Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

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May 19th, 2018

Living Miraculously- Greg Poelman '09

"Just buy a ticket."    Those were the words of LeTourneau Alumnus Greg Poelman's wife just before he bought a plane ticket from Malaysia to Seattle without having a confirmed interview for his current position at Slalom Consulting. He knew he wanted to work for the company as a financial...

Channel(s): Alumni Corner
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May 7th, 2018

Living With Integrity | Brady Steed '14 Alumni Spotlight

  Brady Steed graduated from LeTourneau University in December of 2014. He is now a software developer for Deloitte & Touche Consulting. After getting his calling from God telling him to move from Longview to Orlando, he has found more blessings and fulfillment than he could have ever...

Channel(s): Alumni Corner
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April 24th, 2018

Living With Passion- Regina Myrick '13

Regina Myrick has just moved with her husband to Asheville, NC where they are building the house of their dreams in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Being close to Tennessee has helped Regina realize her dreams of acting, modeling, and being a health and wellness advocate for the company LeVel and...

Channel(s): Alumni Corner
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April 22nd, 2018

Small Steps of Faith Can Lead to God’s Purposes for You and Many Others

Sometimes a relentless desire to do something can be the Spirit of God prompting us to take a small step of faith. That’s what Tammie Jo Shults, Captain of Southwest flight 1380, did in high school after she read the book Jungle Pilot, a book about the missionary pilot Nate Saint....

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April 21st, 2018

Pay Attention to Those Desires in your Heart

I don’t know about you, but I’d love to be awaken by an angel some morning with a direct message from God about what I should do. Sometimes life is puzzling and it would be nice to have a burning bush or an audible voice from heaven pronounce God’s will for my life. The fact is though, if I...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
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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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April 10th, 2018

New R.G. Pictorial Biography Crowdfunding Begins!

R.G. LeTourneau changed the world with his God-given ingenuity, his giant earthmoving machines, and his commitment to serve Christ in his work. The Center for Faith & Work wants all LeTourneau University students and alumni to have a copy of this captivating new biography: Working...

March 11th, 2018

Billy Graham and Evelyn and R.G. LeTourneau

"America's Pastor" the Rev. Billy Graham died a week ago.  Yesterday, the nation honored him as the first religious leader to lie in honor at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington.  President Trump described Graham as "an ambassador for Christ who reminded the world of the power of prayer and...

February 11th, 2018

Work Is Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be

When I was a kid, my parents decided to build their own home. It was a marvelous plan – a beautiful house in the suburbs, custom-built on a wooded lot next to a lake. The builder they hired promised amazing things – several sliding glass doors so there would always be an unobstructed view...