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June 25th, 2017

Designed to Work: Redeeming Architecture

When the Texas Rangers play the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Field, I grimace when Jose Altuve or George Springer put the home run train in motion. But then I think about the folks who designed the Astro's beautiful stadium. ​If you're a baseball fan -- especially if you...

April 28th, 2017

All Work Matters | Mike Rowe

In a recent interview on Meet the Press, Mike Rowe, the former host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” lamented what he perceives to be a general lack of enthusiasm for work—and a particular lack of enthusiasm for the kind of work featured on his show: physically-demanding, often socially...

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...

April 4th, 2017

Why the Center for Faith and Work

Kate loves Sunday mornings, and why not? She loves God.  Her first day of the week brings church . . . encouragement, learning and camaraderie with fellow believers. Then comes Monday—and Tuesday through Friday.  Those mornings, Kate routinely stuffs her faith in a box, applies her work...

April 4th, 2017

Ed Moy at LeTourneau

  Listen as the the Honorable Ed Moy, 38th Director of the US Mint, addresses the graduates of LeTourneau University.

February 1st, 2017

A Young Perspective on Millennial Job Hopping

I think we might need to accept that things have changed, and millennials just don’t stay in a job for that long. I’m not saying it’s right. I’m just saying it’s true. Right now, “9 in 10 millennials expect to stay in a job for only three years.” (Barna Research) So it begs the...

February 1st, 2017

What Kinds of Vocations Does God Model?

In a previous blog, I have made the case that by His very nature God is a worker.  He has created all things and He sustains His creation.  Because God works, this gives our work value. So, I have to ask.  What kinds of work does God do today?  More importantly, ...

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February 1st, 2017

Identity Crisis: 7 Lessons Learned from Career Idolatry

I had a mini-meltdown the day after I left my job at one of the top communication firms in the U.S. As I looked in the mirror, I couldn’t help but think, ‘Who is that person?’ I’m serious! Even though I had another job lined up with a solid stack of safety cash in the bank, I had no idea...

February 1st, 2017

What do I do when my job feels useless?

What is the most useless job in America? If you’re like most people, you probably think, “mine,” every once in a while. But if you’re Mike Rowe, asking that question is absurd. Mike Rowe is the icon of the American working man, profiling workers of all stripes his shows Dirty Jobs ...

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January 28th, 2017

The Honorable Edmund Moy, 38th Director of the U.S. Mint | Interview and Video

Ed Moy served as Director of the US Mint (2006-2011). He is an advisor to presidents, a television commentator, an author, a business executive, a corporate director, as well as a pastor and follower of Jesus. Through his story, Ed shares how service to the Lord is more than a Sunday event...