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June 13th, 2015

Take a Vacation That's Really a Vacation

In a survey of 1300 Americans, 90 percent said vacations help them relax and recharge, reduce their stress, and build closer relationships with family. Forty percent, however, don’t take all of their paid vacation days even though this affects their health, well-being and relationships. ...

May 29th, 2018

Take Your Pastor to Work--and Lunch

Did you know that most pastors would like to visit their member’s workplaces? According to our research, 98% would visit if invited. You can be a big help to your pastors by taking them to work—and to lunch. Ninety-three percent of pastors believe it’s important to help people integrate...

May 28th, 2018

Consider the Ant: Why Daily Faithfulness Matters

Over 20 years ago, I heard a speaker named Jeff Olson give a talk on something he called “the Slight Edge.” The idea resonated with me, and ever since then it has had a significant influence on my life. I have come to realize it is a basic biblical principle woven into the fabric of...

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April 22nd, 2018

Small Steps of Faith Can Lead to God’s Purposes for You and Many Others

Sometimes a relentless desire to do something can be the Spirit of God prompting us to take a small step of faith. That’s what Tammie Jo Shults, Captain of Southwest flight 1380, did in high school after she read the book Jungle Pilot, a book about the missionary pilot Nate Saint....

April 11th, 2018

Called to Be a Pilot- Erik Franks '09

First Officer Eric Franks feels called by God to be a pilot and used by God to get people to where He wants them to be. Erik graduated in 2009 from LeTourneau University with a degree in professional flight and works for Hong Kong Airlines.  Conversations in the cockpit often drift toward...

February 11th, 2018

Work Is Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be

When I was a kid, my parents decided to build their own home. It was a marvelous plan – a beautiful house in the suburbs, custom-built on a wooded lot next to a lake. The builder they hired promised amazing things – several sliding glass doors so there would always be an unobstructed view...

November 27th, 2017

Why Packing Lunches and Helping with Homework Have Eternal Value | Anna Arnold

by Anna Arnold Do you wonder what you’re accomplishing when you have to cajole and cheerlead your kids through their homework each night? Or how about getting up at the crack of dawn to play air-traffic controller for the morning routine—packing lunches, making...

November 25th, 2017

How to Boost Creativity in Yourself and Others

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo Da Vinci, Albert Einstein, and of course R.G. LeTourneau were all exceptional innovators and creative geniuses in their fields. But is creativity limited to a rare breed of innovative human beings?  Until recently, research about creativity...

October 30th, 2017

How We Can Foster Human Flourishing at Work

Every resident of planet earth has responsibility to foster human flourishing. God even called the Jewish exiles to seek the wellbeing of their enemies. Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have...

October 15th, 2017

Building Houses for God's Glory | Merle and Dave Stoltzfus

David and Merle Stoltzfus take Psalm 127 very personally as residential developers in eastern Pennsylvania.  Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. (Psalm 127:1)  But they don't just build structures, they build communities. Because they believe that...