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October 19th, 2019

Working for God: The Story of R. G. LeTourneau and the University He Founded

This fresh, compelling pictorial biography of R. G. LeTourneau reveals parts of his life never before told about the engineering genius whose giant earth-moving machines helped win WW II and build the highway infrastructure of America. He became the best-known Christian Businessman in the...

January 7th, 2020

Is Your Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

How do you see your glass – half full or half empty?  I have observed that people who see their glass as half empty have a scarcity mindset.  And once you see your glass as half empty, it’s like wearing a blindfold that limits your ability to see where you are going – your vision. People...

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November 21st, 2019

Benefits of Leadership by the Book

Organizations are often run according to "the superchicken model," where value is placed on star employees who outperform others. Yet business leader Margaret Heffernan says it's social cohesion, not competition, that drives the most high-achieving teams—a principle we find throughout the...

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November 10th, 2019

Tear Down This Wall

https://www.lausanne.org/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/098.pdfOn June 12, 1987, President Ronald Reagan called on Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall. In the same way, we're calling for another wall to be torn down, the wall separating faith and work--but more than...

October 18th, 2019

Leadership Lessons from Nehemiah

We can learn much about leadership by studying the lives of Bible characters. Previously in our series we have learned from Jesus and Joseph. Today, we’ll look at leadership lessons from Nehemiah. Hand Me Another Brick, written by Charles Swindoll, was one of the books about Nehemiah I read...

September 12th, 2019

Leadership Lessons from the Life of David

We can learn much about leadership by studying the lives of Bible characters. Previously in our “Leadership Lessons from the Bible” series we have learned from Jesus , Joseph, Nehemiah and the Apostle Paul. Today, we’ll look at leadership lessons from the life of David. Like all leaders,...

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. ...

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 11th, 2019

Kingdom Venture at Betenbough Homes

Betenbough Homes, West Texas’ number one new home builder, was founded in 1992 when Ron and Rick Betenbough teamed up to deliver quality homes at the most competitive price. Now, more than 20 years and almost 7,000 homes later, Betenbough Homes continues to provide individuals with an...