Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

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...

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August 7th, 2015

One Person Can Make a Difference

In his 2014 commencement address to 8000 University of Texas graduates, Admiral William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, said the average American will meet 10,000 people in their lifetime. “…if every one of you changed the lives of just 10 people, and each...

August 7th, 2015

Jesus' Extraordinary Ordinary Work

In his book Work Matters, Tom Nelson reminds us that Jesus was well established in his career as a carpenter before he became an itinerant teacher. Jesus’s work life tells us that he did not think being a carpenter was somehow below him or a poor use of his many gifts....

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August 7th, 2015

Cocooning Is Hazardous to Spiritual Health

The term “cocooning” was coined by trend forecaster Faith Popcorn to describe Americans who were socializing less and hunkering down at home to protect themselves from the harsh realities of the outside world. This trend fed a burgeoning do-it-yourself industry and sparked home-...

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August 7th, 2015

Does Your Work Matter in God's Eyes?

Do you ever ask yourself, Am I wasting time on temporal pursuits? Should I spend more time on what really matters to God? In Genesis 1, God gave mankind a commission that has come to be known as the Cultural Mandate. Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it...

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August 2nd, 2015

Who Will Change Our Cities? Business's Unique Contribution

Violence in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri in 2015, forced some serious questions on politicians, churches, business leaders and private citizens -- especially those who are serious about following Christ. Who is to blame for these powder kegs of hopelessness ready to ignite in our large...

July 25th, 2015

Workplace Prayer | God’s Faithfulness and Forgiveness | Prayers at Work

Workplace prayers for your week from PrayersAtWork.com Monday  (Meditation: Luke 11:28) Dear God, may Your latest command be my first concern. May Your latest act of mercy prompt my first act of thanksgiving. May Your latest act of forgiveness prompt my first act of forgiving someone else....

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July 24th, 2015

Co-workers Are Not Projects

This is the concluding post to an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is appropriate as a representative from the evangelical, Faith & Work Chanel on the Patheos website. Arguing that evangelism is never appropriate in the workplace was a representative from the...

Channel(s): Evangelism
July 24th, 2015

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

How should we respond to a co-worker who openly attacks our Christian faith? What should we say to a colleague who is struggling to understand difficult questions like Why is there suffering in the world? How could a loving God send people to Hell? Why isn’t Christianity more...

Channel(s): Evangelism
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July 24th, 2015

Just Say No to Jargon

Jargon is the language of specialized terms used by a group or profession to communicate in shorthand a big idea or concept. Do a quick Google search and you’ll find myriad articles about why we should avoid using jargon and why workplace jargon is a big problem. Jargon can confuse and...