Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

June 9th, 2015

Making Beautiful Places for the Glory of God

Inc. magazine's David Whitford wrote a feature article about Walker Mowers entitled "Finding Religion's Place in the Workplace: Colorado's Walker Manufacturing builds lawn mowers and operates as a Christian enterprise. What does faith have to do with riding mowers? Depends on how...

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May 14th, 2015

The Best Way to Erase Poverty

"The best anti-poverty program is a job," said President Obama at the recent Poverty Summit at Georgetown University. Overwhelming response on Twitter pushed #PovertySummit to a national trending topic.  God created us to work. When we don’t work, we can’t flourish --  much less eat and pay...

April 29th, 2015

PovertyCure: From Aid to Enterprise

Do we really help people, communities and countries by sending them aid?  A group of academics, activists, theologians and business leaders believe more harm than good is often the result of international aid. PovertyCure is an international network of organizations and individuals seeking...

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April 25th, 2014

Letters to the Exiles

A seven-part film series that explores the bigger picture, the deeper mystery of God's mission in the world and our place in it.  A moment of honesty for Christians out there: have you ever wondered what your Salvation is actually FOR? Is it just to get to heaven? Is it so we can have a “...

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February 28th, 2014

Millennials Seek to Serve God in Their Work

When Millennials first entered the workforce, older generations deemed them lazy, greedy, entitled, me-me-me generation, While some may feed this stereotype, Millennials are shaping today's workplace in many positive ways. Plus, born-again Millennials are notable for their social activism,...

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February 28th, 2014

Conference Call Survival Strategies

If you, like many, have a strong aversion to conference calls, gird your loins. They're not going away. Sue Shellenbargar sites research in a recent WSJ article that the number of conference calls in the U.S. is expected to grow 9.6% a year through 2017. Ugh!  Though conference-call ...

January 17th, 2014

Covington Aircraft | Powered by God

Does aircraft maintenance have anything to do with God's work? Paul and Betty Abbott and their sons Luke and Aaron believe so. The Abbotts took over operations of Covington Aircratf shortly after Paul’s graduation from LeTourneau University, know that they were just stewards of a company...

September 28th, 2013

Work as Worship 2014

November 7, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Unleashing Business Leaders to See Work as Ministry The world tells us that work is just a means to more comfort … more stuff … more me. The Work as Worship Conference will inspire workplace Christians to view their work as an act of worship and an opportunity to make a difference for the...

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August 30th, 2013

Celebrate Your Work

Is the work we do on a daily basis something to be endured or to be celebrated? God worked to create the universe. Adam and Eve worked in the garden before the Fall. That makes work a good gift from God and something to celebrate. In the Ten Commandments, God commands us, "Six days shall...

August 21st, 2013

Defining Biblical Leadership

In February of 2013, Dr. Dale Lunsford, LeTourneau University President and Bill Peel, Executive Director of the Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau traveled to Singapore at the invitation of Hope Church Singapore to speak on workplace evangelism and leadership. In this video hear...