Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

February 11th, 2016

Shark Tank Appearance Reaps Funding for LeTourneau Grad

When LeTourneau grad JD Claridge and his business partner, Charles Manning, stepped into the "Shark Tank," they hoped to raise $500,000 for a 20% stake of their company, xCraft. As it happened, investors were quite impressed with Claridge's invention -- a helicopter drone that can climb to...

Channel(s): LeTourneau Originals
January 21st, 2016

Faith in the Workplace | Legal Protections for Business Owners

Changes in our culture and legal system cause many Christian business owners to wonder to what extent their business can reflect their faith and if it’s even possible to run a business in a way that glorifies God.   An Employer’s Guide to Faith in the Workplace was created by...

January 15th, 2016

Your Truest Desires

The Bible says that your truest or deepest desires are important to God.

Channel(s): Calling and Career
January 5th, 2016

The Weekend Reader with Maxwell Anderson

Our friend Max Anderson, author of The MBA Oath, produces a weekly collection of important articles entitled The Weekend Reader. Each week Max scans hundreds of articles then selects five on one big idea or trend in culture.This isn't the superficial click-bait...

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December 13th, 2015

Christmas Truth in Star Wars

Forty years ago, Star Wars hooked millions of people and became part of American culture. As prequels and sequels of the original movies continue to be released with great box-office success, the Star Wars franchise remains an unstoppable cinematic force.  While the...

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December 11th, 2015

Don’t Let Workplace Stress Rob Christmas Joy

It’s mid-December. The city is lit and people are nicer than usual. But maybe you, like many, silently wonder, If this 'tis the season, why am I not jolly? Maybe on lunchbreak you fought traffic and crowds but couldn’t find the right gift for...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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December 11th, 2015

How Don Jordan Serves Christ and World-Famous Pimento Cheese

Don Jordan is a successful entrepreneur and restaurant franchisee I wish every Christian could know. Here are highlights from his inspiring business career and a short video about how he continues to challenge over 40 business leaders he has mentored over the years. 

December 11th, 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.

November 26th, 2015

Dear God, Thank You for This Crummy Job

I remember the days when I bounded out of bed, ready to seize the day. Back then, work was a joy. My coworkers banded together as we found new solutions to fix problems. My chain of command was empowering. My duties were challenging and fresh, engaging my mind and abilities. That was...

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November 26th, 2015

The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms

When the email advertisement came for Tim Keller’s new devotional book on the Psalms, I immediately clicked on the link to order it for myself. As I read more, I decided to order one for each of my sons and their families to give as a Thanksgiving gift from Kathy and me. Here is a...

Channel(s): Calling and Career