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October 31st, 2017

The Reformation at Work

On October 31, 500 years after Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the church in Wittenberg, LeTourneau University held a day of common learning to Celebrate the Reformation. You can listen, watch, or read (below) Bill Peel's talk on how the reformation reformed our view...

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...

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December 21st, 2016

How to Experience Joy in Your Work

Every December when I see ubiquitous UPS trucks delivering packages, I think about 4-year-old Carson Kight, whose YouTube video has been viewed by over three million folks (including me). The delight in Carson's eyes is contagious -- and it's the kind of excitement we can experience in our...

via Bill Peel
November 16th, 2016

Discover Your Destiny

Do you ever have questions about your purpose? What you have to offer the world? Why you even exist in the first place? If so, you’re not alone. Most people are confused about their place and purpose in the world. They conclude that life just doesn’t make sense. But wait! Shouldn’t...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
August 28th, 2015

The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith and Calling from the Life of Joseph

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers, 2015 Mention the biblical patriarch Joseph and most people will think of his dreams, his multi-colored coat, and his band of jealous brothers who tried to kill him. Yet Joseph was an astute businessman and prudent leader in who saved the...

August 7th, 2015

Jesus' Extraordinary Ordinary Work

In his book Work Matters, Tom Nelson reminds us that Jesus was well established in his career as a carpenter before he became an itinerant teacher. Jesus’s work life tells us that he did not think being a carpenter was somehow below him or a poor use of his many gifts....

via Bill Peel
March 12th, 2015

“I Don’t Have a Job. I Have a Higher Calling.” Response to the WSJ Article

In “I Don’t Have a Job. I Have a Higher Calling” (WSJ, Business & Tech, Feb. 25), Rachel Feintzeig captured the spirit of a LeTourneau University education. A few examples: Bob Walker, CEO of Walker Mowers (1963 LeTourneau engineering grad) wants his employees to know that they do more...

Channel(s): LeTourneau Originals
via Bill Peel
July 20th, 2014

Discover Your Gifts, Discover Your Calling

Job layoffs and an anemic economy are pushing many Christians to question the purpose of their lives, yet I meet very few who are thinking in terms of the "good works" God had in mind when he designed them. Each of us has a high calling we are obligated to follow. When we follow...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
May 29th, 2014

The Person Called You: Why You're Here, Why You Matter & What You Should Do With Your Life

If you’ve ever found yourself in a job you hate, wondering about your purpose, or just wanting to make sure you are working at peak proficiency, we highly recommend our good friend Bill Hendricks’ new book. For the past twenty years, Bill has helped people harness the power of their...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
May 19th, 2014

Calling: A Biblical Perspective

"Calling, or vocation, is the single most popular topic in the theology of work. When people ponder how their faith relates to their work, their first question is often, “What kind of work is God calling me to?” We spend more time at work—whether paid or unpaid— than any other waking...

Channel(s): Calling and Career