Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

October 1st, 2019

An Undoing Project

by Michael Metzger Twitter founder Jack Dorsey says if he could go back in time, he’d do some things differently. What does he have in mind? Dorsey founded Twitter in 2006. But at TED 2019 in Vancouver, Canada, he confessed that he never imagined the series of scandals over its...

Channel(s): Culture and Worldview
September 12th, 2019

Jesus: The Ultimate Servant Leader

We're pleased to introduce Bill Pence as a new contributor to the Center for Faith & Work website. Bill served as a leader in a Fortune 50 company for 38 years. He is a graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary, serves in leadership at his local church, and is...

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August 2nd, 2019

Your Next Season of Life: Vacation or Vocation?

It surprises some to discover that retirement is not a biblical concept.  In his book, An Uncommon Guide to Retirement: Finding God’s Purpose for the Next Season of Life, Jeff Hannan helps people make the most of what can be the most influential time of life. “People talk about...

July 16th, 2019

Thank God for Plumbers

by David Greusel If you’ve ever had a plumber in your home to repair a sudden leak (and always on a weekend!), you may have sighed “Thank God for plumbers,” even while complaining about the hospital-sized bill. But I have more reasons than most to thank God for plumbers. Not because my home...

July 10th, 2019

Pay Attention to the Connections

In the fabrication and erection of structural steel, you pay attention to the connections. In the steel fab shop, most of the labor is in the connections: the base plates, shear tabs, and especially the moment connections which have lots of bolt holes and complete joint penetration welds. ...

July 9th, 2019

Facing Unpleasant Tasks

“I fought the lawn, and the lawn won!” I don’t know how many times I have said that, usually right after a tough time mowing our backyard.  Mowing the yard is probably my least favorite chore.   So, what is your unpleasant task?  If you are a student, it might be...

July 9th, 2019

Christians at Work - The Missing Link in Fulfilling the Great Commission

"You don’t exist to help professional ministry leaders fulfill the Great Commission. We exist to help you do it." —Michael Oh, Global Executive Director / CEO of the Lausanne Movement In order to fulfill the Great Commission, every believer needs to be a minister and every...

May 28th, 2019

5 Ways to Leave a Legacy Through Mentoring

Mentoring in retirement sounds like a wonderful idea. “Invest in the next generation. Share your life experience. Feel a renewed sense of purpose.” But in reality, far too often mentoring feels awkward for both mentor and mentee. To the mentee, it can often feel like a mono-directional...

May 25th, 2019

What do Christian High School and College Graduates Need to Hear?

This time of year, I remember the numerous graduations I have attended for each of my children and their spouses.  It has been nearly ten years since my youngest graduated from high school and five years since he graduated from college.  Four years ago, I received my master’s degree.  These...

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May 12th, 2019

The Call of the Entrepreneur

Have you ever thought about what the world would be like without entrepreneurs—without their creativity, tenacity and courage to make the world a better place? Because men and women have taken the risk to start something new, we enjoy products and services that truly contribute to human...