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March 11th, 2018

Billy Graham and Evelyn and R.G. LeTourneau

"America's Pastor" the Rev. Billy Graham died a week ago.  Yesterday, the nation honored him as the first religious leader to lie in honor at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington.  President Trump described Graham as "an ambassador for Christ who reminded the world of the power of prayer and...

February 11th, 2018

Work Is Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be

When I was a kid, my parents decided to build their own home. It was a marvelous plan – a beautiful house in the suburbs, custom-built on a wooded lot next to a lake. The builder they hired promised amazing things – several sliding glass doors so there would always be an unobstructed view...

November 27th, 2017

Why Packing Lunches and Helping with Homework Have Eternal Value | Anna Arnold

by Anna Arnold Do you wonder what you’re accomplishing when you have to cajole and cheerlead your kids through their homework each night? Or how about getting up at the crack of dawn to play air-traffic controller for the morning routine—packing lunches, making...

November 25th, 2017

How to Boost Creativity in Yourself and Others

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo Da Vinci, Albert Einstein, and of course R.G. LeTourneau were all exceptional innovators and creative geniuses in their fields. But is creativity limited to a rare breed of innovative human beings?  Until recently, research about creativity...

via Bill Peel
October 31st, 2017

The Reformation at Work

On October 31, 500 years after Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the church in Wittenberg, LeTourneau University held a day of common learning to Celebrate the Reformation. You can listen, watch, or read (below) Bill Peel's talk on how the reformation reformed our view...

October 30th, 2017

How We Can Foster Human Flourishing at Work

Every resident of planet earth has responsibility to foster human flourishing. God even called the Jewish exiles to seek the wellbeing of their enemies. Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have...

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...

via Bill Peel
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...

via Bill Peel
September 22nd, 2017

Keeping Life Nailed Down When All Hell Breaks Loose

The terrible storms that battered Florida, the Texas coast, and the Caribbean are shocking reminders of how fragile life is, how destructive nature can be, and how helpless we often are to resist its power. The most difficult storms that we experience in life, however, are often not weather...