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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...

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...

March 11th, 2018

Billy Graham and Evelyn and R.G. LeTourneau

"America's Pastor" the Rev. Billy Graham died a week ago.  Yesterday, the nation honored him as the first religious leader to lie in honor at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington.  President Trump described Graham as "an ambassador for Christ who reminded the world of the power of prayer and...

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...

October 3rd, 2017

Made to Create | Nate Saint, Inventor of the Pack 'n Play

If you have babies or grand-babies, chances are you've thanked God for products created by Nate Saint--such as the Pack 'n Play.  Nate grew up in a deeply religious family. His uncle and namesake was one of the missionary martyrs killed by the Auca Indians in South America with Jim Elliot...

September 8th, 2017

Wednesday Wisdom Podcasts

Our new podcasts are perfect to download and listen to on your commute. Be sure to subscribe to our channel on Sound Cloud as well as our channel on iTunes Podcasts. Here's the first Podcast in the series: Taking Faith to Work. 

August 3rd, 2017

Give it Up To the Lord- But Don't Give Up

Before Phil Burks' company revolutionized communication for first responders, God revolutionized how Phil saw his work as a business leader. Phil Burks, CEO of the Genesis group, explained to the students and faculty at LeTourneau University, the difference between giving...

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June 14th, 2017

Webinars for You

Once a month, the Center for Faith and work hosts live webinars to help you live your faith at work and experience Christ's transforming presence in your workplace. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn to stay abreast of upcoming events. Webinars feature conversations on relevant...

June 14th, 2017

LeTourneau Live | At Your Church or Group

LeTourneau University and the Center for Faith & Work are committed to helping you bridge the gap between Sunday and Monday, and equip your people for Kingdom impact at work. Your worship center may be empty on Monday, but the people who filled the pews Sunday are now deployed in the...