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Sharpen your perspective on the value of work and business to God’s kingdom

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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...

May 15th, 2014

Theology of Work & Building Spiritual Capital in the Workplace

A Theology of Work The Bible has more to say about work than worship. Yet most Christians don’t understand the significance of work to God’s kingdom. This session will explore how God views work and how a biblical theology of work should shape our experiences in the marketplace and our...

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February 28th, 2014

Millennials Seek to Serve God in Their Work

When Millennials first entered the workforce, older generations deemed them lazy, greedy, entitled, me-me-me generation, While some may feed this stereotype, Millennials are shaping today's workplace in many positive ways. Plus, born-again Millennials are notable for their social activism,...

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October 6th, 2013

Yard Work Is Not Part of the Curse

When I was a boy, I thought mowing the lawn was part of the curse. Maybe that’s because our yard wasn’t beautiful, or by the time I got our clunker mower started, I was already worn out. Recently I met a man who changed my attitude about mowing. Bob Walker is president of Walker Mowers and...

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...

March 15th, 2013

Theology of Work for a Non-Theologian

When Bill Peel asked me to review a video on YouTube by the author of my husband’s bulky systematic theology textbook, I admit I was skeptical. Prepared to be bored, I clicked and started watching Dr. Wayne Grudem teach—and was I surprised! An articulate and enthusiastic communicator, Dr....

November 14th, 2012

Missionaries in the Workplace

Several times during the year, churches I served would send people on short-term mission trips to work with orphans in Mexico, or fix up dilapidated houses in New Orleans, or serve in medical and dental clinics in Ethiopia. Before each trip, mission-trip participants would come to the front...

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September 4th, 2012

A Prayer for My Work

Ken Boa is one of the smartest, yet most humble, men I know.  Check out Ken’s website for a host of great resources that will aid you in your spiritual development. In his Reflections Teaching Letter Ken published a prayer for work entitled “Work as a Mode of Worship.” I pass it on for your...

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August 8th, 2012

Spiritual Health Assessment

Do you believe there is a spiritual difference between your work and the work of your pastor? In other words, do you believe pastors and other full-time ministry professionals have a higher calling? A word of caution for those who answer Yes: You are placing yourself in a...