Articles

January 17th, 2017

Transformational Assessment Practices | Assessment and the Kingdom of God: Part 3

John Lommel, Senior Director of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at LeTourneau, considers the biblical place of assessment in God's Kingdom. In Part 3 of a three-part series, he describes how to change the cultural narrative of assessment into one that is kingdom centered...

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January 10th, 2017

Business Can Change Our Cities

Violence in our major cities has filled newscasts these past few years. A breakdown of society has forced some serious questions on politicians, churches, business leaders and private citizens—especially those who are serious about following Christ. Who is to blame for these powder kegs of...

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.

April 29th, 2015

PovertyCure: From Aid to Enterprise

Do we really help people, communities and countries by sending them aid?  A group of academics, activists, theologians and business leaders believe more harm than good is often the result of international aid. PovertyCure is an international network of organizations and individuals seeking...

October 19th, 2014

Making Mondays Meaningful | Free Curriculum

“Making Mondays Meaningful: 6 Ways to Glorify God and Serve Others Through Your Work” is a six session curriculum that will help you close the gap between Sunday faith and Monday work. Small groups, classes, or individuals will explore the significance of work with respect to economics,...

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September 4th, 2014

Rap Music for the Glory of God

When his album hit #1 on Billboard, Grammy award-winning rap artist Lecrea appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The following article about how he integrates his faith with his work was posted earlier. Rapping for the Glory of God At the Center for Faith & Work we talk a lot...

August 8th, 2014

Joyless, Meaningless Work is Unhealthy

A recent study found that the majority of Americans (52.3%) are unhappy in their work. This sad statistic is doubly troubling in light of numerous other studies which report that happy people are healthier people and they live longer. It’s not a big leap to see that being unhappy in our...

June 4th, 2013

Stop Apologizing for Caring What You Do

By: Katherine Leary Alsdorf, Founder & Director Emeritus at Redeemer Presbyterian Church's Center for Faith and Work We often bemoan the classic cocktail greeting, “Hello, it’s nice to meet you. What do you do?” But I’m not sure our complaints are warranted. Certainly it’s an awkward...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
May 31st, 2013

Thank God for Highway Reflectors and the People Who Make Them

I had to drive home after dark in a torrential rainstorm. Driving—even in good weather—makes me anxious, so that night I clinched the steering wheel extra tight, craned my neck and nervously navigated the multi-lane freeway into Dallas. When I came to the place where the highway divides...

April 7th, 2013

The High Calling of Trash Removal

What does trash removal have to do with God's work? Thom Ranier tells the story of one company, and their dedication to calling. "Music City Disposal is a multi-generational family company in Nashville. Over a year ago, I met the retired patriarch of the company. In his own down-to-earth...