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November 4th, 2014

2014 Faith@Work Summit at a Glance

What does it look like for the gospel to permeate every crevice of life -- including our work? Learning to live out our faith at work can be perplexing if we don’t have mentors and role models to teach, encourage and challenge us along the way. This was a key point of discussion for more...

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...

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July 24th, 2014

Accessing Spiritual Capital in the Workplace

According to the Small Business Administration, most new businesses fail within the first few years because they are underfunded. Sad but true, success in business is impossible without resources. But did you ever consider that we can be spiritually underfunded too?  If we fail to pray...

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June 28th, 2014

R.G. LeTourneau’s Impact on Others

Although LeTourneau knew he was called to business, he had no qualms about sharing his faith. He believed that it was the job of Christians in business to redeem the nation. He challenged laymen to take their place alongside pastors to make faith concrete. "The preachers can tell us that...

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June 1st, 2014

Who was R.G. LeTourneau?

R. G. LeTourneau’s name is often associated with generous giving, since he and his wife, Evelyn, practiced “reverse tithing” by giving away 90 percent and keeping 10 percent of their profits.  Yet few realize LeTourneau’s philosophy of giving was spawned by how he connected his faith with...

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April 18th, 2014

Seven Days of Prayer for the Workplace

I reconnected with Chris Jordan a while ago, founder and "Chief Steward" of Electro Acoustics in Fort Worth. Chris is passionate about creating audio and visual perfection in landmark venues across Texas. He's also passionate about building a business that glorifies God. Chris challenged me...

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April 16th, 2014

How to Pray at Work

Paul tells us to “Pray continually” (1 Thess. 5:17). Problem is, we forget. It’s easy to get so absorbed in our work that we fall asleep spiritually. But even when we do, God is still present. He wants to be involved in our work, and we always have the opportunity to speak with Him.  No...

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January 27th, 2014

If I Had a Billion Dollars

Ten years ago The Externally Focused Church by Rick Rusaw and Eric Swanson awakened Christians to the fact that most communities wouldn’t notice if local churches disappeared.  The book played a huge role in rebirthing gospel-motivated social consciousness among evangelicals. ...

January 17th, 2014

Covington Aircraft | Powered by God

Does aircraft maintenance have anything to do with God's work? Paul and Betty Abbott and their sons Luke and Aaron believe so. The Abbotts took over operations of Covington Aircratf shortly after Paul’s graduation from LeTourneau University, know that they were just stewards of a company...