Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

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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...

November 10th, 2019

Serving Those Who Steal from You

What would you do if everything you owned was taken from you? Craig Deall's successful African farming operation shipped citrus fruit all over the world until it was seized in 2003 without compensation or recourse. When roving gangs came to his farm, he prayed...

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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...

October 20th, 2019

Inner Voice—The Importance of Internal Marketing

Jason Karpf is a blogger on A Christian’s Guide to Marketing, a nonprofit professional, ab Adjunct Instructor of Marketing at LeTourneau University, the author of Developing a Christian Marketing Plan, and a four-time champion on “Jeopardy.” Below he explains how the success of...

November 3rd, 2019

Prayers at Work: November 4-8, 2019

Monday (Meditation: Matthew 16:24-25) God, make me a servant-leader in the image of Christ. Help me to have the interest of others at heart, not just my own. Grant me the initiative to act without opinion polls, and the courage to take responsibility without blaming others. Help me to act...

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December 14th, 2019

The Chosen

The Chosen is the first multi-season streaming TV series made about Jesus. Friends told us to be ready to binge—and they were right. We feel like we’ve stepped into Jewish culture in Israel 2000 years ago and can relate to all the characters. The Chosen is the top crowdfunded entertainment...

December 12th, 2019

The Value of the Arts from a Biblical Worldview

by Russ Gehrlein Does art have value to God in the world of work? This wide career field would include expressions of pure art in its various forms (drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, etc.), as well as music, dance, theatre, movies, television, and literature. I personally have a...

January 16th, 2020

Is Business Your True Calling?

In June of 2019, hundreds of Christian leaders from churches and businesses around the world gathered to discuss the place of work and business in God's kingdom agenda to spread the gospel. Here's an excerpt from a paper presented at the conference that explores the calling to business....

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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...

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January 16th, 2020

Inspiring the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

ABOUT THE COURSE from the Praxis website AT PRAXIS, WE BELIEVE THE FUTURE OF CULTURE DEPENDS LARGELY ON THE WORLDVIEW OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENTREPRENEURS, INNOVATORS, AND CREATORS. They have outsized influence on what we consume, believe and desire—as they build products, services,...