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Exemplary businesses and leaders who seek to glorify God at work

December 3rd, 2018

Legendary Partnership Between George Bush and R.G. LeTourneau

One of the most daring ventures in the oil exploration industry was the development of the first moveable, off-shore drilling rig by R.G. LeTourneau for George Bush's Zapata Oil Company in the early 1950s. What was labeled impossible was daily fare for R.G. LeTourneau’s genius-level...

November 4th, 2018

Mark Greene: Boaz, the Godly Manager

Mark Greene grew up Jewish and became a Christian in his early twenties. He worked in advertising in London and New York before becoming Vice-Principal and Lecturer of Communications at the London School of Theology. He now serves as Executive Director of the London Institute for...

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November 3rd, 2018

Wendy Simpson: Living in God's Presence at Work

Wendy Simpson is a global business leader and deeply devoted Christian. She is Chair of Wengeo Group, an innovative diversified industrial group with investments in manufacturing, precision engineering, industrial property development, venture capital and new media. She has held key...

September 6th, 2018

Bill Pollard on Seeking Truth in the Doing of Business

I recently spoke with one of the great business leaders of our time, Bill Pollard, legendary former CEO of Service Master. I met Bill a number of years ago and a YPO conference where he was speaking. Bill, a committed follower of Christ, shared with the group how he envisioned himself, not...

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September 3rd, 2018

Robots and God's Glory

On a recent visit to Chicago, I had the privilege of meeting with Matrix Design's CEO, Pat Bertsche and a group of company leaders who are test driving our new curriculum, Growing a Business that Glorifies God--an eight-part guided study of why business is important to God and how...

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July 15th, 2018

Eight Leaders Talk about Faith and Work

The Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University and Jim and Martha Brangenberg of iWork4Him joined up to record eight interviews with some friends who are serious about following Christ in their work and all of life. Here's the schedule of when you can stream the interviews live or...

October 15th, 2017

Building Houses for God's Glory | Merle and Dave Stoltzfus

David and Merle Stoltzfus take Psalm 127 very personally as residential developers in eastern Pennsylvania.  Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. (Psalm 127:1)  But they don't just build structures, they build communities. Because they believe that...

October 3rd, 2017

Made to Create | Nate Saint, Inventor of the Pack 'n Play

If you have babies or grand-babies, chances are you've thanked God for products created by Nate Saint--such as the Pack 'n Play.  Nate grew up in a deeply religious family. His uncle and namesake was one of the missionary martyrs killed by the Auca Indians in South America with Jim Elliot...

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September 22nd, 2017

Thank God for John Deere—and Other Businesses

My eyes were glued to the Weather Channel during the landfalls and aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma like many of you. And we were all so impressed with both the first responders who put their lives on the line as well as the volunteers who went out of their way to help victims of the...

August 3rd, 2017

Give it Up To the Lord- But Don't Give Up

Before Phil Burks' company revolutionized communication for first responders, God revolutionized how Phil saw his work as a business leader. Phil Burks, CEO of the Genesis group, explained to the students and faculty at LeTourneau University, the difference between giving...