Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

May 9th, 2014

The Most Influential Ministry a Christian Could Endeavor

According to this infographic from Crown Business, a CEO is more Influential in unbelievers' lives than a full time Pastor. Read more about Crown Business' findings on their website here. 

via Bill Peel
May 9th, 2014

Eight Steps to Turn a Dorm-Room Startup into a Real-World Success

As the father of three sons who all started businesses while in college, I was intrigued by an Inc. article that offered advice to collegians who had the entrepreneurial bug. The leap from college student to business person is a serious leap, but Wall Street has no corner on great...

May 8th, 2014

7 Easy Steps to Be a Missionary Where You Are

Are you a missionary? No? Well, Jesus thinks you are. He left us here to take the gospel to the world. A few of us, to be sure, He calls to go the ends of the earth. Others He calls to be missionaries right where we are. Is it possible to be a missionary right where you are? Without...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Evangelism
via Bill Peel
May 1st, 2014

Good Decisions Require Your Whole Brain

New research from the NeuroLeadership Institute contradicts some commonly held beliefs about decision-making. A couple of examples: Deadlines help us make decisions because they shake off inertia and get us off the dime, right?  And, everyone knows that good decision-making is based on...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Leadership
via Bill Peel
May 1st, 2014

High ROI for LeTourneau University

Congratulations to LeTourneau University for ranking 5th among all Texas universities for Return on Investment, as reported in the Houston Business Journal. LeTourneau ranked 2nd among private schools. A recent Wall Street Journal article, "Elite Colleges Don't Buy Happiness for Graduates...

via Acton
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 “...

April 22nd, 2014

New Canaan Society: How one man's need launched a movement

By 1995 Jim Lane had learned first-hand that it’s lonely at the top. Despite his success at Goldman Sachs, he felt knew he needed to refocus his life. He felt isolated. He wanted a better relationship with his wife and children. And he wanted more time with God. He realized that men in...

via Bill Peel
April 18th, 2014

Seven Days of Prayer for the Workplace

Last year I reconnected with Chris Jordan, founder and "Chief Steward" of Electro Acoustics in Fort Worth. Chris is passionate about creating audio and visual perfection in landmark venues across Texas. He's also passionate about building a business that glorifies God. Recently Chris...

April 17th, 2014

Legendary Partnership Between Bush and LeTourneau

On March 31, a new exhibit opened at the Bush Presidential library in College Station TX, showcasing the work and innovation Bush brought to the oil industry on land and offshore. Key to Bush's success was the a movable drilling platform designed and built by R.G. LeTourneau. Read more ...

via Bill Peel
April 16th, 2014

How to Pray at Work

Paul tells us to “Pray continually” (1 Thess. 5:17). Problem is, we forget. It’s easy to get so absorbed in our work that we fall asleep spiritually. But even when we do, God is still present. He wants to be involved in our work, and we always have the opportunity to speak with Him.  No...