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Sharpen your perspective on the value of work and business to God’s kingdom

via Bill Peel
October 27th, 2017

A Film That Fosters Human Flourishing

Same Kind of Different As Me released last week in theaters across the country. It's the true story of Ron and Deborah Hall, and Denver Moore, the homeless man God brought into their life. It's a beautiful reminder of how one person or one couple can impact a community, a city...

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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...

June 12th, 2017

The State of Faith & Work

We are entering a vocational renaissance. Technological innovation and generational transition are transforming the way we work. Over the last five years, Barna Group and the Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University have tracked these changes and compiled research to better...

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...

via Bill Peel
April 25th, 2017

Fail Forward

Some people refuse to use the word failure. Instead, they substitute words like slip-up, setback, glitch, mistake—or at least frame the failure in a positive light.    Take IBM founder Thomas Watson, for example. He was legendary for his ability to turn a serious mistake into a...

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March 25th, 2017

Abraham Kuyper's Theology of Spring for Winter-Weary Souls

"The very significance of spring is, that first there was winter, when Death swayed his scepter, and that now his dominion is broken and life is renewed. In this way all nature is one holy symbolism. And that same God who raised Christ from the dead, is He who, in the language of spring,...

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February 6th, 2017

The Lost Purpose for Learning: An Essay on United States Education With Implications for All Nations

"We don't find meaning in learning, we bring meaning to learning. If we can, that is. "Whatever!" seems to be a common bored attitude of children toward school. Bribes, or threats, or lures of a future well-paying job fail to inspire them. This is to be expected, if we fail to give them a...

via Bill Peel
January 29th, 2017

Where Is Your Hope Anchored?

“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” —Václav Havel For the first time since the Great Depression, hopelessness describes the emotional...

January 28th, 2017

Ten Commandments for Talking Politics in the Office

Let’s talk about politics--and do it with grace. As Christians, we represent Christ in everything we do. So let’s hold each other accountable to a level of discourse that honors Christ with these Ten Commandments for Talking Politics (or facebooking politics, tweeting politics, ...

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