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...

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...

via Bill Peel
October 24th, 2015

4 Lessons about Overcoming Obstacles from R.G. LeTourneau

R.G. LeTourneau was one of became America’s best-known Christian businessmen in the mid- twentieth century. He, made and gave away a fortune during his lifetime, and he founded a university. Although he had only seven years of formal education, LeTourneau died with 300 patents in his name...

July 11th, 2015

Good Thoughts for Hard Times From R.G. LeTourneau

Whether you just entered the working world or you're multiple rungs up a ladder, career climbs today are steeper and falls are harder. As the head of a college that prepares (and repairs) men and women for that world, I have a little counsel for you from a legend who stepped into the work...

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...

September 21st, 2014

Business Stories You Won't Hear on the News

Journalists and political pundits are quick to report and comment about unethical business leaders and companies that have turned a blind eye to social issues. We seldom hear stories of leaders and companies that serve as worthy role models for doing good business -- and for using business ...

via Bill Peel
September 2nd, 2013

Why RG LeTourneau Gave 90 Percent

If you’ve ever been part of a church fund-raising campaign, you’ve likely heard the name R.G. LeTourneau. His story of giving is the stuff capital-campaigns are made of. However, the story of why he and his wife Evelyn chose to give away 90 percent of their wealth--and the life-changing...

January 13th, 2013

Building Boats to the Glory of God

What do ski boats have to do with God’s glory? According to Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin, everything. Since its inception in 1925, Correct Craft has operated based upon Christian principles first established by founder W.C. Meloon. “Building boats to the glory of God” is the...