Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

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April 18th, 2014

Seven Days of Prayer for the Workplace

Last year I reconnected with Chris Jordan, founder and "Chief Steward" of Electro Acoustics in Fort Worth. Chris is passionate about creating audio and visual perfection in landmark venues across Texas. He's also passionate about building a business that glorifies God. Recently Chris...

April 17th, 2014

Golfing for God's Glory

Bubba Watson won the 2012 and 2014 Masters using PING irons, giving John Solheim another reason to smile. John is Chairman and CEO of PING, as well as a LeTourneau University Trustee and former LeTourneau student. In 2014 PING earned 15 gold awards in Golf Digest's "Hot List" -- more than...

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April 16th, 2014

How to Pray at Work

Paul tells us to “Pray continually” (1 Thes. 5:17). No matter how full our schedule, we can pray anytime, anyplace. The problem is, we forget. It’s easy to get so absorbed in our work that we fall asleep spiritually. But even when we do, God is still present, He wants to be involved in our...

April 7th, 2014

Making the World “Very Good”

God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning--the sixth day (Genesis 1:31). How do you view the world? Your work in the world? Is it a necessary evil? Something you do to earn a paycheck? Is it good? Or is it very good? If you’ve never...

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April 1st, 2014

Did Dan Cathy Make a Mistake?

When Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A, expressed his views on traditional marriage, it sparked a media firestorm in July 2012. His comments landed the successful chicken franchise in hot water—or as a recent article in Forbes put it, “in a vat of piping hot chicken grease.” As a result, given...

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March 31st, 2014

Balancing Work and Wife

I’m usually thrilled when Kathy and I both are invited to speak at a conference. But at the Missional Marketplace Summit at Germantown Baptist Church last month, I secretly wished she wasn’t there to hear Louis Upkins speak from his book, Treat Me Like a Customer.  “I sleep with my...

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March 29th, 2014

Leaders at All Levels

The need for leadership at all levels is one of the 12 critical issues identified in "Global Human Capital Trends 2014,” according to Deloitte research reported in a Forbes article entitled “Successful Organizations Need Leaders at All Levels.”  The research triggered thoughts about ...

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March 24th, 2014

Take Your Faith to Work

Do you ever wonder if what you do on weekdays counts for eternity? As a new Christian, I sure did. That’s why I enrolled in Dallas Theological Seminary, and after four years of rigorous study, I was ready to make a mark for the Lord. Then I met Bill Garrison—attorney, DTS trustee, and elder...

March 24th, 2014

Why Work? Because You're Made for It

Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need.  Ephesians 4:28 Hard Work, Good Work: Part 4 In last week's reflections, we saw that Ephesians 4:28 urges us not...

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February 28th, 2014

Millennials Seek to Serve God in Their Work

Millennials -- lazy, greedy, entitled, the me-me-me generation? Not all of them. Sure, some feed this stereotype. But did you realize that born-again Millennials are notable for their social activism, and they practice evangelism more than any other generation?