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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...

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October 2nd, 2015

Building a Business for the Glory of God

Many Christians have not stopped to consider what it takes to build a business to the glory of God. They may have a piece or two of the puzzle, but often have not stepped back to look beyond economics and ethics. Making a profit is seen as morally good and honorable in the Bible, but God...

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May 21st, 2015

Faith and Profit are Not Mutually Exclusive — An Interview with Henry Kaestner

Henry Kaestner is Chairman of Sovereign Capital, an investment firm he co-founded in 2011 that focuses on early growth-stage companies with exceptional growth potential in expanding markets, especially Southeast Asia.  Previously he served as CEO of Bandwidth.com, a communications...

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April 1st, 2014

Did Dan Cathy Make a Mistake?

When Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A, expressed his views on traditional marriage, it sparked a media firestorm in July 2012. His comments landed the successful chicken franchise in hot water—or as a recent article in Forbes put it, “in a vat of piping hot chicken grease.” As a result, given...

June 2nd, 2013

Workplace Lessons from Ezekiel

by Dr. Steven Mason, LeTourneau University Associate Provost & Dean of Faculty Ezekiel has much to say about the workplace. His words touch on finance and debt, economic development, honesty, allocation of capital, workplace evaluations, fair return on investment, economic opportunism,...

January 31st, 2013

Camcraft Wins IndustryWeek's 2015 Best Plant Award

Congratulations to the Bertsche family and Camcraft management team for winning Industry Week's 2015 Best Plant Award! Camcraft is a global leader in manufacturing high-precision machined components for the automotive and off-road vehicle engine markets. The Bertsche family says Camcraft...

November 19th, 2012

Best Books on Faith and Work

The past few decades, numerous books have been written on integrating faith and work. We've created an annotated list of the best books on theology of work, calling and vocation, business and ethics, practical application, prayer, leadership and engaging culture.   Title, Author...

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October 23rd, 2012

Is Investment Banking God’s Work?

When it comes how most people view the multi-trillion dollar banking industry, words like loathe, cynicism, and distrust come to mind. A writer a Rolling Stone magazine, for example, described Goldman Sachs as “a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly...

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October 5th, 2012

Dishonesty Is Easier for Leaders

As presidential candidates question each other's grasp of reality, the rest of us wonder who's really telling the truth. Sadly, dishonesty is becoming an acceptable norm. Even if you're not a cable news junkie (I admit I watch more news than I should), you've gotta admit it’s true: We have...

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August 8th, 2012

Spiritual Health Assessment

Do you believe there is a spiritual difference between your work and the work of your pastor? In other words, do you believe pastors and other full-time ministry professionals have a higher calling? A word of caution for those who answer Yes: You are placing yourself in a...