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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...

June 14th, 2017

LeTourneau Live | At Your Church or Group

LeTourneau University and the Center for Faith & Work are committed to helping you bridge the gap between Sunday and Monday, and equip your people for Kingdom impact at work. Your worship center may be empty on Monday, but the people who filled the pews Sunday are now deployed in the...

June 14th, 2017

Vocational Faithfulness | Amy Sherman

The videos from the TED-style talks from the 2016 Faith@Work Summit in Dallas are now available online at Vimeo. As an introduction to this outstanding library of 15-minute videos, we're featuring one of our favorites, Dr. Amy Sherman's talk on vocational Faithfulness. Vocational...

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...

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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...

December 11th, 2015

Tegu: Building Blocks to Rebuild Communities

The High Calling spoke with Chris and Will Haughey, co-founders of Tegu, about their company's mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Every toy the company sells contributes to reforestation and education efforts in surrounding Honduran communities.

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 14th, 2015

The Best Way to Erase Poverty

"The best anti-poverty program is a job," said President Obama at the recent Poverty Summit at Georgetown University. Overwhelming response on Twitter pushed #PovertySummit to a national trending topic.  God created us to work. When we don’t work, we can’t flourish --  much less eat and pay...

April 29th, 2015

PovertyCure: From Aid to Enterprise

Do we really help people, communities and countries by sending them aid?  A group of academics, activists, theologians and business leaders believe more harm than good is often the result of international aid. PovertyCure is an international network of organizations and individuals seeking...

January 17th, 2014

Covington Aircraft | Powered by God

Does aircraft maintenance have anything to do with God's work? Paul and Betty Abbott and their sons Luke and Aaron believe so. The Abbotts took over operations of Covington Aircratf shortly after Paul’s graduation from LeTourneau University, know that they were just stewards of a company...