Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

September 1st, 2015

Don’t Let Unemployment Undo Your Identity

Let's face it. Our identity and work are closely aligned--and rightly so because God made us to work. But it's possible to let work be the defining reality of who we are. When we lose a job or can’t get a job, our very understanding of who we are can unravel. But good can come from this...

September 1st, 2015

Money, Greed, and God

Does God care about economics? Jay Richards, Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics and a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute, believes He does. In Money, Greed, and God, Richards seeks to dispel the myth that the essence of capitalism is greed....

Channel(s): Economics
September 1st, 2015

Activate Your Faith in the Marketplace | October 3 2015 | Dallas, TX

Saturday, October 3rd 8:00am - Noon  Our work is an expression of worship, but few working Christians integrate faith and work. No matter what kind of job we have, God is calling us to a spiritual contribution. Are you ready to bring your faith to work? Would you like a community of support...

Channel(s): Events
August 30th, 2015

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...

August 28th, 2015

The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith and Calling from the Life of Joseph

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers, 2015 Mention the biblical patriarch Joseph and most people will think of his dreams, his multi-colored coat, and his band of jealous brothers who tried to kill him. Yet Joseph was an astute businessman and prudent leader in who saved the...

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August 23rd, 2015

Don’t Work Yourself to Death

The accident occurred at 11:04 a.m. according to the police report. A deafening crash and shower of glass and shrapnel had jolted me awake. I slammed on the brakes as a gooseneck trailer peeled away a good portion of the driver’s side of my car, barely missing me. My face stung and body...

August 21st, 2015

The Stewardship of Retirement

In this article in our series Finishing Strong, Glynn Young discovered that retirement is not a biblical concept. The Bible actually teaches us to be stewards of all that God has given us, all the way up to when we are done in this life. As the time approached for me to seriously...

August 21st, 2015

Mary vs. Martha

Is the conflict between Mary and Martha a clash of incompatible lifestyles, the working life vs. the contemplative life? The Theology of Work project suggests a different way to view this poignant story and explains how we should be like both Mary and Martha.  In the story of...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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August 21st, 2015

Busy Christians Need a Spiritual Network

Busyness is the new normal in America. According to the 2014 American Time Use Survey, Americans average almost nine hours a day on work-related activities. Thirty-three percent of full-time workers say their employer expects them to check email and stay in touch remotely after the business...

August 16th, 2015

Faith at Work on Discover The Word

The Faith at Work series on Discover the Word radio program from Our Daily Bread Ministries is a 5 Part Series (13 mins each) with Discover the Word hosts and special guest Scott Rae from Talbot School of Theology.  A new way of looking at your job Text: Colossians 3:23-25 In our waking...