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September 23rd, 2015

The Art of Listening Well: 10 Things Christian Business Leaders Should Never Silence

C12 is one of America's leading CEO Roundtable organizations. Founded in 1992, C12 helps Christian business owners or chief executives ​achieve excellence through best-practice professional development, peer sharpening, consistent accountability, and learning with the eternal...

May 17th, 2015

How a "Yes" Culture Prepares College Seniors for Their Calling

A “yes” culture releases people to discover their gifts and live out their calling in the world. “At my church,” says college grad specialist Erica Young Reitz, “this isn’t just a tagline—it’s really happening.” In our series What My Church Does Well, Erica inspires love for young...

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May 14th, 2015

The Best Way to Erase Poverty

"The best anti-poverty program is a job," said President Obama at the recent Poverty Summit at Georgetown University. Overwhelming response on Twitter pushed #PovertySummit to a national trending topic.  God created us to work. When we don’t work, we can’t flourish --  much less eat and pay...

April 29th, 2015

PovertyCure: From Aid to Enterprise

Do we really help people, communities and countries by sending them aid?  A group of academics, activists, theologians and business leaders believe more harm than good is often the result of international aid. PovertyCure is an international network of organizations and individuals seeking...

April 8th, 2015

Can Millennials and Boomers Work Together?

Both the workplace and the church are experiencing a major demographic transition as Boomers and Millennials learn how to do life and leadership together. Collaboration of the two largest cohorts of the past four generations can enrich every corner of society, but this can also create a...

February 28th, 2015

Thorns and Thistles

Is work painful or stressful to you? If so, you will find Russell Gehrlein's article helpful as you go through trials and temptations you experience at work​.  It is important to note that work itself is not what was cursed. The work that God gave Adam and Eve to do as found in the...

February 15th, 2015

Is the Gap Between Pulpit & Pew Narrowing? Read the Latest Research

Dallas TX: New research conducted by the Barna Group for the Center for Faith & Work at​ LeTourneau University shows a substantial uptick in the number of pastors who say they preach on the topic of work. However, most church-goers still doubt the significance of their...

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January 13th, 2015

Don't Miss Your Calling

Perhaps you are wondering, What did God create me to do? What is God’s will for my work? Is there any way for me to know for certain that I am doing what He called me to do? These are good questions to ask since knowing what God's will should be our top...

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 29th, 2014

The Equipping the Church Overview

The effectiveness of a church’s mission largely depends on its ability to mobilize its people in doing God’s work in the world. The largest force the church has to accomplish its mission is the People of God engaged in the life of the world every day in the course of their daily work. The...