Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

October 22nd, 2015

Put Fear In Its Place - Lessons From a Former Airline Executive

Scott Dickson is the former CEO and president of Vanguard airlines, a position he took in early 2001 with full understanding that it was a turnaround situation. The airline was in trouble, and it was his job to reverse a bad situation. Then 9/11 changed everything. In his book, Never...

October 19th, 2015

Why Business Matters to God (And What Still Needs to Be Fixed)

Jeff Van Duzer grew up thinking business was the source of much damage and evil in the world, the work of greedy capitalists polluting the environment. Thirty years later he was dean of a business school. In the course of that remarkable transformation, Van Duzer discovered many business...

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October 18th, 2015

The Road to Humility | An Interview with John Hawkins

“I’m called to serve Christ—and, by the way, we build homes,” says John Hawkins, president of Hawkins-Welwood Homes and 30-year veteran of the real estate/homebuilding industry. Although he’s one of the most successful high-end homebuilders in Dallas, John’s road has not been a smooth one....

October 16th, 2015

How to Be a Spiritual Influence at Work | Interview with Dr. Bill Peel on My Faith Radio

National radio talk show "Dr. Bill Maier-Live!" helps listeners understand how Christian faith intersects with contemporary culture. Dr. Maier recently interviewed Dr. Bill Peel on how to be a spiritual influence at work.​ A few quotes from the interview: “Evangelism begins with doing good...

Channel(s): Evangelism
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October 7th, 2015

It's Never Too Late to Head Back to School

More and more adults are heading back to college to sharpen their skills and broaden their understanding—especially in the rapidly changing realm of business. In fact, according to NBC News, the enrollment rate of adults going back to school is rising faster than typical college-aged...

October 7th, 2015

Why Christians Should Paint, Dance, Quilt, Act, Compose Music, Write Stories, Decorate Cookies and Participate in the Arts

Why does a symphony stir our soul or painting capture our imagination? Why does a well-turned phrase in a story or a well-cast line in a stream produce a sense of satisfaction? Why does creating something beautiful give us joy?  Because we are made in the image of our Creator God. According...

October 7th, 2015

Reading Broadly Has Broad Benefits

Winston Churchill won his Nobel Prize for Literature, not Peace. Who knew? History brims with examples of leaders like Churchill who believed that deep, broad reading nurtured the knowledge, habits, and talents necessary to achieve success. In 2008, The Atlantic published an...

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October 2nd, 2015

Building a Business for the Glory of God

Many Christians have not stopped to consider what it takes to build a business to the glory of God. They may have a piece or two of the puzzle, but often have not stepped back to look beyond economics and ethics. Making a profit is seen as morally good and honorable in the Bible, but God...

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September 24th, 2015

Communicating Grace in an Ungracious World

Whether we work on a factory floor, in a cramped cubical, or in the corner office, each of us has the opportunity to bring grace to our workplace. Even small things—a word of encouragement or a simple act of kindness—can be used by God to accomplish big things. Graciousness Stands Out  In a...

September 23rd, 2015

CEO Roundtable Breakfast | Dallas | Nov. 4

Register Here Join us for a CEO Roundtable Breakfast with Bob Walker, President of Walker Manufacturing Company (Recently profiled in Inc. Magazine). Watch a video interview about Walker Manufacturing here.  ps. you don't have to be a CEO to attend!  Keynote "Leading & Managing...

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