Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

September 6th, 2018

Bill Pollard on Seeking Truth in the Doing of Business

I recently spoke with one of the great business leaders of our time, Bill Pollard, legendary former CEO of Service Master. I met Bill a number of years ago and a YPO conference where he was speaking. Bill, a committed follower of Christ, shared with the group how he envisioned himself, not...

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September 3rd, 2018

Robots and God's Glory

On a recent visit to Chicago, I had the privilege of meeting with Matrix Design's CEO, Pat Bertsche and a group of company leaders who are test driving our new curriculum, Growing a Business that Glorifies God--an eight-part guided study of why business is important to God and how...

August 21st, 2018

The Holy Work of Managing a Family

Despite efforts to create the illusion of a perfect home on Instragram or Facebook, there's no such thing as a perfect home. But there is such thing as a good home--a place where family members walk through the door and say, "Wow, it's good to be home!" A place where family members...

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July 15th, 2018

Eight Leaders Talk about Faith and Work

The Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University and Jim and Martha Brangenberg of iWork4Him joined up to record eight interviews with some friends who are serious about following Christ in their work and all of life. Here's the schedule of when you can stream the interviews live or...

July 9th, 2018

Honoring God in Commercial Real Estate

Getting a bird's-eye view of parcels of land is an important part of real estate development. It's also a reminder of how real estate development fits into God's agenda to cultivate his creation and bring what He created to full flower. 

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June 6th, 2018

Helping Churches Go to Work

Church leaders across the country are recognizing the need to equip Christians to live out their faith in the workplace. LETU’s Center for Faith & Work consults with churches of all sizes, denominations and demographics to help pastors empower congregants to see their work as a holy...

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June 6th, 2018

Christian Sex Therapist Discusses Living in Grace - Karisa Kaye '09

"Who grows up and says they want to be a sex therapist?" Yet that's what Karisa Kaye of Chattanooga, TN does in her private practice "I Love Us." Karisa is a pioneer for healthy sexuality not only in the Christian community but in her everyday conversations as well. She describes how...

May 29th, 2018

Take Your Pastor to Work--and Lunch

Did you know that most pastors would like to visit their member’s workplaces? According to our research, 98% would visit if invited. You can be a big help to your pastors by taking them to work—and to lunch. Ninety-three percent of pastors believe it’s important to help people integrate...

May 28th, 2018

Consider the Ant: Why Daily Faithfulness Matters

Over 20 years ago, I heard a speaker named Jeff Olson give a talk on something he called “the Slight Edge.” The idea resonated with me, and ever since then it has had a significant influence on my life. I have come to realize it is a basic biblical principle woven into the fabric of...

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May 22nd, 2018

Living With Strength- Hannah Beets '13

Hannah Beets is an East Texas native and graduated from LeTourneau University in December 2013. She is now a third grade teacher at Chandler Elementary in Kilgore while using her teacher pay to fund her real dream: An after-school gym and fitness program for kids. In her gym, Ignition...