Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

April 29th, 2015

PovertyCure: From Aid to Enterprise

Do we really help people, communities and countries by sending them aid?  A group of academics, activists, theologians and business leaders believe more harm than good is often the result of international aid. PovertyCure is an international network of organizations and individuals seeking...

April 29th, 2015

Jump-Start Social Responsibility at Your Company

What are you and the company where you work doing to make the community a better place? The term "corporate social responsibility" became popular in the 1960s, and although some have deemed it merely a public relations stunt, most major companies have taken seriously the opportunity to...

via Bill Peel
April 12th, 2015

Move It's Leader and Shepherd: An Interview with Tracy Taylor

Tracy Taylor is Founder and President of Move It Management, LLC and a 40-year veteran of the self-storage industry. He has owned and/or operated over 100 self-storage properties and is one of the industry's most respected and well-known leaders. Move It develops, acquires and manages...

April 11th, 2015

Kingdom Calling

In Kingdom Calling, Amy Sherman provides a glimpse of the fulfillment of Proverbs 11:10: “When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices.” According to Sherman, the righteous are the citizens of a city who see everything they have as a gift from God to be stewarded for His purposes...

April 10th, 2015

Atheism Growing in the Workplace

If it seems like more and more people in your workplace disdain faith in God, it’s not your imagination. An extensive new Barna Group study found that the number of atheists in America is growing. With atheists and agnostics combined into one group called “skeptics,” the study uncovered...

Channel(s): Evangelism
April 8th, 2015

The Moral Value of Profit

What is the place of profit for Christians in business? People who doubt the moral value of profit need to take a hard look at the Bible. From the beginning, it's clear that God Himself wanted a return on His investment in creation. But He also intended people to engage in profit-making...

Channel(s): Economics
April 8th, 2015

Can Millennials and Boomers Work Together?

Both the workplace and the church are experiencing a major demographic transition as Boomers and Millennials learn how to do life and leadership together. Collaboration of the two largest cohorts of the past four generations can enrich every corner of society, but this can also create a...

April 7th, 2015

Minimum Wage: Justice or Good Business?

EDITOR'S NOTE: The minimum wage conversation heated up during the last political cycle and is likely to be a topic of debate in the 2016 presidential campaign. Many people gravitate toward government staying out of business. However, as our country continues to drift away...

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March 28th, 2015

Southwest Airlines' Legendary Corporate Culture | An Interview with Dave Ridley

During his 27-year career at Southwest Airlines, Dave Ridley has served as SVP Chief Marketing Officer; SVP People and Leadership Development; SVP Business Development; and VP of Ground (Airport) Operations. Dave retired earlier this year but he retains an office at Southwest and serves as...

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March 23rd, 2015

Five Trends Shaping the Workplace of the Future

In a series of articles, Jacob Morgan, Forbes contributor and author of The Future of Work, describes the trends that are “creating an unprecedented war for talent that is forcing organizations to shift from creating an environment where they assume employees need...