Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

August 8th, 2014

Joyless, Meaningless Work is Unhealthy

A recent study found that the majority of Americans (52.3%) are unhappy in their work. This sad statistic is doubly troubling in light of numerous other studies which report that happy people are healthier people and they live longer. It’s not a big leap to see that being unhappy in our...

August 1st, 2014

God’s Presence in Our Struggles at Work (Psalm 23)

“The Lord is my shepherd” (Psalm 23:1). If we trust God, we have the tranquility of knowing that God watches over us, like a shepherd watching over the sheep. This is a reminder to see our work from God’s perspective—not primarily as an instrument for our gratification, but as our part in...

May 15th, 2014

Theology of Work & Building Spiritual Capital in the Workplace

A Theology of Work The Bible has more to say about work than worship. Yet most Christians don’t understand the significance of work to God’s kingdom. This session will explore how God views work and how a biblical theology of work should shape our experiences in the marketplace and our...

May 17th, 2013

Flourishing Through Business

Why do some communities fail and others flourish?  Historically, why have the United States and Western Europe enjoyed such enormous economic prosperity as compared with the rest of the world? The Colson Center, Acton Institute, Fellowship of Christian Companies, Discovery Institute and...

September 11th, 2012

Why We Work

By: Bill Crowder Why are you going to work today? In his devotional from Our Daily Bread, Bill Crowder reminds us from a classic story from the life of St. Paul's Cathedral Architect, Christopher Wren, that no matter who signs our paycheck, we are really working for God. It...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
August 7th, 2012

Work and Vocation Resources from The Gospel Coalition

Over 100 sermons, interviews, and messages on work can be found at The Gospel Coalition. Speakers include Steve Brown, Bob Doll, Mark Driscoll, Wayne Grudem, Kent Hughes, Tim Keller, Martyn Lloyd Jones, Tom Nelson, John Piper, Gene Edward Veith Jr., and many others.

September 29th, 2011

Trading: Increasing God's Currency or Yours?

A panel of three traders discusses the particular challenges of living out their Christian walk in the trading world and a Christian perspective on working in Finance. Listen here.

September 29th, 2011

Work and Rest According to Jesus

Religious leaders in Jesus’ time had a long list of rules for the Sabbath. When questioned about the Sabbath, Jesus did not respond by dismissing it. Instead, He redefined it. The Sabbath is a blessing from God -- one we will only enjoy when we understand it correctly. Download this free...

September 29th, 2011

Work | Sermon by Timothy Keller

Sermon by Dr. Timothy Keller on 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 at Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York "Our God works, He is creative and He rests. We are made in His image and should mirror these attributes. Paul gives young Christians in Thessalonica practical advice on how to work--not only...

September 29th, 2011

Re-imagine Law

Dr. Timothy Keller's sermon on Genesis 1:26-2:2; 2:7-9, 15 at Redeemer Presbyterian Church.  "To examine the relationship between practicing law and Christianity, we must examine how we can re-imagine practicing law as Christians and re-imagine the law profession itself. we need to consider...