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Authored by Center for Faith & Work or LeTourneau University Faculty and Staff

April 4th, 2017

Ed Moy at LeTourneau

  Listen as the the Honorable Ed Moy, 38th Director of the US Mint, addresses the graduates of LeTourneau University.

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...

via Bill Peel
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...

via Bill Peel
February 28th, 2014

Millennials Seek to Serve God in Their Work

When Millennials first entered the workforce, older generations deemed them lazy, greedy, entitled, me-me-me generation, While some may feed this stereotype, Millennials are shaping today's workplace in many positive ways. Plus, born-again Millennials are notable for their social activism,...

via Bill Peel
February 28th, 2014

Conference Call Survival Strategies

If you, like many, have a strong aversion to conference calls, gird your loins. They're not going away. Sue Shellenbargar sites research in a recent WSJ article that the number of conference calls in the U.S. is expected to grow 9.6% a year through 2017. Ugh!  Though conference-call ...

August 21st, 2013

Defining Biblical Leadership

In February of 2013, Dr. Dale Lunsford, LeTourneau University President and Bill Peel, Executive Director of the Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau traveled to Singapore at the invitation of Hope Church Singapore to speak on workplace evangelism and leadership. In this video hear...

March 15th, 2013

Theology of Work for a Non-Theologian

When Bill Peel asked me to review a video on YouTube by the author of my husband’s bulky systematic theology textbook, I admit I was skeptical. Prepared to be bored, I clicked and started watching Dr. Wayne Grudem teach—and was I surprised! An articulate and enthusiastic communicator, Dr....

January 31st, 2013

Cardone Pursues a Spiritual Bottom Line

What does the grimy world of remanufactured auto parts have to do with the Kingdom of God?  A lot, according to the Cardone family. Since the inception of CARDONE, the family has felt called to their business. They see what they do as God’s work and an opportunity to honor Him. CARDONE...

January 31st, 2013

Tom Leppert | Interview

Tom Leppert served as mayor of Dallas, the CEO of Turner Corporation, and he ran for the U.S. Senate in Texas, 2012. In January 2013 he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaplan Inc. In this video he speaks to students about how education defined his life and how faith...

January 31st, 2013

Barnhart Crane | CEO Alan Barnhart

Alan Barnhart runs one of the most successful crane and rigging companies in the world. Barnhart Crane moves everything from space shuttles to nuclear turbines. In this video he talks about how doing business for God's glory informs the company's commitment to excellence, innovation and...