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April 21st, 2017

PING - Golfing for God's Glory

Bubba Watson won the 2012 and 2014 Masters using PING irons. These were joyful wins for PING CEO John Solheim, who is also a LeTourneau University Trustee and alumnus. In 2014, PING earned 15 gold awards in Golf Digest's "Hot List."  In 2016, PING claimed the Supplier of the Year Award for...

February 8th, 2017

Serving Christ As A Business Owner

Phil Burks of Tyler, Texas, graduated from LeTourneau College in 1974 with a degree in electrical engineering technology. Back in his days as a “Techo,” he and two others nearly single-handedly put KHYM, a 5000-watt gospel radio station on the air. Burks worked at the campus’ KLET radio...

January 21st, 2016

Faith in the Workplace | Legal Protections for Business Owners

Changes in our culture and legal system cause many Christian business owners to wonder to what extent their business can reflect their faith and if it’s even possible to run a business in a way that glorifies God.   An Employer’s Guide to Faith in the Workplace was created by...

June 9th, 2015

Making Beautiful Places for the Glory of God

Inc. magazine's David Whitford wrote a feature article about Walker Mowers entitled "Finding Religion's Place in the Workplace: Colorado's Walker Manufacturing builds lawn mowers and operates as a Christian enterprise. What does faith have to do with riding mowers? Depends on how...

via ThirdPath
February 4th, 2015

Real Estate as an Extension of God’s Grace

This is an interview conducted by our friends at ThirdPath about the CEO and founder of The Haro Group (A residential real estate sales business).

via Bill Peel
November 13th, 2014

Dinnertime Sabbath at Bandwidth.com

In the Old Testament, God legislated a time of rest called the Sabbath. It was not a day of worship—every day is for worship. Sabbath was about rest from your work. It surprises some people that the fourth commandment to keep the Sabbath isn’t repeated as a command in the New Testament,...

November 10th, 2013

The Surprising Economics of a “People Business”

So what's the secret sauce of successful business? No matter what your business, investing in your people is synonymous with investing in your company’s future. So writes Travis Jarman in his blog at O.C. Tanner. You'll also want to read "The Surprising Economics of a 'People Business,'” ...

October 15th, 2013

The Heart of Business: Solomon's Wisdom for Success in Any Economy

Become an excellent employer while running an effective business. The Heart of Business by Raymond H. Harris, focuses on the business wisdom found in Proverbs that is vital to personal and professional success. Written specifically to young executives, this study is divided into four easy-...

via Bill Peel
September 14th, 2013

Leaving the Ministry?

“He left the ministry.” I can still recall how my father's countenance dropped when he learned that a friend had left the pastorate. A pastor himself, Dad hated to see gifted people leave church work and head for the marketplace. At age 34, he had taken the opposite path. He left a...

via Atlantic
April 6th, 2013

Trader Joe's Lesson: How to Pay a Living Wage and Still Make Money in Retail

Unlike many retail giants, QuikTrip, Trader Joe's, and Costco see their employees as an asset to be maximized, not an expense to be minimized. According to a recent article in The Atlantic by Sophie Quinton, "As a result, their stores boast better operational efficiency and customer service...