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via Bill Peel
August 7th, 2015

Does Your Work Matter in God's Eyes?

Do you ever ask yourself, Am I wasting time on temporal pursuits? Should I spend more time on what really matters to God? In Genesis 1, God gave mankind a commission that has come to be known as the Cultural Mandate. Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it...

via Bill Peel
November 19th, 2012

Monday Morning Faith | Free Sermon Outlines

In large part, spiritual leaders have done a good job of explaining how to follow Jesus at home and at church, and how to cultivate your personal devotional life. Our focus has been on prayer, Bible study, congregational worship, evangelism, and service. But what does it look like to follow...

via Bill Peel
November 13th, 2012

Your Personal Mission Field

Most of the prominent Bible characters were not professional religious leaders. They had jobs in what many call the "secular workplace."  For example, Abraham and Jacob were ranchers. Joseph, Daniel, and Nehemiah were in government service. Even Jesus spent 90 percent of his life living and...

July 12th, 2012

Your Job is Your Ministry

Stephen Dekuyper responds to an Article posted on the Resurgence website by Sutton Turner. Dekuyper asks the question, "If we are faithful to the idea of God having a calling in each and every one of our lives however, should we not treat our job (secular or sacred) as our ministry...

July 5th, 2012

"How important is integrating faith & work?" - Jenny White

via The High Calling Jenny White, Executive Director of Art House Dallas, spoke with the Foundations for Laity Renewal online community The High Calling about the importance of integrating faith into whatever work or talent we have been given.

June 29th, 2012

Flourishing as a Student in a Freightening World

Bill Peel, Executive Director of the Center for Faith and Work at LeTourneau University, speaks to the student body at LeTourneau about how Daniel survived and flourished as a student in a threatening culture.

September 29th, 2011

What is (Christian) Cultural Renewal?

"Christians commonly think we can change the culture around us through evangelism or through great individuals. However, culture is primarily changed through communities. Dualism, the separation of the personal and public spheres — the way we often separate our faith from other areas of our...

September 28th, 2011

Work as Worship

This creative video from Right Now Media sets forth the creation proposition that work is one of the ways we worship God. Whether you are a CEO, young entrepreneur or manager in your business you have an enormous opportunity to give people a picture of God by the way you work. “At the...

September 22nd, 2011

Theology of Work for Young People

The "God's Pleasure at Work" curriculum was designed by Dr. Christian Overman to teach young people a biblical theology of work. Is your work really important to God? If you’re a pastor or a physician, you’re probably thinking, “yes.” But what if you’re a parent, a plumber or a...