Articles

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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December 11th, 2015

How Don Jordan Serves Christ and World-Famous Pimento Cheese

Don Jordan is a successful entrepreneur and restaurant franchisee I wish every Christian could know. Here are highlights from his inspiring business career and a short video about how he continues to challenge over 40 business leaders he has mentored over the years. 

December 11th, 2015

Tegu: Building Blocks to Rebuild Communities

The High Calling spoke with Chris and Will Haughey, co-founders of Tegu, about their company's mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Every toy the company sells contributes to reforestation and education efforts in surrounding Honduran communities.

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February 1st, 2015

Luxury Gifts and the Gospel

In the first-century, followers of Jesus grew from a few hundred on the day of Pentecost to over six million by the end of the third century—considerable growth by anyone’s calculus. Rapid spread of the gospel was less about the work of religious professionals and more about ordinary...

October 31st, 2011

Character, Competency, Chemistry, & Chicken: An Interview with Dee Ann Turner, VP at Chick-fil-A

What does it mean when a fast food company says that their mission is to "glorify God"? In this interview by Mark Russell at TheHighCalling.org, Dee Ann Turner discusses how she found her "high calling," how she works at Chick-fil-A to help people be their best, and what it means when Chick...

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September 5th, 2011

Serving Our Work and Neighbours: Which Comes First?

John Terrill and Kenman Wong, both of the Business School at Seattle Pacific University, wrestle with the priority a company should give one stakeholder over another using Dorothy Sayers essay "Why Work?" as a model. Apple Computer and In-N-Out Burger provide fodder for discussion.