Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

August 28th, 2015

The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith and Calling from the Life of Joseph

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers, 2015 Mention the biblical patriarch Joseph and most people will think of his dreams, his multi-colored coat, and his band of jealous brothers who tried to kill him. Yet Joseph was an astute businessman and prudent leader in who saved the...

July 24th, 2015

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

How should we respond to a co-worker who openly attacks our Christian faith? What should we say to a colleague who is struggling to understand difficult questions like Why is there suffering in the world? How could a loving God send people to Hell? Why isn’t Christianity more...

Channel(s): Evangelism
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
April 11th, 2015

Kingdom Calling

In Kingdom Calling, Amy Sherman provides a glimpse of the fulfillment of Proverbs 11:10: “When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices.” According to Sherman, the righteous are the citizens of a city who see everything they have as a gift from God to be stewarded for His purposes...

March 23rd, 2015

Joy at Work: A CEO's Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job

Imagine a company where people love coming to work and are highly productive on a daily basis. Dennis Bakke is co-founder and CEO of AES, an energy company with 40,000 employees in 31 countries and revenues of $8.6 billion. Bakke led a quest at AES to “create the most 'fun' workplace ever,...

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March 15th, 2015

Max De Pree on Leadership

Leadership Is an Art by Max De Pree,  I read Leadership is an Art when it was first published in 1989. The book has become a classic, selling more than 800,000 copies. De Pree's timeless principles on servant leadership, humanizing work, building relationships and...

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January 13th, 2015

Don't Miss Your Calling

Perhaps you are wondering, What did God create me to do? What is God’s will for my work? Is there any way for me to know for certain that I am doing what He called me to do? These are good questions to ask since knowing what God's will should be our top...

July 1st, 2014

Workplace Grace

You can take your faith to work in appropriate, engaging ways. Workplace Grace offers a simple, non-threatening approach to evangelism. Whether your work takes you to a construction site, a cramped cubicle or the corner office, every Christian plays a significant role in the Great...

May 29th, 2014

The Person Called You: Why You're Here, Why You Matter & What You Should Do With Your Life

If you’ve ever found yourself in a job you hate, wondering about your purpose, or just wanting to make sure you are working at peak proficiency, we highly recommend our good friend Bill Hendricks’ new book. For the past twenty years, Bill has helped people harness the power of their...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
May 19th, 2014

Calling: A Biblical Perspective

"Calling, or vocation, is the single most popular topic in the theology of work. When people ponder how their faith relates to their work, their first question is often, “What kind of work is God calling me to?” We spend more time at work—whether paid or unpaid— than any other waking...

Channel(s): Calling and Career