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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...

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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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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July 24th, 2015

You Can Talk About Christ at Work Without Being a Jerk

Patheos Faith and Work Channel hosted an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is ever appropriate. I debated a representative from the Patheos Progressive Christian Channel who believes evangelism in the workplace is never appropriate. Below is the opening post of the...

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July 24th, 2015

Evangelism in the Workplace: Is Sharing Your Faith Ever Appropriate?

I was asked to engage in an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is appropriate as a representative from the evangelical, Faith & Work Channel on the Patheos.com. Arguing that evangelism is never appropriate in the workplace was a representative from the Progressive...

June 9th, 2015

Making Beautiful Places for the Glory of God

Inc. magazine's David Whitford wrote a feature article about Walker Mowers entitled "Finding Religion's Place in the Workplace: Colorado's Walker Manufacturing builds lawn mowers and operates as a Christian enterprise. What does faith have to do with riding mowers? Depends on how...

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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...

May 19th, 2015

Hungry for Purpose in America

Values, character and purpose are top of mind for many Americans these days, according to David Brooks, conservative columnist for the New York Times and author of four books, including, The Road to Character. In a recent oped he wrote, Every reflective person sooner...

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April 12th, 2015

Move It Self-Storage Leader and Shepherd: An Interview with Tracy Taylor

Tracy Taylor is Founder and President of Move It Management, LLC and a 40-year veteran of the self-storage industry. He has owned and/or operated over 100 self-storage properties and is one of the industry's most respected and well-known leaders. Move It develops, acquires and manages...

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March 28th, 2015

Southwest Airlines' Legendary Corporate Culture | An Interview with Dave Ridley

During his 27-year career at Southwest Airlines, Dave Ridley has served as SVP Chief Marketing Officer; SVP People and Leadership Development; SVP Business Development; and VP of Ground (Airport) Operations. Dave retired earlier this year but he retains an office at Southwest and serves as...