Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

September 19th, 2013

Guidelines on Religious Exercise and Religious Expression in the Federal Workplace

On August 14, 1997 the Clinton White House released one of the most far-reaching set of guidelines for religious expression.

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September 16th, 2013

How We’re Spending Our Time

The average adult with a full-time job spends 9 hours, 12 minutes and 36 seconds working and commuting on a typical workday. And what do we do for work? The biggest employment sector today is government. See how our time and jobs break down in two graphs from the Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
September 16th, 2013

An Open Letter to College Freshmen

Having a college degree doesn’t make you smart, but it does make you rare. Only 10 percent of the world has a college degree. Matt Anderson at Mere Orthodoxy offer some important advice to those who have the privilege of entering college this year.

Channel(s): Calling and Career
September 16th, 2013

What Millennials Really Want Out of Work

As the wave of Millennials, born between 1982 and 2000, join the workforce, employers can’t seem to figure out what they want. However, Adam Grant argues that we all want the same basic things out of work. “Whether we’re Boomers, Gen Xers, or Millennials, we’re searching for interesting,...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
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September 14th, 2013

Leaving the Ministry?

“He left the ministry.” I can still recall how my father's countenance dropped when he learned that a friend had left the pastorate. A pastor himself, Dad hated to see gifted people leave church work and head for the marketplace. At age 34, he had taken the opposite path. He left a...

September 13th, 2013

What Is a Christian Company?

Some of the largest companies in the US have been identified as “Christian companies." So what does that mean?  Hugh Welchel writes about what it should mean. Read his article. What do you consider to be the key attributes a Christian in business should embody?

September 13th, 2013

Your Career Well Being and Your Identity

According to Gallup research people who have the opportunity to regularly do what they enjoy are more than twice as likely to be thriving in their lives overall. To appreciate how much our careers shape our identity and wellbeing, people took five years to fully recover from prolonged...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
September 13th, 2013

Rethinking Milton Friedman

In the not so distant past, the interests of a company, its employees and the community were closely aligned. Today, shareholder interests and the bottom line reign. While companies continue to post record profits, workers face high unemployment and stagnant wages. Is it time to re-examine...

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September 13th, 2013

Work Meets Play Infographic

Check out this infographic to see how technology allows work to invade our off time.

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
September 12th, 2013

From Instagram Snapshot to Feature Film

When I was all of 24 years old, I met this guy at church. He was 26. Good looking. Friendly. Pretty wife. Adopted newborn kid. Former college quarterback. Physical therapist. Committed Christ-follower. His name was Butch Buchanan. Butch made a huge impression on me. He was a quiet guy, but...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Evangelism