Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

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January 9th, 2017

Seven Days of Prayer for the Workplace | Part 2

Monday Father, Lord Jesus, Holy Spirit, I marvel at the universe You worked together to create. The whole universe is Your temple, a place of worship, in which You called me to join Your work to make Your world all it was created to be. Thank You for the high calling to participate in Your...

January 3rd, 2017

Assessment and the Kingdom of God | Part 1

John Lommel, Senior Director of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at LeTourneau, considers the biblical place of assessment in God's Kingdom. In Part 1 of a three-part series, he describes how God can use assessment in forming our organizations into what God desires...

January 2nd, 2017

How to make Business Your Ministry

One Perspective The Greek word used for ministry in the Bible is diakonia (service) or diakonos (servant). Ministry means "to be of service" or "to serve." So, we believe that business is an effective tool for serving others, from macro-level serving society to micro-level...

December 29th, 2016

Made to Flourish | A Pastor's Network for the Common Good

Made to Flourish's mission is to come alongside pastors and the local churches they serve, to encourage and equip them to live more integral and flourishing lives, and to more effectively equip their congregations to better connect Sunday to Monday. As a network of pastors, they want to...

December 22nd, 2016

Why God Loves Business

God could have placed Adam and Eve in the midst of a highly developed world with roads, bridges, buildings, technology, and everything needed for modern life as we know it. Instead, He put us to work as stewards, developers, and co-creators with Himself.

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December 21st, 2016

How to Experience Joy in Your Work

Every December when I see ubiquitous UPS trucks delivering packages, I think about 4-year-old Carson Kight, whose YouTube video has been viewed by over three million folks (including me). The delight in Carson's eyes is contagious -- and it's the kind of excitement we can experience in our...

December 8th, 2016

The 2016 Faith@Work Summit In Review

I looked forward to this major event for about eight months, and now it’s over. Linda and I were among 400 people who attended the Faith@Work Summit in Dallas, TX this October, sponsored by LeTourneau University's Center for Faith and Work.

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December 3rd, 2016

Joy to the Work, the Lord Is Come

Most Christians in the English-speaking world will sing Isaac Watt’s hymn, “Joy to the World” this Christmas season. Although Watts intended it as a celebration of Christ’s second coming, we’ve adopted it as one of our favorite Christmas hymns for obvious reasons. Christ's first coming...

December 2nd, 2016

What People Say About the Center for Faith & Work

How has the Center for Faith & Work helped you connect Sunday worship with Monday work? "It has showed me that it is possible to share your faith in a company that doesn't allow outward expressions of faith." "It's easy to get bogged down with work, so it helps me to...

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December 2nd, 2016

How They'll Know We Are Christians

Many families display their faith this time of year by decorating their homes with lights and sending Christmas cards with Christian messages. Since the early days of the church, Christians have displayed their faith in many ways: special attire and haircuts, cross necklaces and lapel pins...