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November 12th, 2018

What Difference Does God’s Presence Make in Your Work?

It’s easy to get isolated in your work, especially in today’s cubicle world. But the fact is, with God, we are never alone, not even at work. My view of work rests squarely upon the fact that God is present with us in Christ and we can experience his nearness at work. Seeing this theme...

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September 3rd, 2018

Robots and God's Glory

On a recent visit to Chicago, I had the privilege of meeting with Matrix Design's CEO, Pat Bertsche and a group of company leaders who are test driving our new curriculum, Growing a Business that Glorifies God--an eight-part guided study of why business is important to God and how...

August 21st, 2018

The Holy Work of Managing a Family

Despite efforts to create the illusion of a perfect home on Instragram or Facebook, there's no such thing as a perfect home. But there is such thing as a good home--a place where family members walk through the door and say, "Wow, it's good to be home!" A place where family members...

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July 15th, 2018

Eight Leaders Talk about Faith and Work

The Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University and Jim and Martha Brangenberg of iWork4Him joined up to record eight interviews with some friends who are serious about following Christ in their work and all of life. Here's the schedule of when you can stream the interviews live or...

July 9th, 2018

Honoring God in Commercial Real Estate

Getting a bird's-eye view of parcels of land is an important part of real estate development. It's also a reminder of how real estate development fits into God's agenda to cultivate his creation and bring what He created to full flower. 

May 29th, 2018

Take Your Pastor to Work--and Lunch

Did you know that most pastors would like to visit their member’s workplaces? According to our research, 98% would visit if invited. You can be a big help to your pastors by taking them to work—and to lunch. Ninety-three percent of pastors believe it’s important to help people integrate...

May 28th, 2018

Consider the Ant: Why Daily Faithfulness Matters

Over 20 years ago, I heard a speaker named Jeff Olson give a talk on something he called “the Slight Edge.” The idea resonated with me, and ever since then it has had a significant influence on my life. I have come to realize it is a basic biblical principle woven into the fabric of...

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April 22nd, 2018

Small Steps of Faith Can Lead to God’s Purposes for You and Many Others

Sometimes a relentless desire to do something can be the Spirit of God prompting us to take a small step of faith. That’s what Tammie Jo Shults, Captain of Southwest flight 1380, did in high school after she read the book Jungle Pilot, a book about the missionary pilot Nate Saint....

April 11th, 2018

Called to Be a Pilot- Erik Franks '09

First Officer Eric Franks feels called by God to be a pilot and used by God to get people to where He wants them to be. Erik graduated in 2009 from LeTourneau University with a degree in professional flight and works for Hong Kong Airlines.  Conversations in the cockpit often drift toward...

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...