Articles via LeTourneau University

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 ...

January 3rd, 2017

Assessment and the Kingdom of God | Part 1

John Lommel, Senior Director of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at LeTourneau, considers the biblical place of assessment in God's Kingdom. In Part 1 of a three-part series, he describes how God can use assessment in forming our organizations into what God desires...

December 22nd, 2016

Why God Loves Business

God could have placed Adam and Eve in the midst of a highly developed world with roads, bridges, buildings, technology, and everything needed for modern life as we know it. Instead, He put us to work as stewards, developers, and co-creators with Himself.

December 2nd, 2016

What People Say About the Center for Faith & Work

How has the Center for Faith & Work helped you connect Sunday worship with Monday work? "It has showed me that it is possible to share your faith in a company that doesn't allow outward expressions of faith." "It's easy to get bogged down with work, so it helps me to...

February 11th, 2016

Shark Tank Appearance Reaps Funding for LeTourneau Grad

When LeTourneau grad JD Claridge and his business partner, Charles Manning, stepped into the "Shark Tank," they hoped to raise $500,000 for a 20% stake of their company, xCraft. As it happened, investors were quite impressed with Claridge's invention -- a helicopter drone that can climb to...

Channel(s): LeTourneau Originals
October 7th, 2015

Reading Broadly Has Broad Benefits

Winston Churchill won his Nobel Prize for Literature, not Peace. Who knew? History brims with examples of leaders like Churchill who believed that deep, broad reading nurtured the knowledge, habits, and talents necessary to achieve success. In 2008, The Atlantic published an...

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...

April 11th, 2015

Kingdom Calling

In Kingdom Calling, Amy Sherman provides a glimpse of the fulfillment of Proverbs 11:10: “When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices.” According to Sherman, the righteous are the citizens of a city who see everything they have as a gift from God to be stewarded for His purposes...

February 15th, 2015

Is the Gap Between Pulpit & Pew Narrowing? Read the Latest Research

Dallas TX: New research conducted by the Barna Group for the Center for Faith & Work at​ LeTourneau University shows a substantial uptick in the number of pastors who say they preach on the topic of work. However, most church-goers still doubt the significance of their...

January 6th, 2015

How to Pray for Your Workplace

Use these prayers based on Scripture to pray for your work and your workplace. Lord, I long to worship You in my work and pray that You would tear down any mental walls that divide the secular from the sacred in my life. In all I do, help me recognize that every part of my existence,...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job