Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

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November 13th, 2014

Overworking Is Not God's Idea

J.B. Wood is a business exec who writes about the challenges of integrating his spiritual life with his professional life in corporate America. When I saw his post entitled “Six Ways to Take Your Micro-Sabbatical,” I knew it was something I needed to ponder. You see, I come...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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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 4th, 2014

2014 Faith@Work Summit at a Glance

What does it look like for the gospel to permeate every crevice of life -- including our work? Learning to live out our faith at work can be perplexing if we don’t have mentors and role models to teach, encourage and challenge us along the way. This was a key point of discussion for more...

November 4th, 2014

The Gospel Changes Everything at Work

Katherine Leary Alsdorf became a Christian and a CEO in Silicon Valley the same month and says she didn’t know how to do either. After 10 years of foraging her own faith in the workplace, Katherine became the founding executive director of Redeemer Presbyterian’s Center for Faith and Work...

November 3rd, 2014

Turning the Marketplace into a Sanctuary

“Growing up on the farms you learn that you take care of your place first, because your place takes care of you,” she tells us. But something tells me that Cheryl Broetje takes this idea much farther than most of us. Faced with some tough decisions about whether to let workers go or to keep...

November 3rd, 2014

Challenges in Seminary and University Education

How well do our educational institutions support and promote living out our faith in our work? Not very well, according to two experts who addressed those attending the Faith@Work Summit in Boston this weekend. Paul Williams of Regent College addressed some major problems that he sees in...

November 3rd, 2014

You Can Create Things to Restore Your Community

David Gill moved the conversation from devices to decisions, inviting Christians to be proactive in their approach to ethics. Gill has made a career studying ethics, consulting with numerous businesses in addition to his academic work at starting at Berkeley to his recent work at the...

Channel(s): Ethics
November 3rd, 2014

What Technology Will You Bring to Heaven?

That’s the question asked earlier today by John Dyer, the director of web development for Dallas Theological Society. He began the summit’s application discussion by inviting us to think about technology. (If you’ve not yet read John’s book From the Garden to the City, I highly...

November 3rd, 2014

Finding Amazing Grace in Work, Again and Again

So often faith and work can operate in separate spheres, unbeknownst to even the most well-intentioned of us. But like the man in the parable of the hidden treasure (Matt. 13:44), God works to reclaim the whole field of our lives. When we find Jesus in our work, we again and again discover...

November 3rd, 2014

Faith@Work Leaders Gather

DALLAS – November 1, 2014 – As growing numbers of Christians insist that faith and work cannot be separate camps, on Oct. 24 and 25 in Boston, the largest-ever gathering of faith @ work leaders gathered to discuss the rising movement . . . and where it needs to go. The first-ever Faith @...