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via Bill Peel
December 16th, 2019

Called to Ministry at the World's Largest Airline

Are you called to ministry? Okay, you probably realize that's a trick question because we're all called to ministry as Christ's ambassadors of redemption. However, I spend a good deal of time talking to people who are well-establish in their work, but they want to leave their work and "go...

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...

March 22nd, 2013

5 Biggest Career Mistakes Christians Make | Part 2

In The High Calling, J.B. Wood explains five career mistakes you could make if you don't understand the sacredness of your work and how God wants your work to be a ministry.  

December 4th, 2012

How Do You Define Your Work?

Recently, a LeTourneau University staff member was shopping at a Longview furniture store and struck up a conversation with the owner. Happy to learn about his customer’s faith and connection to the university, the owner shared about how he enjoys traveling around the region with his father...

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...