Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

April 14th, 2019

Christ Is Risen! You Are Risen!

As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the...

April 14th, 2019

The Heavenly Good of Earthly Work

Does our day-to-day work have any ultimate value from the perspective of eternity? Should our work be seen as a discipline through which we connect spiritually with God and others? Is ordinary work the primary way we can participate in God's mission to make all things new? What is the...

April 14th, 2019

Three Ways the Resurrection Changes the Meaning of Our Work

For many of us, Monday’s ordinary daily work will be the farthest thing from our minds on Easter Sunday. That’s a shame, because the resurrection is not only about our future hope. It applies to and changes life even now. Christ’s resurrection means at least three things for how we live and...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
via Bill Peel
March 6th, 2019

Lessons from the Leader of DART Mobility Services

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is a big deal in North Texas. DART conducts over 65 million passenger trips a year, and almost a million of those trips involve people with disabilities.   Doug Douglas is Vice President of Mobility Management Services for DART. Doug and his team are responsible...

March 1st, 2019

The Power of Remembering Names

For most people, their name is the greatest connection to their unique identity. When we remember someone's name, we demonstate that we value him or her. No matter what our excuse—bad memory, poor hearing, age, etc—we can improve our ability to recall names. An article in The Washington...

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February 8th, 2019

Rethinking the Rest of Life

"We should work until we die." That's the proposition Paul Stevens makes in his book, Aging Matters: Finding Your Calling for the Rest of Your Life.  Some people are surprised to learn that retirement is a fairly modern idea, and it's one you won’t find in the Bible--other...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
February 6th, 2019

Excellence at Work

February is Black History Month, and it's difficult not to consider the impact Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has had on our culture for the good. But beyond his magnificent "I Have a Dream" speech and his monumental  "Letter from Birmingham Jail," he gave wise advice to a small audience in...

February 6th, 2019

The Value of Diversity in the Workplace

Two years ago, I saw a movie that moved me deeply. Hidden Figures tells the story of a team of black female mathematicians in the early 1960’s who worked brilliantly and diligently behind the scenes at NASA, amidst a hostile environment towards both females and blacks. In spite of...

February 6th, 2019

How to Build Stronger Relationships

Some of the world's greatest business experts all agree that strong relationships are the key to success. Your most important asset is your network and should be a major focus. Here are 7 ways to build stronger relationships: 1. Make Time. Building relationships take time, energy, and...

January 2nd, 2019

Appreciating Your Staff Makes Business Sense

Fifty-one percent of managers reported they felt they were doing a good job in recognizing work well done, but only 17% of their team members stated they felt recognized by the manager for doing good quality work.  For some leaders, the topic of showing appreciation to their employees is...