Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

January 19th, 2015

Tegu: Building Blocks to Rebuild Communities

The High Calling spoke with Chris and Will Haughey, co-founders of Tegu, about their company's mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Every toy the company sells contributes to reforestation and education efforts in surrounding Honduran communities.

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January 13th, 2015

Called to Joy

  Bill Hendricks, author of The Person Called You, says that you can always spot someone doing what they were called to do, what they were born for.  People can do all kinds of things. But they only enjoy doing certain things. And I'm not just talking about what people "...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
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January 13th, 2015

Don't Miss Your Calling

Perhaps you are wondering, What did God create me to do? What is God’s will for my work? Is there any way for me to know for certain that I am doing what He called me to do? These are good questions to ask since knowing what God's will should be our top...

January 7th, 2015

Shining Bright or Blown Bulb? | A Report on the Faith@Work Summit, Boston

By: John Elton Pletcher “Give it a gentle shake, right up next to your ear. Listen close. If the filament yields a tinsel sound, the bulb is blown. That’s why the light’s not working, Son. ‘Time to replace the bulb.” This was Dad’s explanation for assessing old-school light bulbs.  Is Faith...

Channel(s): Calling and Career, Events
January 6th, 2015

How to Pray for Your Workplace

Use these prayers based on Scripture to pray for your work and your workplace. Lord, I long to worship You in my work and pray that You would tear down any mental walls that divide the secular from the sacred in my life. In all I do, help me recognize that every part of my existence,...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
January 6th, 2015

Litany for the Workplace

At the first Faith@Work Summit held in Boston in October of 2014, 275 pastors, business leaders, theologians, university professors, and marketplace ministry leaders rose to thank God and ask him to bless their work using the following litany. We urge you to join us in prayer and hope...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Events
January 6th, 2015

How MicroPrayers Can Help Get You Through the Work Day

With the advent of ubiquitous mobile social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter within reach at a moment’s notice, many of us have taken to posting clever quips from our sporatic stream of consciousness, squeezed in to the cracks and micro-breaks throughout the busy day. Standing in...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
January 6th, 2015

Ten Characteristics of Great Business Leaders

Recently I reflected on the characteristics of the best leaders whom I have met through The CEO Institute over the past 23 years. Here are ten characteristics I believe exemplify the profile of great business leaders:

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
December 31st, 2014

Manor Church | Church Profile

History: Founded in 1886 Denomination: Atlantic Conference of the Brethren in Christ Church Lead Pastor: John Pletcher Location: 530 Central Manor Road Lancaster, PA 17603 Website: http://manorchurch.org ...

Channel(s): Faith & Work Churches
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December 10th, 2014

Delivery Boy for a Day

Before the big brown truck pulls up in front of your house to deliver presents, take two minutes to experience this fun and heart-warming new ad from UPS about a young boy who is fascinated by UPS package delivery drivers. It’s a good reminder of how we can elevate the value of work from an...