Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

December 3rd, 2018

Legendary Partnership Between George Bush and R.G. LeTourneau

One of the most daring ventures in the oil exploration industry was the development of the first moveable, off-shore drilling rig by R.G. LeTourneau for George Bush's Zapata Oil Company in the early 1950s. What was labeled impossible was daily fare for R.G. LeTourneau’s genius-level...

November 4th, 2018

Mark Greene: Boaz, the Godly Manager

Mark Greene grew up Jewish and became a Christian in his early twenties. He worked in advertising in London and New York before becoming Vice-Principal and Lecturer of Communications at the London School of Theology. He now serves as Executive Director of the London Institute for...

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November 3rd, 2018

Wendy Simpson: Living in God's Presence at Work

Wendy Simpson is a global business leader and deeply devoted Christian. She is Chair of Wengeo Group, an innovative diversified industrial group with investments in manufacturing, precision engineering, industrial property development, venture capital and new media. She has held key...

November 3rd, 2018

Andy Mills - Passion in Business

Andy Mills is the Executive Chairman and President at Archegos Capital Management. He was the former Chief Executive Officer of the Thomson Financial and Professional Publishing unit of The Thomson Corporation, where he was also a member of the Board. Andy is also a Senior Fellow at The...

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April 16th, 2018

The Enduring Impact of R.G. LeTourneau's Faith

If you're looking for a model of how to glorify God in your work, look no further than R.G. LeTourneau. Listen as Sarah Gosnell tells how LeTourneau's faith at work continues to impact our current generation for Christ almost fifty years after his death. Sarah Gosnell's grandfather went to...

Channel(s): Evangelism
April 11th, 2018

Called to Be a Pilot- Erik Franks '09

First Officer Eric Franks feels called by God to be a pilot and used by God to get people to where He wants them to be. Erik graduated in 2009 from LeTourneau University with a degree in professional flight and works for Hong Kong Airlines.  Conversations in the cockpit often drift toward...

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October 31st, 2017

The Reformation at Work

On October 31, 500 years after Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the church in Wittenberg, LeTourneau University held a day of common learning to Celebrate the Reformation. You can listen, watch, or read (below) Bill Peel's talk on how the reformation reformed our view...

October 15th, 2017

Building Houses for God's Glory | Merle and Dave Stoltzfus

David and Merle Stoltzfus take Psalm 127 very personally as residential developers in eastern Pennsylvania.  Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. (Psalm 127:1)  But they don't just build structures, they build communities. Because they believe that...

October 3rd, 2017

Made to Create | Nate Saint, Inventor of the Pack 'n Play

If you have babies or grand-babies, chances are you've thanked God for products created by Nate Saint--such as the Pack 'n Play.  Nate grew up in a deeply religious family. His uncle and namesake was one of the missionary martyrs killed by the Auca Indians in South America with Jim Elliot...

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October 1st, 2017

A Film That Fosters Human Flourishing

Same Kind of Different As Me released last week in theaters across the country. It's the true story of Ron and Deborah Hall, and Denver Moore, the homeless man God brought into their life. It's a beautiful reminder of how one person or one couple can impact a community, a city...

Channel(s): Culture and Worldview