Articles

March 15th, 2020

How the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Changed the Life of R.G. LeTourneau and History

Thirteen years after surviving the Great San Francisco Earthquake R. G. LeTourneau barely survived the Spanish Flu Pandemic which killed 20-50 million. Read the story below and follow LeTourneau from calamity to calamity that led him to determine to do business for God's glory and declare...

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...

via Bill Peel
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...

via Bill Peel
June 18th, 2014

R.G. LeTourneau’s Call to Business

When R.G. LeTourneau's missionary sister pushed him to get serious about serving God, he was confused and conflicted. He wrestled with God over the work he loved and what most people believed—that “going all out for God” meant going into fulltime ministry as a preacher, evangelist or...

via Bill Peel
June 1st, 2014

Who was R.G. LeTourneau?

R. G. LeTourneau’s name is often associated with generous giving, since he and his wife, Evelyn, practiced “reverse tithing” by giving away 90 percent and keeping 10 percent of their profits.  Yet few realize LeTourneau’s philosophy of giving was spawned by how he connected his faith with...