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October 24th, 2015

4 Lessons about Overcoming Obstacles from R.G. LeTourneau

R.G. LeTourneau was one of became America’s best-known Christian businessmen in the mid- twentieth century. He, made and gave away a fortune during his lifetime, and he founded a university. Although he had only seven years of formal education, LeTourneau died with 300 patents in his name...

October 19th, 2015

Why Business Matters to God (And What Still Needs to Be Fixed)

Jeff Van Duzer grew up thinking business was the source of much damage and evil in the world, the work of greedy capitalists polluting the environment. Thirty years later he was dean of a business school. In the course of that remarkable transformation, Van Duzer discovered many business...

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October 7th, 2015

It's Never Too Late to Head Back to School

More and more adults are heading back to college to sharpen their skills and broaden their understanding—especially in the rapidly changing realm of business. In fact, according to NBC News, the enrollment rate of adults going back to school is rising faster than typical college-aged...

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October 2nd, 2015

Growing a Business that Glorifies God

"What are you going to say when God asks you to give account to Him about what you did with your business?" This question posed by a business mentor to a friend of mine was a serious wake-up call to him and his partner. As a committed Christian he knew that he would give account...

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August 23rd, 2015

Don’t Work Yourself to Death

The accident occurred at 11:04 a.m. according to the police report. A deafening crash and shower of glass and shrapnel had jolted me awake. I slammed on the brakes as a gooseneck trailer peeled away a good portion of the driver’s side of my car, barely missing me. My face stung and body...

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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...

July 11th, 2015

Good Thoughts for Hard Times From R.G. LeTourneau

Whether you just entered the working world or you're multiple rungs up a ladder, career climbs today are steeper and falls are harder. As the head of a college that prepares (and repairs) men and women for that world, I have a little counsel for you from a legend who stepped into the work...

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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January 19th, 2015

What Are Your Dreams for the Coming Year? They Might Be Too Small.

In 1954, a young man accepted the call to become the pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Over the next fourteen years he devoted his life to confronting racism in America and mobilized thousands of Americans to join him in non-violent civil disobedience to laws...

November 4th, 2014

2014 Faith@Work Summit at a Glance

What does it look like for the gospel to permeate every crevice of life -- including our work? Learning to live out our faith at work can be perplexing if we don’t have mentors and role models to teach, encourage and challenge us along the way. This was a key point of discussion for more...