Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

via Bill Peel
June 20th, 2015

3 Reasons We Don't Use Our Greatest Resource

The simplest and most important part of living out our faith at work is also the hardest: prayer. So why is it so hard to pray? Among many reasons, three stand out: Bias for Action. American culture prizes action, accomplishment, efficiency, and productivity. When we slow...

June 19th, 2015

Prayers at Work | Workplace Prayer for Your Week

Workplace prayers for your week from PrayersAtWork.com Monday (Meditation: Isaiah 41:13)  "God, when I feel lonely, help me to realize how many other Christians have experienced loneliness, too. At some point in life, all the faithful, in all generations, have felt like they didn't matter....

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
June 18th, 2015

Why You Need a Prayer Partner

I have had a prayer partner for the past year and a half. His name is Mike, and he also happens to be a blogger, at The Daily Saint. As far as I’m concerned, this is worth a few extra points, in addition to the prayer.  

June 15th, 2015

A Minute of Margin - Rx for Peace in the Midst of Stress

Most of us live lives of “quiet desperation,” as Henry David Thoreau put it, except we’re not too quiet about it. Jesus promised us peace and an abundant life, so why we do look so much like our stressed, discontent non-Christian coworkers? Dr. Richard Swenson offers prescriptions for...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via Bill Peel
June 13th, 2015

Take a Vacation That's Really a Vacation

In a recent survey of 1300 Americans, 90 percent said vacations help them relax and recharge, reduce their stress, and build closer relationships with family. Forty percent, however, don’t take all of their paid vacation days even though this affects their health, well-being and...

June 12th, 2015

Maximize Vacation ROI

Rested, relaxed and energized. That's how we want to return from vacation, but it's often not the case. So what can we do to get the best return on our investment of time, energy and finances a vacation requires?  Researchers Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan offer suggestions in  “When a...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
June 12th, 2015

Is There Room in Our Theology of Work for Rest and Recreation?

In many ways, the culture in which we live has lost sight of a vision of work that resonates with what we see in Scripture. Two aspects of this vision that we’ve forgotten are rest and recreation. Though work has been part of God’s design for humans since the very beginning, there is a...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
June 9th, 2015

Making Beautiful Places for the Glory of God

Inc. magazine's David Whitford wrote a feature article about Walker Mowers entitled "Finding Religion's Place in the Workplace: Colorado's Walker Manufacturing builds lawn mowers and operates as a Christian enterprise. What does faith have to do with riding mowers? Depends on how...

via Bill Peel
May 21st, 2015

Faith and Profit are Not Mutually Exclusive — An Interview with Henry Kaestner

Henry Kaestner is Chairman of Sovereign Capital, an investment firm he co-founded in 2011 that focuses on early growth-stage companies with exceptional growth potential in expanding markets, especially Southeast Asia.  Previously he served as CEO of Bandwidth.com, a communications...

May 19th, 2015

Hungry for Purpose in America

Values, character and purpose are top of mind for many Americans these days, according to David Brooks, conservative columnist for the New York Times and author of four books, including, The Road to Character. In a recent oped he wrote, Every reflective person sooner...