Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

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February 10th, 2017

Evangelism Lessons from Dr. Walt Larimore

Dr. Walt Larimore is a gifted, award-winning family physician, educator, author, and businessman. I met Dr. Larimore in 1995, as we began to design and teach on a course we called The Saline Solution to help healthcare professionals see how they could appropriately address...

Channel(s): Evangelism
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February 9th, 2017

How to Identify Your Mission Field | Acts 1:8

The greatest communication success story in human history is how the gospel message spread across the Mediterranean world. Followers of Jesus grew from a few hundred on the day of Pentecost to more than six million people by the end of the second century.1 That’s an amazing number,...

Channel(s): Evangelism
February 9th, 2017

How to Witness at Work

Every day when you arrive at your workplace, an attitude arrives with you. Our attitudes are like the perfume or cologne we are wearing; we smell the fragrance when we first put it on, but others smell it throughout the day. The fragrance you’re wearing at work, others are picking up. So...

February 8th, 2017

Spiritual Influence at Work | Workplace Grace on Family Talk

Most of us spend about 30% of our lives at work, and most of the people we work with are non-believers. God commands us to tell others about Him, so for many of us, our workplace is the mission field we are called to. Today’s guests explain how to take your faith to work in appropriate,...

Channel(s): Evangelism
February 8th, 2017

Workplace Prayer | Praying for Co-Workers

Below are samples of workplace prayers for your week. They're from our friends at PrayersAtWork.com and authored by Dr. James H. Daughdrill. You can sign up to receive weekly prayers via email here.   Monday (Meditation: Colossians 3:12-14)  God, I work with others all day long, and at the...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Evangelism
February 8th, 2017

Serving Christ As A Business Owner

Phil Burks of Tyler, Texas, graduated from LeTourneau College in 1974 with a degree in electrical engineering technology. Back in his days as a “Techo,” he and two others nearly single-handedly put KHYM, a 5000-watt gospel radio station on the air. Burks worked at the campus’ KLET radio...

February 6th, 2017

The Lost Purpose for Learning: An Essay on United States Education With Implications for All Nations

"We don't find meaning in learning, we bring meaning to learning. If we can, that is. "Whatever!" seems to be a common bored attitude of children toward school. Bribes, or threats, or lures of a future well-paying job fail to inspire them. This is to be expected, if we fail to give them a...

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January 29th, 2017

Where Is Your Hope Anchored?

“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” —Václav Havel For the first time since the Great Depression, hopelessness describes the emotional...

January 28th, 2017

Ten Commandments for Talking Politics in the Office

Let’s talk about politics--and do it with grace. As Christians, we represent Christ in everything we do. So let’s hold each other accountable to a level of discourse that honors Christ with these Ten Commandments for Talking Politics (or facebooking politics, tweeting politics, ...

Channel(s): Culture and Worldview
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January 28th, 2017

Prayers for the Government Workplace

God claims the government workplace as His own, just like every other workplace. Throughout history, Godly men and women in government have recognized that prayer is the most powerful strategy Christians have for political impact. Praying for our nation’s leaders and public servants is...