Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

July 18th, 2015

Workplace Prayer | Fulfillment in Christ Alone | Prayers at Work

Below are samples of workplace prayers for your week. They are from our friends at PrayersAtWork.com. You can sign up to receive weekly prayers via email here. The prayers below were authored by Dr. James H. Daughdrill.  Monday (Meditation: I Timothy 6:7-10) Dear God, money, health, success...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
July 15th, 2015

From a Lifestyle of Compulsive Work to a Rhythm of Work and Rest

Learning to trust God for our provision is an ongoing challenge, particularly if we are prone to compulsive work habits. Gordon MacDonald, a U.S. pastor, observes of his culture: The more we want, the more revenue we must produce to get it. The more revenue we must produce, the longer and...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via Forbes
July 12th, 2015

How to Boost Your Creativity

People who think they are not creative need to think again. Creativity is central to what it means to be human and made in the image of God. It’s one of the principle ways man imitates his Creator. Although our creativity is different from God's, who made everything from nothing, the...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
July 11th, 2015

Avoid Vacation Meltdown

July is typically the busiest summer month for vacations. Families prepare to load the car to travel to various fun-filled, relaxing destinations. Some of you may have already began daydreaming about your get away. You can smell the ocean, feel the sand between your toes, and feel the...

July 11th, 2015

Good Thoughts for Hard Times From R.G. LeTourneau

Whether you just entered the working world or you're multiple rungs up a ladder, career climbs today are steeper and falls are harder. As the head of a college that prepares (and repairs) men and women for that world, I have a little counsel for you from a legend who stepped into the work...

July 11th, 2015

Workplace Prayer | Rest and Reflection on Christ

God, I feel like I'm on a fast-running treadmill.  There are so many things I've got to do.  I have to run just to stay even.  I'm afraid to slow down for fear of losing ground.  God, help me to relax, to step off the rat-race treadmill, and to turn over control of my life to You.  Help...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
July 9th, 2015

Laity Lodge Camps

Howard Butt, the H.E. Butt Family Foundation, and Laity Lodge have played a significant role in the faith-and work-movement and provide opportunities for people to encounter God for the transformation of daily life, work, and our world. Many people know the Butt Foundation thought its...

July 6th, 2015

Workplace Prayer | Connecting with the Lord

God, in my work, may I not lose sight of Your presence. May I be aware that Your kingdom is as real as my goals, my strategies, and my budget. Bless my associates and their families. May we work together in mutual support. Help us to be aware of each other's needs, to share each other's...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via Bill Peel
June 20th, 2015

3 Reasons We Don't Use Our Greatest Resource

The simplest and most important part of living out our faith at work is also the hardest: prayer. So why is it so hard to pray? Among many reasons, three stand out: Bias for Action. American culture prizes action, accomplishment, efficiency, and productivity. When we slow...

June 18th, 2015

Why You Need a Prayer Partner

I have had a prayer partner for the past year and a half. His name is Mike, and he also happens to be a blogger, at The Daily Saint. As far as I’m concerned, this is worth a few extra points, in addition to the prayer.