Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

February 9th, 2017

How to Witness at Work

Every day when you arrive at your workplace, an attitude arrives with you. Our attitudes are like the perfume or cologne we are wearing; we smell the fragrance when we first put it on, but others smell it throughout the day. The fragrance you’re wearing at work, others are picking up. So...

February 8th, 2017

Workplace Prayer | Praying for Co-Workers

Below are samples of workplace prayers for your week. They're from our friends at PrayersAtWork.com and authored by Dr. James H. Daughdrill. You can sign up to receive weekly prayers via email here.   Monday (Meditation: Colossians 3:12-14)  God, I work with others all day long, and at the...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Evangelism
February 8th, 2017

Spiritual Influence at Work | Workplace Grace on Family Talk

Most of us spend about 30% of our lives at work, and most of the people we work with are non-believers. God commands us to tell others about Him, so for many of us, our workplace is the mission field we are called to. Today’s guests explain how to take your faith to work in appropriate,...

Channel(s): Evangelism
February 8th, 2017

Serving Christ As A Business Owner

Phil Burks of Tyler, Texas, graduated from LeTourneau College in 1974 with a degree in electrical engineering technology. Back in his days as a “Techo,” he and two others nearly single-handedly put KHYM, a 5000-watt gospel radio station on the air. Burks worked at the campus’ KLET radio...

February 6th, 2017

LeTourneau Lauches Passage Institute for High School Students

LeTourneau University received a $600,000 Lilly Foundation grant to create a theological institute for high school students to explore their vocational calling. The strategic initiative, called Passage Institute for Youth and Theology, will provide the opportunity for 50 high school...

February 6th, 2017

The Lost Purpose for Learning: An Essay on United States Education With Implications for All Nations

"We don't find meaning in learning, we bring meaning to learning. If we can, that is. "Whatever!" seems to be a common bored attitude of children toward school. Bribes, or threats, or lures of a future well-paying job fail to inspire them. This is to be expected, if we fail to give them a...

February 4th, 2017

The Blue Collar Challenge: Connecting Faith and Human Labor

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Contemporary blue-collar employees often fail to appreciate the biblical significance of ordinary human labor. Consequently, they perceive work as a necessary evil while frustration and alienation characterize time spent on the job. Empirical research suggests that blue-collar workers have...

Channel(s): Events
February 1st, 2017

Identity Crisis: 7 Lessons Learned from Career Idolatry

I had a mini-meltdown the day after I left my job at one of the top communication firms in the U.S. As I looked in the mirror, I couldn’t help but think, ‘Who is that person?’ I’m serious! Even though I had another job lined up with a solid stack of safety cash in the bank, I had no idea...

February 1st, 2017

What do I do when my job feels useless?

What is the most useless job in America? If you’re like most people, you probably think, “mine,” every once in a while. But if you’re Mike Rowe, asking that question is absurd. Mike Rowe is the icon of the American working man, profiling workers of all stripes his shows Dirty Jobs ...

February 1st, 2017

Six Ways God’s at Work in You — At Work

You showed up to work today, but it feels like God didn’t. He feels remote and absent from what you do all day long. There are temptations all around, opportunities for cutting corners. No one else cares one wit about serving God. Conversations are all banal. And yet you believe God is...