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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...

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...

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April 4th, 2017

Building Bridges and Serving God

Ever since Jim was a young boy, his singular passion was a career building bridges and highways. His goal was a degree in civil engineering. Then one day he heard a sermon on 2 Peter 3:10: “The day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will...

February 8th, 2017

Serving Christ As A Business Owner

Phil Burks of Tyler, Texas, graduated from LeTourneau College in 1974 with a degree in electrical engineering technology. Back in his days as a “Techo,” he and two others nearly single-handedly put KHYM, a 5000-watt gospel radio station on the air. Burks worked at the campus’ KLET radio...

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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...

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January 28th, 2017

Prayers for the Government Workplace

God claims the government workplace as His own, just like every other workplace. Throughout history, Godly men and women in government have recognized that prayer is the most powerful strategy Christians have for political impact. Praying for our nation’s leaders and public servants is...

January 23rd, 2017

Your Work – Your Calling

If you're looking for a model of how to glorify God in your work, look no further than R.G. LeTourneau. See how his business and life continues to impact our current generation for Christ almost fifty years after his death. Then learn how God sees and values your daily work as Bill Peel...

January 17th, 2017

Transformational Assessment Practices | Assessment and the Kingdom of God: Part 3

John Lommel, Senior Director of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at LeTourneau, considers the biblical place of assessment in God's Kingdom. In Part 3 of a three-part series, he describes how to change the cultural narrative of assessment into one that is kingdom centered...

January 11th, 2017

Hope-filled, Shalom-centered, Love-infused Assessment | Assessment and the Kingdom of God Part 2

John Lommel, Senior Director of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at LeTourneau, considers the biblical place of assessment in God's Kingdom. In Part 2 of a three-part series, he describes the difference between many business assessment models​ and the Shalom-centered ...

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January 10th, 2017

How to Find Time to Pray for Your Work

Do you find it hard to carve out time in your schedule to pray? Most of us do. While extended times of quiet of conversion with God are important for all of us, prayer is more a matter of attitude than schedule. It’s our declaration of dependence on God and an awareness of His constant...