Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

December 10th, 2014

The Work of Celebrating Christmas

A recent survey found that the overwhelming majority (80 percent) of moms feel stressed about getting everything done. And that’s before they take on a month of holiday tasks. Holiday activities like decorating, preparing food, shopping, wrapping presents and attending holiday events take...

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December 10th, 2014

Delivery Boy for a Day

Before the big brown truck pulls up in front of your house to deliver presents, take two minutes to experience this fun and heart-warming new ad from UPS about a young boy who is fascinated by UPS package delivery drivers. It’s a good reminder of how we can elevate the value of work from an...

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December 10th, 2014

Joy to the Work, the Lord Is Come

Most Christians in the English-speaking world will sing Isaac Watt’s hymn, “Joy to the World” this Christmas season. Although Watts intended it as a celebration of Christ’s second coming, we’ve adopted it as one of our favorite Christmas hymns for obvious reasons.Christ's first coming...

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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...

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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 9th, 2014

Don't Abandon your Post

When Jesus said, "Go into all the world and make disciples," what do you think he meant? Of course that means that God wants the Gospel to be taken to every nook and cranny where lost people need the gospel. That includes lost tribes in remote jungles as well as lost co-workers in your...

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November 5th, 2014

The Grace & Perfection Balancing Act

Grace: it’s something we all need to receive; it’s something we all need to give. In the simplest of terms, grace is unmerited favor.  It is something that is received, or that is given, not deserved. As it pertains to our relationship with God, the...

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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 4th, 2014

Your Work as Ministry

Do you see your work as a ministry? Unless you’re a pastor, missionary or an employee in professional ministry, you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about your work like this. After all, how often do you hear Sunday sermons that describe Christian retail workers, farmers, bankers...