Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

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January 19th, 2015

What Are Your Dreams for the Coming Year? They Might Be Too Small.

In 1954, a young man accepted the call to become the pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Over the next fourteen years he devoted his life to confronting racism in America and mobilized thousands of Americans to join him in non-violent civil disobedience to laws...

January 19th, 2015

Tegu: Building Blocks to Rebuild Communities

The High Calling spoke with Chris and Will Haughey, co-founders of Tegu, about their company's mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Every toy the company sells contributes to reforestation and education efforts in surrounding Honduran communities.

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January 13th, 2015

Called to Joy

  Bill Hendricks, author of The Person Called You, says that you can always spot someone doing what they were called to do, what they were born for.  People can do all kinds of things. But they only enjoy doing certain things. And I'm not just talking about what people "...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
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January 13th, 2015

Don't Miss Your Calling

Perhaps you are wondering, What did God create me to do? What is God’s will for my work? Is there any way for me to know for certain that I am doing what He called me to do? These are good questions to ask since knowing what God's will should be our top...

January 7th, 2015

Shining Bright or Blown Bulb? | A Report on the Faith@Work Summit, Boston

By: John Elton Pletcher “Give it a gentle shake, right up next to your ear. Listen close. If the filament yields a tinsel sound, the bulb is blown. That’s why the light’s not working, Son. ‘Time to replace the bulb.” This was Dad’s explanation for assessing old-school light bulbs.  Is Faith...

Channel(s): Calling and Career, Events
January 6th, 2015

Faith & Work Prayers

Lord, we long to worship You together and pray that You would tear down any mental wall dividing the secular from the sacred in our lives and help us recognize that there is not one part of our existence, including our work, about which You do not cry out, “This is mine. It belongs to me...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
January 6th, 2015

Litany for the Workplace

At the first Faith@Work Summit held in Boston in October of 2014, 275 pastors, business leaders, theologians, university professors, and marketplace ministry leaders rose to thank God and ask him to bless their work using the following litany. We urge you to join us in prayer and hope...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Events
January 6th, 2015

How MicroPrayers Can Help Get You Through the Work Day

With the advent of ubiquitous mobile social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter within reach at a moment’s notice, many of us have taken to posting clever quips from our sporatic stream of consciousness, squeezed in to the cracks and micro-breaks throughout the busy day. Standing in...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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...