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Exemplary businesses and leaders who seek to glorify God at work

September 24th, 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...

April 21st, 2017

PING - Golfing for God's Glory

Bubba Watson won the 2012 and 2014 Masters using PING irons. These were joyful wins for PING CEO John Solheim, who is also a LeTourneau University Trustee and alumnus. In 2014, PING earned 15 gold awards in Golf Digest's "Hot List."  In 2016, PING claimed the Supplier of the Year Award for...

February 8th, 2017

Serving Christ As A Business Owner

Phil Burks of Tyler, Texas, graduated from LeTourneau College in 1974 with a degree in electrical engineering technology. Back in his days as a “Techo,” he and two others nearly single-handedly put KHYM, a 5000-watt gospel radio station on the air. Burks worked at the campus’ KLET radio...

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October 18th, 2015

The Road to Humility | An Interview with John Hawkins

“I’m called to serve Christ—and, by the way, we build homes,” says John Hawkins, president of Hawkins-Welwood Homes and 30-year veteran of the real estate/homebuilding industry. Although he’s one of the most successful high-end homebuilders in Dallas, John’s road has not been a smooth one....

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October 2nd, 2015

Building a Business for the Glory of God

Many Christians have not stopped to consider what it takes to build a business to the glory of God. They may have a piece or two of the puzzle, but often have not stepped back to look beyond economics and ethics. Making a profit is seen as morally good and honorable in the Bible, but God...

June 9th, 2015

Making Beautiful Places for the Glory of God

Inc. magazine's David Whitford wrote a feature article about Walker Mowers entitled "Finding Religion's Place in the Workplace: Colorado's Walker Manufacturing builds lawn mowers and operates as a Christian enterprise. What does faith have to do with riding mowers? Depends on how...

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May 21st, 2015

Faith and Profit are Not Mutually Exclusive — An Interview with Henry Kaestner

Henry Kaestner is Chairman of Sovereign Capital, an investment firm he co-founded in 2011 that focuses on early growth-stage companies with exceptional growth potential in expanding markets, especially Southeast Asia.  Previously he served as CEO of Bandwidth.com, a communications...

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April 12th, 2015

Move It Self-Storage Leader and Shepherd: An Interview with Tracy Taylor

Tracy Taylor is Founder and President of Move It Management, LLC and a 40-year veteran of the self-storage industry. He has owned and/or operated over 100 self-storage properties and is one of the industry's most respected and well-known leaders. Move It develops, acquires and manages...

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March 16th, 2015

Great Places to Work: MHBT - An Interview with CEO Bill Henry

Founded in 1996, MHBT is one of the largest independent insurance firms in Texas and is among the top 50 Independent brokers in the U.S., serving clients from offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Lubbock, and Midland.  MHBT is consistently recognized as one of the best companies to work...

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February 1st, 2015

Luxury Gifts and the Gospel

In the first-century, followers of Jesus grew from a few hundred on the day of Pentecost to over six million by the end of the third century—considerable growth by anyone’s calculus. Rapid spread of the gospel was less about the work of religious professionals and more about ordinary...