croatia, gathered for the 2016 Faith@Work Summit--and were joined by 100 online.  Videos of plenary presentations...

Channel(s): Events
June 14th, 2017

Vocational Faithfulness | Amy Sherman

The videos from the TED-style talks from the 2016 Faith@Work Summit in Dallas are now available online at Vimeo. As an introduction to this outstanding library of 15-minute videos, we're featuring one of our favorites, Dr. Amy Sherman's talk on vocational Faithfulness. Vocational...

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June 12th, 2017

I Can Do That? Legal Guidance for Workplace Faith

When it comes to business strategy, most business leaders are bold, aggressive, and decisive. But when it comes to faith in the workplace, many become wobbly-kneed, self-censoring, and unnecessarily fearful. This is largely because of the massive amounts of misinformation and intimidation...

Channel(s): Your Legal Rights