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February 15th, 2015

Is the Gap Between Pulpit & Pew Narrowing? Read the Latest Research

Dallas TX: New research conducted by the Barna Group for the Center for Faith & Work at​ LeTourneau University shows a substantial uptick in the number of pastors who say they preach on the topic of work. However, most church-goers still doubt the significance of their...

August 8th, 2014

Joyless, Meaningless Work is Unhealthy

A recent study found that the majority of Americans (52.3%) are unhappy in their work. This sad statistic is doubly troubling in light of numerous other studies which report that happy people are healthier people and they live longer. It’s not a big leap to see that being unhappy in our...

September 13th, 2013

Your Career Well Being and Your Identity

According to Gallup research people who have the opportunity to regularly do what they enjoy are more than twice as likely to be thriving in their lives overall. To appreciate how much our careers shape our identity and wellbeing, people took five years to fully recover from prolonged...

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November 8th, 2011

Equipping People for Their Workplace Mission Field

At the Right Now Conference in Dallas, Bill Peel presented "Carpe Monday: Equipping people for their Monday-morning mission field." He offered four ways churches can help men and women . . . : understand that work is important to God. equip them to apply biblical truth to their workplace...

November 3rd, 2011

What Teens Aspire to Do in Life, How Churches Can Help

A new Barna Group study explores the vocational aspirations of U.S. teenagers and examines the role of faith communities in influencing churchgoing teens’ college and career decisions.

October 31st, 2011

The Millennials | Confident, Connected, Open to Change

Generations, like people, have personalities, and Millennials have begun to forge theirs. They are more ethnically and racially diverse than older adults. They're less religious, less likely to have served in the military, and are on track to become the most educated generation in American...

October 13th, 2011

U.S. Students' Entrepreneurial Energy Waiting to Be Tapped

A Gallup Student Poll found that many students have entrepreneurial ambitions that could drive future job creation. Yet many students are not getting the education and work experience they need to achieve their goals.