Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

February 24th, 2017

When the Sermon Goes To Work

Does selling insurance, running a Laundromat, driving a cab, or delivering mail matter to God? Judging by our preaching, the answer is "not much." In one survey 90 percent of Christians said they had never heard a sermon that applied biblical theology to work. Yet Christians may spend...

via Bill Peel
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
via Bill Peel
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

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

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

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

As an organization engaged in higher education at a university that has historically and consistently teaches students that their work—as engineers, aviators, teachers, healthcare professionals, as well as pastors--matters to God and should be seen as a holy calling, almost all of our...

February 4th, 2017

Bill Peel on iWork4Him

http://www.iwork4him.com/podcast/2017/3/the-urgency-of-being-patient

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
February 1st, 2017

What Kinds of Vocations Does God Model?

In a previous blog, I have made the case that by His very nature God is a worker.  He has created all things and He sustains His creation.  Because God works, this gives our work value. So, I have to ask.  What kinds of work does God do today?  More importantly, ...

Channel(s): Calling and Career