Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

June 20th, 2014

Employee Engagement Begins in College

The fact that 70% of the American workforce is disengaged from their work is disconcerting on a number of levels. A Gallup study of over 30,000 college graduates found a profound link to long-time success in work engagement and life well-being that begins at the university. Two key findings...

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June 19th, 2014

Why People Hate Work & How That Can Change

“The way we’re working isn’t working,” say Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath in a New York Times article, “Why You Hate Work.”  Middle managers, as well as top-level executives reported: They don’t feel appreciated. They find it difficult to accomplish the most important work amid...

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June 19th, 2014

God Wants You to Work Like a Dog

Our two border collies often remind me of the connection between satisfying work and energizing joy. Although our pets are past their prime, they behave like pups when the opportunity arises to do their “work” of herding and running off would-be predators that could harm their “flock”—which...

June 19th, 2014

When to Go Public with Faith at Work

On his way home from London to New York, Mark Campisano sat next to a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, where he himself was a junior partner. Mark didn't know the older gentleman very well so when their dinner arrived, Mark tried to bow his head and give thanks to God as...

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June 18th, 2014

R.G. LeTourneau’s Call to Business

When R.G. LeTourneau's missionary sister pushed him to get serious about serving God, he was confused and conflicted. He wrestled with God over the work he loved and what most people believed—that “going all out for God” meant going into fulltime ministry as a preacher, evangelist or...

June 18th, 2014

Leadership Influence: The New Face of a Christian Marketplace Leader

Can an office assistant or a research associate have influence for the Kingdom of God? My new friend Allyse and her husband Shane met with me last week for lunch, and over gyros we discussed Allyse’s work. She has been working as an office assistant for a doctor who specializes in the care...

June 16th, 2014

Why Faith Belongs in Your Workplace

Would you listen to a Facebook market expert with pink hair talk about why faith belongs in your workplace? I would. Sandi Krakowski is a Top 20 Women Social Media Influencer according to Forbes. She helps “small business owners and big corporations utilize the online space and social media...

June 13th, 2014

Pastors Want to Visit Church Members’ Workplaces Survey Shows

As cultural forces increasingly encourage people to keep faith private, more pastors are stepping out of the pulpit and into congregants’ workplaces. Results from national research commissioned by the Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University uncovered a positive trend: Pastors...

June 6th, 2014

The Wife of Wall Street

In his book The Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort tells about starting his career as a stockbroker on October 19, 1987. That was “Black Monday” . . . the day the Dow fell 508 points and lost 22.61% of its value. It was the largest single-day decline in stock market history. In the real...

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June 5th, 2014

TwoTen Magazine

TwoTen Magazine is an incredible publication featuring stories of outstanding Christians in the workplace that inspire, encourage and equip business leaders with Christian principles to make an eternal, positive impact on everyone that God has entrusted them to serve. Read stories about...